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Laguna Plein Air Painters Association
18th Annual Best of Plein Air

LPAPA Gallery

PROSPECTUS - Submissions open 1/3/22


EXHIBITION TITLE:                                   

18th Annual “Best of Plein Air”


EXHIBITION DATES:                                

February 28 - April 4, 2022



LPAPA Gallery

414 North Coast Hwy

Laguna Beach, CA  92651



Open to all LPAPA members in good standing,

Signature Members, Artists Members and Student Members


SUBJECT MATTER:                                  

Open to all subjects painted in plein air



Submit before 11:59 pm on Monday, February 7, 2022


ART ELIGIBILITY:                                       

All work must be completed en plein air

Entries must not violate copyright laws

Entries must be original and executed within the last year


Maximum unframed size not to exceed 60 united inches (United Inches = Length + Width)

Minimum unframed size not to be less than 12 united inches (United Inches = Length + Width)


All work must be framed, wired and ready to hang



50% to Artist, 50% to LPAPA

All artwork must be for sale



HOW TO APPLY:                                      

Submit jpeg images for review via

You may submit up to a maximum of 6 images


ENTRY FEE:                                                

Payment through onlinejuriedshows. 

You may submit up to 2 images for $35. Each additional image up to 6 is $5.



Notifications will be sent to artists via email on or around Monday, February 14, 2022



Artwork to be delivered to the LPAPA Gallery by Tuesday, March 1, 2022 between 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Unsold artwork to be picked up on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 between 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Artwork may be shipped to and from the LPAPA Gallery at the artist’s expense

Artwork not received within the specified delivery window may not be eligible for awards judging

Please Note:  LPAPA does not have the ability to store artwork from any show after it has closed when prior return arrangements for pick up or shipping have not been made by the artist.  If after 14 days of a show closing the artist has not provided payment for return shipping or picked up their work, the unclaimed artwork will be considered abandoned and become the property of LPAPA.



February 28 - March 3, 2022 (link becomes active 10am PT Monday February 28th)


March 3 - April 4, 2022

ARTWALK GALLERY RECEPTION:                                    

Thursday, March 3, 2022   6:00 pm – 9:00 pm / Awards Presentation – 7:00 pm



1st Place  $1000 + Invitation to 2022 Plein Air Invitational                                                                                                     

2nd Place  $500  

3rd Place  $250                                                                                                                                                                            

Honorable Mention $75

Facebook Fans’ “Peoples Choice” $50



Show Coordinator

Rosemary Swimm

949-376-3635 (o) 949-584-9162 (c)

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