Art News OPPORTUNITY: Carmel in May By Bob Bahr - Share FacebookTwitterLinkedinEmailPinterest “A Good Day for Sheep,” by Carl Bretzke, 2016, oil, 11 x 14 in. PleinAir Magazine Award of Excellence winner at the 2016 Carmel Art Festival The deadline to apply for the Carmel Art Festival in California is fast approaching. Sixty artists will be juried in. The deadline is December 31; go here to enter. The Carmel Art Festival is always held the weekend after Mother’s Day.