Due to COVID-19, Mendocino County is currently under a Shelter in Place Order.
Please refer to Mendocino County Public Health Department for latest updates.
September 19-25, 2016. Application deadline: August 12, 2016.
Join fellow artists on the picturesque northern California coast for the Mendocino Open Paint Out.
Perks included in your registration fee:
* Open plein air competition
* More than $5,000 in cash and prizes
* Plein air painting each day
* Daily wet paint sales in the MAC galleries
* Celebrity artist demonstrations each day
* A Welcome Reception with a complimentary dinner and a meet and greet with the featured artists (September 19)
* Complimentary dinner at the MAC (September 24)
* Quick Draw Competition & Sale (September 24)
* Celebratory awards presentation (September 24)
NEW THIS YEAR! A Wine Tasting Event and Viewer’s Choice Award voting and presentation (September 25)
Judged by our prestigious celebrity plein air artists John Hewitt, co-founder
Suzi Marquess Long
Early registration is encouraged. Registration is first come, first served. Space may fill before the deadline. download a call for entry (PDF) at: