4th Kern County Plein Air Painting Festival

 

 


Plein Air Painting: 

Painting on-site, or in the “en plein air,” a French term meaning “in the open air.” 

Also, a painting done outside rather than in a studio.


2018 Schedule of Events

April 9 – 13  Plein Air Painting

Artists have five days to complete three paintings of various landscapes within Kern County to enter into the Gala’s juried competition and sale.

 

Saturday, April 14  Award Sales and Gala

A private Awards and Sales Gala hosted by the Arts Council of Kern and BMW of Bakersfield.  Sponsorship includes a thirty-minute Artist Meet-and-Greet plus pre-sale of all work.

The evening Gala celebrates the festival with hors d’oeuvres, cocktails,  juror presentation of awards, and art sale.


2018 Participating Artists

Patricia McGeeney

David Dibble

Paul Kratter   

Carolyn Hesse-Low 

Dan Schultz

Wendy Brayton

Rita Pacheco

Jim Wodark

Libby Tolley

Brandon Gonzales

Kim VanDerHoek

Danny Griego

Anette Power

Scott Prior

Nate Ross

Lindsey Kustusch

 

 

 

 


 

2018 SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

 

VIRIDIAN LEVEL: $20,000

Lead sponsor on all promotional materials including all marketing.

  • Tickets for 16 to Artist Meet-and-Greet and Wine Reception with first opportunity to purchase work.
  • 2 tables of 8 at Award Sales & Gala.
  • Listed in Gala program, table tents and welcoming signage.
  • Podium recognition at Gala.

 

ALIZARIN LEVEL: $10,000

Sponsor on all promotional materials including all marketing.

  • Tickets for 8 to Artist Meet-and-Greet and Wine Reception with first opportunity to purchase work.
  • Table for 8 at Award Sales & Gala.
  • Listed in Gala program, table tents and welcoming signage.
  • Podium recognition at Gala.

 

VENETIAN LEVEL: $5,000

Sponsor on all promotional materials including all marketing.

  • Tickets for 4 to Artist Meet-and-Greet and Wine Reception with first opportunity to purchase work.
  • Tickets for 8 to Award Sales & Gala.
  • Listed in Gala program, table tents and welcoming signage.
  • Podium recognition at Gala.

 

CHROMIUM LEVEL: $1,000

Sponsor on all promotional materials including all marketing.

  • Tickets for 2 to Artist Meet-and-Greet and Wine Reception with first opportunity to purchase work.
  • Tickets for 4 to Award Sales & Gala.
  • Listed in Gala program, table tents and welcoming signage.

 

CADMIUM LEVEL: $500

Sponsor on all promotional materials including all marketing.

  • Tickets for 2 to Artist Meet-and-Greet and Wine Reception with first opportunity to purchase work.
  • Tickets for 2 to Award Sales & Gala.
  • Listed in Gala program.

 

 

Download a 2018 sponsorship form: PA Sponsorship

Or contact: David Gordon: david.gordon@kernarts.org

661-324-9000


Highlights of 2017

 

 

Congratulations

2017 Award Winners

Best of Show

David Dibble

“9 A.M., 20th & Eye”

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First Place

Rita Pacheco

“Patchwork of Green”

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 Second Place

Dan Schultz

“Road to Nowhere”

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Third Place

Jim Wodark

“Spring Runoff”

 

 

 

 

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