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 Promoting En Plein Air painting through paint outs, exhibitions and fellowship                                                                

     We're going back again....

          .....to the Texas Coast!

          Galveston, oh Galveston

          I hear your sea winds blowing....

          I hear your sea waves crashing...


          Dream of Painting Galveston......


                               ENTRY DEADLINE   DEC. 16, 2018                  


              ABOUT THE EVENT    

                                                    MAY 5 - MAY 12, 2019

 Plein Air Southwest is a juried membership outdoor painting competition 

event presented by Outdoor Painters Society and hosted by the Galveston Historical 



Juried artists will compete for $25,000+ in cash and merchandise.  Artists

 paint within Galveston and at selected locations throughout the city.  

Artists will interpret this historic city as only a plein air painter can.  

The event  takes place during the annual Galveston Historic Home Tour that 

attracts thousands of visitors.  Artists will have access to paint around the

tour homes as well as special permission for other private locations including 

the 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA  The exhibition and sale will be in the Grand

 Ballroom of the historic 1859 Aston Villa estate.


ELIGIBILITY:  Must be at least 18 years of age and a member of Outdoor 

Painters Society.  Please see the Join Us page for membership information. 







Upcoming Paint Outs & Events

En Plein Air Pro - www.enpleinairpro.com 

Rosemary & Co. - www.rosemaryandco.com 

Holbein Artist Materials - www.holbeinusa.com    

Jack Richeson & Co.: www.richesonart.com

Wind River Arts: www.windriverarts.com

AirFloat Systems: www.airfloatsystems.com


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