Ventura Plein Air Invitational on September 26, 2016

On Sept. 26, 2016 17 regional artists will compete in the Ventura Community Bank’s "Ventura Plein Air Invitational" for Best of Show and other prizes jurored by California Art Club Vice-President David Gallup. The artists will be painting as a group and on their own in locations throughout Ventura and Ojai. The culmination of their efforts will be available for public viewing at Gallery V, 540 E. Main St. in Ventura.

The artists will also be competing in a “Quick-Draw” on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9 am to 11 am on the sidewalks and corners around Gallery V. The artists have 2 hours to complete a painting from start to finish. The public is invited to vote for their favorite through Sunday, Oct. 2 at Gallery V. The artist will be awarded a cash prize.

The artists competing and painting in these events are Virginia Beale, Christine Apostolina Beirne, Pam D’Ambrosio, Marion Fortunati, Ray Harris, Kathy Ikerd, Mary-Gail King, Gina Niebergall, Anette Power, Laura Rosenkranz, George Scribner, Sparkle Taylor, Sharon Weaver, Sonja Weber, Kay Zetlmaier, Ron Zolkover and Gerald Zwers.

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