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Central Coast Plein Air Painters
Art, Love & Wine

An Exhibition of the Central Coast Plein Air Painters.

Art, Love &Wine

This exhibit is open to all Artists working in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel residing in California that can personally deliver and retrieve their work or have a friend do so.  Membership in the Central Coast Plein Air Painters is free and available on Facebook:

New Sponsor for 2019!  The Central Coast Plein Air Painters are thrilled to announce that Guerilla Painter, a leader in the plein air art supplies, will be Sponsoring Art Love & Wine with the 1st and 2nd place prizes!

Exhibition Details

 The Art, Love and Wine Exhibition & Sale will be hosted by Wargin Wines at their Watsonville tasting room at 11 Hanger Way in Watsonville, CA.  and will feature paintings by The Central Coast Plein Air Painters of the amazing beauty of California’s Central Coast reflective of the theme Art, Love & Wine.  Selected artwork will be on display through end of March.    1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards will be given as well as 8 honorable mentions.  Artists will receive 75% of all sales of their work.   The exhibition and sale will be promoted via social media and PR.  Artists are welcome to invite as many fans of their work as they like.  Wargin Wines will be offering wine tasting of their delicious wine and light refreshments for all guests of age.


Open to all artists in California that can hand deliver and retrieve their work (should it not sell) or have a friend do so.  Artists may submit work in watercolor, acrylic, oil, and pastel.  No photography, video or 3D work will be considered.  Work must be framed or gallery wrapped with finished edges and wired for hanging.  Dimensions may not exceed 24” in height by 36” in length, not including frame. Entries must be plein air paintings, executed on location, out of doors or inspired by plein air.  The theme Art, Love & Wine is in appreciation for our host venue, Wargin Wines, and in the spirit of Valentine’s Day.  It is open to the artist’s interpretation. Artists must be able to hand deliver and pick up their work if it does not sell.  No shipped work will be accepted.


$38 for up to 3 images.


Our Juror for awards is California plein air artist, Erika   Perloff.  Working in pastel and oil, Erika is an accomplished and award-winning artist and painting instructor.  Her work is represented by galleries across the US and collected world wide.


All sales will be processed through Wargin Wines


1st Place: $130 Gift Certificate to Guerilla Painter

2nd Place: $80  Gift  Certificate to Guerilla Painter

3rd Place: $50 cash

All participating artists will receive a 10% off coupon to Guerilla Painter, good for 30 days from the opening of the show.


Timeline of events including

1.       Open/close date for submitting their work online: Dec 16th to Jan 14th by midnight


2.       Notifications sent out:  Jan 16th


3.       Drop off of artwork and hang artwork: Thursday January 31st from 11am to 1


4.       Gala reception:  February 1st, 2019 from 5 to 8:00

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