Benicia Chamber of Commerce
Benicia, CA 94510
9am - 5pm
2nd Annual 'Benicia Plein Air Paint Out'Aug 26 2017
Approximately 60 artists will come from all over the Bay Area to capture the light, the straits and the unique charm of Benicia in paint. Artists may check in at 8AM and must be ready to hang their work by 3PM. Renowned artist, Randy Sexton will serve as judge. He will choose First, Second, Third place winners and 3 Honorable mentions, with cash prizes awarded to each. At the 4PM awards ceremony, Mayor Elizabeth Patterson will honor each winner with the ribbons. Following the awards, the public is invited to a huge party and a sale of all the paintings that are produced that day. There will be music by an all women, four piece Brazilian band named "Gringa" and the public is invited to enjoy food and libations with plenty of time to see all the newly created artwork.
A portion of the proceeds of the sale of artworks produced during the 2nd Annual Paint Out will be donated to the Arts Benicia Youth Program. The donation will be used to fund scholarships for teens to attend art workshops and programs sponsored by Arts Benicia". For more information, go to the website, beniciapleinair.com, or call Samantha at 415-828-4991
LOCATION: Benicia Plein Air Gallery, 307 First Street, Benicia is open Thursday through Sundays, Noon to 6 pm.