Plein Air at the Lost Coast

"Capture the Magic"  

October 4-8,2017

Schedule of Events


     10 A.M.- 3 P..M.         Registration at Benbow Inn, Benbow, CA. 

     2- 4 P.M.            Quick Draw competition 1 - Benbow Inn- Artists not competing in Quick Draw may also  create art at Benbow.

     4 - 5 P.M.           Judging of Quick Draw and awards- Quick Draw Art will be displayed for sale until October 2,at Benbow.

     10 A.M.  - 5 P.M.          Registration of Artists and Canvases- Orientation to Shelter Cove

     6:30  - 9 P.M.       Welcome Dinner

Thursday, October 5, 2017

         7 - 9 A.M.         Continental Breakfast - Community Clubhouse

         9 - 11 A.M.       Optional Workshop on Plein Air Painting/ $40 This will be a valuable workshop for both beginners and experienced painters.  There will be instruction about techniques to begin and then artists will be given an opportunity  to work on their own pieces of work with input from the instructor, Professor Eunyoung Hwang, an accomplished artists with masters in two different areas of art.  

       11 A.M.             Nature Hike - Led by Bureau of Land Management Naturalist

      11:30 A.M.         Free demonstration

    ALL DAY              Artists Create their Art

       7 - 8:30 p.m.       Presentation & Lecture - Professor Eunyoung Hwang - "A history of Plein Air, Impressionism, and how the       industrial revolution and science impacted it"  FREE - COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE

     8:30 - ?                Artists Critique - Directed by Howard "Luke" Lucas - Community Clubhouse

Friday, Ocober 6, 2017

       7 - 9 A.M.          Continental Breakfast - Community Clubhouse

         ALL DAY         Artists Create their Art

    10 A.M. - 4 P.M.   Community Mural

                                In conjunction with the "Plein Air at the Lost Coast" the community will be painting a mural at Vern's.      

                                All  artists and children are welcome to join in. Children win chances to win artistic supplies.                      

    11 A.M.-12P.M.     Nature Walk - Led by Bureau of Land Management Naturalist

    7 P.M. - ?             Artists Critique - Directed by Howard "Luke" Lucas - Community Clubhouse

Saturday, October 7, 2017

     7 - 9 A.M.             Continental Breakfast - Community Clubhouse

     10 A.M. - 4 P.M.    Community Mural  -  Drawing for art kits and supplies.

    6A.M. - 12:30 P.M.    Artists create their art

     1 P.M.                 Artists Present work to Community center for sale & Exhibit only

     1 P.M. - 4 P.M.      Barbeque at Mal Combs Park- Games, and Fun.  Lighthouse Tours.

     3 P,M. - Demonstration

     4 P.M.                 Judges review art and make awards

     7:30 - 10 P.M.      Meet the Artists Reception, Awards Presented and Sale of Art- beer & wine available 


Sunday October 8, 2017

    9 A.M. -Noon        Plein Air art available for display and purchase - Community Clubhouse

    9:30 - 12Noon      Quick Draw  number 2 Competition - Shelter Cove Lighthouse

    12 Noon              Judges Award Quick Draw Winners

     12:30 - 3 P.M.     Art Sale          Unsold Art to be Collected

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