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Welcome to
Los Gatos Plein Air 2016

For the eighth year 34 nationally renowned artists will paint outdoors for 4 days in and around Los Gatos, California. This fundraiser that supports Art and Science Education in Santa Clara County will culminate in a fine art exhibition, sale, and festival that will be held in downtown Los Gatos, on Saturday, June 18th, 2016.

Call for Artists

We are accepting applications from artists interested in participating in Los Gatos Plein Air 2016. Please visit OnlineJuriedShows.com to apply.

Events of Los Gatos Plein Air

Artists Paint on Location

June 14th-17th, 2016

VIP Artists Reception and Silent Auction

Friday, June 17th, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
California Café & Old Town Los Gatos Center
Details are posted on the Events page.

Fine Art Exhibit, Sale and Celebration

Saturday, June 18th, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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La Rusticana, Thomas Kitts
Greg LaRock
| Up A Creek


Los Gatos Plein Air is a fundraiser sponsored by the Los Gatos Morning Rotary Club, which supports the arts, music and youth in the South Bay, and the humanities programs of Rotary International. Beneficiaries of Plein Air 2016 are:

More information can be obtained in our Beneficiaries section.