18th Annual Frank Bette Plein Air Paintout
Alameda's Golden Coast by Barbara Tapp
July 31-August 5
The Frank Bette Plein Air Paintout hosts 40 juried artists for a week. Artists will paint tree-lined streets, stately Victorian homes, quaint shops, picturesque marinas, historic naval ships, as well as beaches, lagoons, parks, and San Francisco and Oakland skylines from the island city of Alameda, CA
2023 Quick Draw
Sign up at Neptune Court (near Daiso) at South Shore Center from 8:30- 9:30 am
Paint from 9-11:30
Bring your art to South Shore Center by noon
Exhibit and Sale 1:00-6:00
This year's Quick Draw will be along Grand Street and one block either side, from the bay to the estuary.
Paint from 9-11:30 then bring your art to South Shore Center by noon to display and/or sell. All sales go through Frank Bette Center for the Arts. Artists receive 60% and Frank Bette Center 40%.
As part of this year's Quick Draw we are inviting community members of all ages to paint alongside our artists. For $10 you can display and/or sell your artwork at our Quick Draw Sale at South Shore Center.
Youngsters under 18 will need parental permission.
Frank Bette Plein Air Paintout Exhibit & Sale
August 5 • 10 am to 5 pm
At the culmination of the week of plein air painting there will be an Exhibit & Sale at South Shore Center. Here is the schedule of events:
Exhibit & Sale 10:00am - 5:00pm
Watercolor demo by Geoff Allen 10:30am - 11:45am
Pastel demo by Teresa Steinbach-Garcia
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Awards Ceremony 1:30pm - 2:00pm
360 Band plays 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Oil Painting demo by Nancy Takaichi
2:30pm - 3:45pm