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Laguna Plein Air Painters Association
16th Annual “Best of Plein Air”


LPAPA In Residence @ Forest & Ocean Gallery

PROSPECTUS - Submissions open 12/6/18


EXHIBITION TITLE: 16th Annual “Best of Plein Air”


EXHIBITION DATES: March 9 – March 23, 2020


LOCATION: LPAPA in Residence @ Forest & Ocean Gallery

480 Ocean Ave

Laguna Beach, CA  92651

Gallery Hours:  Tues – Fri & Sun 11am – 5pm; Sat 10am – 6pm 

Closed Mondays


QUALIFICATIONS: Open to all LPAPA members in good standing, 

Signature Members, Artists Members and Student Members


SUBJECT MATTER: Open to all subjects


DEADLINE: Submit before 11:59 pm on Monday, February 3, 2020


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 36 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 wired and ready to exhibit

Framing subject to LPAPA’s approval


COMMISSION: 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: Notifications will be sent to artists via email on or around 

Friday, February 7th, 2020


ARTWORK DROP-OFF: Monday, March 9, 2020:  10:00 am – 12:00 pm at

LPAPA In Residence located at Forest & Ocean Gallery

480 Ocean Ave   Laguna Beach


SHIPPING INFORMATION: Out-of-town shipments MUST arrive by Friday, March 6, 2020

Artist is responsible for shipping charges to and from exhibit. 

A prepaid return label or charge authorization must be included


Ship to:  Rosemary Swimm c/o  Forest & Ocean Gallery   

  480 Ocean Ave   Laguna Beach, CA  92651


ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: Saturday, March 14, 2020   5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Awards Presentation – 6:00 pm

LPAPA in Residence at Forest & Ocean Gallery


AWARDS: 1st Place  $500. + Invitation to 2020 Plein Air Invitational 2nd Place  $250   

3rd Place  $125   Honorable Mention $75

Facebook Fans’ “People’s Choice” $50


ARTWORK PICKUP: Monday, March 23, 2020   10:00 am – 12:00 pm

LPAPA In Residence located at Forest & Ocean Gallery

480 Ocean Ave   Laguna Beach

Please Note:  LPAPA no longer has the ability to store artwork from any show after it has closed when prior return arrangements (pick up or shipping) have not been made by the artist.  If after 2 weeks of a show closing, the artist has not provided payment for return shipping or picked up their work, the unclaimed artwork will become the property of LPAPA.


DETAILS: Although the utmost care will be taken in handling artwork,

neither LPAPA, Forest & Ocean Gallery or its representatives 

will be responsible for damage or loss from any cause.  Insurance,

if desired, is the responsibility of the artist


IMPORTANT DATES: Monday, February 3, 2020   Entry deadline

Friday, February 7, 2020* Notifications emailed on or around

Friday, March 6, 2020 Shipping arrival deadline

Monday, March 9, 2020 Physical artwork drop off

Saturday, March 14, 2020 Artists’ Reception

Monday, March 23, 2020 Pick up artwork


QUESTIONS: Show Coordinator

Rosemary Swimm 

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

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