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2018 St. Augustine Plein Air Paint Out

Artists are invited to participate in a community-wide Plein Air Paint Out in St. Augustine, Florida, the nation’s oldest city. The event celebrates the town’s historic, architectural and coastal beauty through the time-honored tradition of panting en plein air. Selected works will be featured in the juried exhibition, Where Art Meets History, at the St. Augustine Art Association from May 4-27, 2018. Awards total more than $2500, including a $1,000 Best in Show.

Register Now

  1. Login or create an Entrythingy profile. Select the 2nd Annual St. Augustine Plein Air Paint Out and complete the form. Pay the registration fee via PayPal.
  2. Print and fill out the Registration Form included in the Rules & Guidelines. Mail or drop off to the St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084 with a credit card payment or check made payable to the St. Augustine Art Association.

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Rules & Guidelines Online Application


May 4-27, 2018 at the St. Augustine Art Association

Selected works created during the Plein Air Paint Out will be featured in this juried exhibition, May 4-27, 2018. See rules and guidelines for details.

2017 Plein Air Paint Out “Gilded” Exhibit Winners

  • 2017 Plein Air "Gilded" Exhibit Winners
  • Best in Show - Roger Bansemer
  • First Place - Xi Guo
  • Second Place - Lyn Asselta
  • Third Place - Jeanne Hollington
  • Fourth Place - Martha Ferguson
  • Honorable Mention - Mary Hubley
  • Honorable Mention - Paul Ladnier


The St. Augustine Plein Air Paint Out is sponsored in part by the Community Foundation of NE Florida and the JoAnn Crisp-Ellert Foundation.

2018 Dates & Events

ONLINE APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 16, 2018. Mailed registrations must be received by April 16, 2018. Registration Fee: $45.

Early Check In: April 21, 2018; 12-4pm

Orientation Brunch: April 22, 2018; 10:00am

Quick Draw: April 22, 2018; 1-4pm

Updates will be added.