Plein Air Down Under Outdoor Painting Festival

DateSeptember 24 2022 - September 26 2022
LocationPeel RegionWestern Australia

Featuring International Feature Artist Tiffanie Mang
Mandurah & Pinjarra
Saturday 24 September 2022 – Monday 26 September 2022
9:00am – 8:00pm

Workshops, Paint Outs, Exhibitions, Awards & Prizes, Demonstrations and Artist Talks. This festival celebrates everything to do with outdoor painting. Plein Air Down Under invites artists and art lovers alike to join in the fun of the Peel Region’s outdoor painting festival. Come and paint, or come and watch! Over $8,000 in cash and prizes is on offer for artists accepting the challenge of capturing the character and beauty of Mandurah and Pinjarra’s natural and built environment. Pre-festival activities include:
• World Wide Paint Out: 10 & 11 September, Mandjar Square Mandurah
• RFDS Spirit of the Landscape Exhibition, Mandurah Performing Arts Centre
• Gouache Masterclasses, en plein air, with feature artist Tiffanie Mang (USA)
• Plein Air Drawing, with Andy Dolphin

Festival weekend activities include:
• Artists Meet and Greet at the Leon Holmes Gallery
• Demonstrations by feature artists Tiffanie Mang (USA) and Leon Holmes (Aus)
• Lotterywest Free Demo Zone
• Day and evening paint outs and festivities
• Two-hour ‘Quick Draw’ painting competition
• A day painting in historical Pinjarra
• An exhibition of festival weekend artwork
• Free have-a-go painting activities for all ages
• Awards and prizes

Ticket Information:
• FREE to watch and enjoy the surrounds
• Youth Artist Registration (aged 18 and under) $10.00
• Adult Artist Registration: $65 Standard Adult Artist Registration

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