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Next Meeting: Sept. 11, 2018

6:30-8:30 pm

UW Oshkosh Alumni Welcome Center

Room 213 or 219 (note the signage)

625 Pearl Ave, Oshkosh, WI 54901


Open to the Public


Email:  oshkoshfaa@gmail.com


Mailing address: PO Box 2065

Oshkosh, WI  54903-2065


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Artist ENTRY FORM                   Sponsorship Opportunities Support the Plein Air Festival       


En Plein Air is French for painting outdoors. Artists will be leaving their studios behind as they set up their easels to paint throughout the City of Oshkosh.
See the city through the eyes of an artist!

Welcome to our first annual Plein Air Event. It is a 4-day event, painting from Thursday thru Saturday, ending with a reception and sale on Sunday. Free to public to view artists in action Thurs.- Sat. Only the reception/sale on Sunday is $20 admission.
Artists are invited to paint throughout the city of Oshkosh. Read full details on Artist Entry Form and Prospectus including awards.
Local Hotel Links for lodging.
Artist Entry Fee: $35 in advance.   $45 for same day registration.

    Day 1 - Thursday, August 16: Start with a Sunrise Paint at Menomonee Park on Lake Winnebago.
    Evening at Waterfest at Leach Amphitheater.

    Day 2 -  Friday, August 17: Morning painting on the beautiful grounds of the Paine Art Center and Gardens.
    Later that day we will gather at the Fox River Brewing Co.

    Day 3 - Saturday, August 18: Morning painting downtown at the Oshkosh Saturday Farmers Market. 
    In the afternoon/evening enjoy the lovely music while painting at Oshkosh Jazz Festival Meets the Arts, at Carl Steiger Park.

    Day 4 - Sunday, August 19: Artist Reception and Painting Sale 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    UW Oshkosh Alumni Welcome & Conference Center 625 Pearl Ave Oshkosh
    Public Invited -
Reception/Sale Tickets $20 - Available from OFAA members and coming soon online.

Participating Artists List

SPONSORS: We gratefully acknowledge the wonderful support of our sponsors. Thank You!

Event Sponsors Community Art Project Sponsor
 Judith Koeppler
 Oshkosh Convention & Visitors Bureau

Purchase Award Sponsors
 Community First Credit Union
 Wihlm Dental
 Altrusa Club of Oshkosh
Contributing Sponsors
 FVS Bank-Fox Valley Savings Bank
 Thrivent Financial
 West Side Association
 44o North Advertising & Design
Community Sponsors Supporting Sponsors
 Margot Castle
 First Weber Oshkosh - Gail Schwab
 Fletcher Chiropractic Office
 GFWC - Oshkosh Womens Art Club
 Hanneman Dustrude Dental
 Howard Mezera
 Joye Moon
 Provident Financial Consultants, LLC
 Richards Insurance - Tom Sitter
 Stannard Dry Cleaning - Joe LeRoy
 John and Susan Vette Fund of the OACF
 Barbara Widder
 Change Management Communications
 Jennifer Gelhar
 Dr. Caroline McDonald
 Barbara & Timothy Mulloy
 Robert and Denise Prehn
 Anne & David Romond
 Studio 3
 Don's Auto Body
 Kerber Rose CPA - Dale Fischer
 Gerald Stadtmueller & Catherine Luther

In-Kind Sponsors
 Lynn Artz
 Big Apple Bagel
 DPI Printing
 Festival Foods
 Fox River Brewing Co.
 Ground Round
 Jack Richeson & Co. Art Supplies
 Jerry's Artarama
 Kwik Trip
 Lunch Box
 Manila Resto
 Oshkosh Convention & Visitors Bureau
 Pick 'n Save
 Piggly Wiggly
 Starbucks - Koeller St.
 UW Oshkosh Alumni Welcome Center
 Wagner Market

Location Sponsors  
 Fox River Brewing Co.
 Oshkosh Jazz Festival Meets the Arts
 Oshkosh Saturday Farmers Market
Paine Art Center & Gardens
 UWO Alumni Conference & Welcome Center