6th Annual Waterworks

Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA)
May 2022
10:00 AM PDT
May 2022
08:00 PM PDT
GOAL $5,000.00
146.3% REACHED!

About Our Auction

The 6th Annual Waterworks juried art show will open online with this pre-gallery-opening silent preview auction on Monday, May 2nd at 10:00 am PST. The special auction pricing starts at 80% of the gallery price with minimum $10 bid increments, which provides LPAPA art collectors with the opportunity to add a special watercolor painting to their collection at a potential 20% savings! We've added the "buy-now" feature to encourage friendly competitive buying and increased support for LPAPA!

This annual watercolor show is made possible through the support of the Joe Hanks Van Cleave Foundation for the Arts. Proceeds from the sale of artwork benefit the artists and nonprofit LPAPA.

Auction dates are May 2-5, 2022, with auction bidding or buy-now commencing Monday, May 2nd at 10:00 am, and ending Thursday, May 5th at 8:00 pm.

LPAPA is hosting a Reception & Awards Presentation on Thursday, May 5th at the LPAPA Gallery in Laguna Beach at 414 North Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, California, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, with awards to be announced at 7:00 pm.

The Waterworks Online and Gallery Exhibitions and sales continue through Monday, May 30, 2022.

The LPAPA Gallery is located in Laguna Beach at 414 N. Coast Highway, between Jasmine and Myrtle Streets on Gallery Row. Gallery hours are Thursday through Monday, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, and 6pm - 9pm the First Thursday of each month. We are also available by appointment on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and alternative hours.

About Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA)

The Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit art organization that was originally founded in Laguna Beach in 1996 by five artists -- Ken Auster, Jacobus Baas, Cynthia Britain, Saim Caglayan, and John Cosby -- 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 painting legacy, which helped establish our town as an artists’ colony more than a century ago. Early plein air artists -- Edgar Payne, Frank Cuprien, Anna Hills, William Wendt, and other now famous artists -- founded the original Laguna Beach Art Association and opened the first art gallery in 1918. The permanent collection they started later established the town’s museum. LPAPA is committed to continuing the outdoor painting tradition and preserving the Laguna Plein Air Painting legacy.

LPAPA's mission includes career opportunities and education programs to help enhance the livelihood of our artist members and community, as well as educate and inspire the next generation of artists to continue the legacy.

Your support keeps the Laguna plein air painting tradition and legacy --- past, present and future alive! Thank you!

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