ON-LINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. WALK-INS ARE WELCOME DURING REGISTRATION HOURS OF 8AM-10AM THIS SATURDAY. EVENT TENT WILL BE SETUP IN MIDDLE OF TOWN BY THE MONUMENT ON VILLAGE CENTER DRIVE. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL US AT 951-692-6135. .
A perfect marriage of live art and one-of-a-kind galleries, you won't want to miss this two day event. This free public art event allows art enthusiasts to get close up and personal with a number of talented artists.
The energy starts on Saturday where visitors can view artists creating original artwork around the mountain village of Idyllwild from 8am-5pm. Not only will there be a number of Plein Air artists tucked throughout town, our amazing galleries will be featuring a number of other working artists. You name it, we'll have it!
Maps listing gallery locations and names of all participating artists who pre-register, BOTH Plein Air artists and working artists, will be available at event booth located in center of town on Saturday from 8am-2pm.
The event finale is Sunday's champagne brunch from 9am-noon hosted at the historic Wilder Cabins located at 54550 South Circle where ribbons will be awarded to the participating Plein Air artists. The 1930's cabin and tree covered grounds are the perfect setting for our outdoor gallery where pieces created by BOTH Plein Air artists and participating working artists will be available for purchase. Free to the public, the open air gallery and brunch will be open from 9am-Noon on Sunday, June 13th.
Attention Plein Air Artists! If you are an active Art Alliance of Idyllwild member, as long as you pre-register and fall into one of four art mediums (oil, acrylic, pastel or watercolor), you may participate in the 2015 Plein Air Event for FREE. You do not need to be associated with a gallery to participate. If you aren't a member of the Art Alliance of Idylllwild, think about joining by clicking here or take advantage of our 2015 discounted rate of only $25 for non-members. Only Plein Air Artists will be eligible for prize money (1st place $300, 2nd place $200, and 3rd place $100). In addition to the one judged piece painted on June 13th, you will have the option of adding a second piece in our Sunday gallery. Register on-line by June 9th to get included in public map of event with a 40 word bio (send to email@example.com). For more information about qualifications for Plein Air artists, click HERE.
Attention All Other AAI Artists! If you are not a Plein Artist, as long as you are an active member of the AAI AND preregister as a working artist at one of our galleries or local businesses, you may submit ONE piece of artwork for the Sunday gallery. You do not need to associated with a gallery and can work in any medium. This is a great way to get exposure and support live art in Idyllwild. Register on-line by June 9th to get included in public map of event with a 40 word bio (send to firstname.lastname@example.org). For more information about how to get involved, click HERE.
FOR PENDING QUESTIONS ABOUT THE EVENT, either email email@example.com OR call 951-692-6135.