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Julian - Plein Air

 

Last updated 3/11/2016 at 2:17am



Following on from the success of Borrego Springs Plein Air, artists are invited to take part in a plein air art contest in the high desert community of Shelter Valley outside of Julian, CA.

Benefiting the Shelter Valley Community Center, located halfway between the towns of Julian and Borrego Springs, this is an opportunity to get outside and enjoy the Anza Borrego desert.

Two plein air contest categories will be featured, including desert landscapes and local Native American and stagecoach trails history. All visual art formats allowed.

Pre-register at least a week in advance for a $20.00 entry fee. Artists will be required to produce their artwork between 7am on Saturday, April 2 through noon on Sunday, April 3. Finished artwork is due at the Community Center between 9am and 1pm on Sunday, April 3rd for display.

An arts and crafts sale/antiques and collectable sale will take place on the Shelter Valley Community Center grounds on Sunday afternoon from 12:00 p.m.to 5:00 p.m.

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