2019 Annual Kern County Plein Air Painting Festival

APRIL 8 – 13, 2019

Plein Air Painting: Painting on-site, or the “en plein air,” a French term meaning “in the open air.” Also, a painting done outside rather than in a studio.

Plein Air Painting: Painting on-site, or the “en plein air,” a French term meaning “in the open air.” Also, a painting done outside rather than in a studio.

Schedule of Events

4/7/19 Artists arrive

4/8, 8 a.m. -11:30 a.m, – Kick off Artist’s Morning Reception, Kern County Museum, grab a Covenant coffee and meet the artists and watch them paint at the Kern County Museum. Tickets for the Gala on 4/13 will be available for purchase, $45.

4/9, 10 professional artists will be painting throughout Kern County.

4/11, 2 p.m.-5:30 p.m. – Plein Air Downtown, watch the artists paint downtown around 19th and Eye.

4/11, 5:30 p.m. – 7p.m.  – Bakersfield Art Association sponsored Artist Meet and Greet. Meet the painters over a glass of wine at the Bakersfield Art Association (1607 19th St.) and view their paintings of downtown.

4/13,  5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Awards and Sales Gala, Betty Younger Sculpture Garden, 1330 Truxtun Ave.

4/15-5/30/19  – Plein Air paintings that don’t sell at the Gala will be on display at the Access Center 1330 Truxtun Ave.

2019 Participating Artists                                               

Patricia McGeeney       PatriciaMcGeeney.com

Carolyn Hesse-Low       CarolynHesse-Low.com

Dan Schultz       SchultzFineArt.com

Wendy Brayton       BraytonArt.com

Aaron Cordell Johnson       cordellart.com

Brandon Gonzales       brandon-gonzales.com

Frank Serrano       SerranoFineArt.com

Danny Griego       DannyGriegoArt.com

Ellen Howard       ellenhowardart.com

Michael Chamberlain       chamberlainpaintings.com    

Nate Ross         instagram.com/n8drss/

Lindsey Kustusch       LindseyKustusch.com

Matt Sterbenz         msterbenz.com

Melanie Thompson       melaniethompsonart.com

Kadin Goldberg       kadingoldberg.com

Durre Waseem       Facebook.com/durre.waseem

Thank You to Our 2019 Sponsors

Raskind Foundation               

Robin and Patrick Paggi         

East Fork Partners, LLC           

Thomas Maxwell                  

Insurica                                   

Jack and Carolyn Pandol        

Tejon Ranch                           

John Moore                            

Barbich                                   

Grimmway Enterprises, Inc.   

Don and Sue Deininger          

Fred and Ginny Hamisch

 

 

Previous Festivals

2018 Participating Artists

Patricia McGeeney

David Dibble

Paul Kratter

Carolyn Hesse-Low

Dan Schultz

Wendy Brayton

Rita Pacheco

Jim Wodark

Brandon Gonzales

Kim VanDerHoek

Danny Griego

Anette Power

Scott W. Prior

Nate Ross

Lindsey Kustusch

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Robert Raskind Charitable Foundation

BMW of Bakersfield

Advance Beverage

Lou and Sheryl Barbich

Ira and Carole Cohen – UBS Financial

Don and Sue Deininger

Andrew and Beth Pandol

Stinson’s Stationers

East Fork Partners

Sylvia Cattani

Melissa Fortune, CPA

Cathy Bennett – Klein DeNatale Goldner

Keith and Jennifer Gardiner

Dianne Hoover

Kern Valley State Prison

Insurica – Walter Mortensen Insurance Agency

Wayne and Ginny Kirschenman – Kirschenman Enterprises

Tracy Kiser – H. Walker’s Clothing

Thomas Maxwell – Keathley, Maxwell & Antongiovanni

Pat and Robin Paggi

Robin and Steven Schopler Charitable Fund