2017 PLEIN AIR & MORE
Celebrate art in the elements with the 9th annual
Plein Air & More Festival!
Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to observe the creative process of almost 50 top regional artists working in the "open air" of one of the most inspiring locations of the Pacific Northwest. This event is brought to you by the participating galleries of the Cannon Beach Gallery Group. For more event information and schedule, click here.
We're delighted to welcome back three very talented award-winning plein air artists for this year's Festival: Anton Pavlenko, Joanne Shellan and Michael Orwick. Anton and Michael will each be conducting workshops prior to the weekend. Click here for workshop information. Click on each artist's name to see more of their work.
Please note the highlights of our festival schedule:
10am-4pm Artists at work
4-6pm Wine & chocolate reception.
with featured artists and their latest work on display.
10am-1:30pm Artists at work
2-4pm Artist Swarm at Coaster Theater courtyard
4-6pm Wine & cheese reception with featured artists.
7-8:30pm Bonfire & Raku firing at Whale Park. Awards presentation for Best Plein Air Artist, Best & More Artist and People's Choice.
11am-1pm Dualing Easels
The ever popular Dualing Easels returns to DragonFire! Join Anton Pavlenko and Michael Orwick for a wonderful lesson in painting, collaboration and friendship as these two highly accomplished artists trade easels several times to create wonderfully nuanced works of art.