Laguna Plein Air winners
Camille Przewodek, “On Golden Marsh,” oil, 16 x 20 in.

The Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA) celebrated the beauty of nature with its annual “Art & Nature” juried art exhibit of paintings that capture nature and the natural landscapes.

The exhibit was presented at the Forest & Ocean Gallery in Laguna Beach and featured 45 original paintings created by 33 LPAPA Member Artists. A total of 118 original works of art were showcased in the expanded online gallery show.

The award-winning artists were announced during a well-attended Gallery Reception November 10 and included:

1st Place Award for “On Golden Marsh” by Camille Przewodek (shown at top)
2nd Place Award to Larry Cannon for “Irresistible Force”
3rd Place Award for “That’s What I Thought” by Mary Christie

Laguna Plein Air winners
Larry Cannon, “Irresistible Force,” watercolor, 16 x 20 in.
Laguna Plein Air winners
Mary Christie, “That’s What I Thought,” pastel, 8 x 10 in.

Honorable Mention awards were given to Nanette Briers for her painting “Golden Hour” and to Esther Engelman for “Nature’s Simplicity.”

Laguna Plein Air winners
Nanette Biers, “Golden Hour,” oil, 10 x 10 in.
Laguna Plein Air winners
Esther Engelman, “Nature’s Simplicity,” pastel, 14 x 18 in.

Save the date: January 7, 2019, is LPAPA’s next gallery reception titled “Town & Country,” an annual juried art show celebrating the landscape where the cities meet the pastures.

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