14th Annual "Less is More" Art Auction & Sale

August 2020
10:00 AM PDT
September 2020
05:00 PM PDT
GOAL $5,000.00
214.7% REACHED!

About Our Auction

LPAPA's 14th Annual "Less is More", is a juried art show of small works, presented as an online virtual gallery exhibition and sale, with special pricing and an auction feature, in response to the continued restrictions and challenges related to the pandemic. This provides a unique opportunity for the collectors to add a special small gem to their art collection, and support LPAPA and the Artists!

Proceeds from the sale of artwork benefit the artists and nonprofit Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA).

The artists each generously donate 50% of the full gallery retail price to support LPAPA. In an effort to encourage support of its Artists, LPAPA is reducing its usual 50% share of the sales price to 25%, passing along a potential 25% savings to the Collector. We've added an auction feature and buy-now opportunity to encourage friendly competitive buying and added support for LPAPA!

All of the artwork is available with a starting price of 75% of the full value gallery price, with auction bidding at a minimum of $10 increase increments. The artists will receive his or her full 50% of the full buy-now gallery price, and LPAPA will receive the portion of sale proceeds above the artist's sales commission. All of the artwork is original and framed.

Exhibition dates are August 31st - September 6th, 2020. Sales will commence Monday, August 31st at 10:00 am and end Sunday, September 6th at 5:00 pm PDT.

LPAPA is hosting a Virtual Reception & Awards Presentation on Thursday, September 3rd, from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, with awards to be announced at 5:30 pm. Virtual seats are available and free with advance reservations. Visit our website to learn more and reserve your (virtual) seat! Details and registration link at: https://lpapa.org/071320-art-show-small-works-2020/.

About Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA)

The Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA) was founded in Laguna Beach in 1996 with a mission to preserve the history of the plein air movement of 19th century California, to support the tradition as it exists today, and to foster a network among plein air painters nationwide.

LPAPA is considered the stewards of Laguna’s plein air legacy, which established our town as an artists’ colony in 1903. Early plein air artists founded the original Laguna Beach Art Association and opened the first art gallery in 1918 and started a permanent collection that later established the town’s museum. LPAPA is committed to continuing the plein air painting tradition and preserving the Laguna Plein Air Painting legacy.

Your support will help us keep the plein air painting tradition and legacy alive for future generations! Thank you!

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