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 Join us for the 1st annual Oshkosh Fine Arts Association Plein Air Festival - August 16-19, 2018


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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 thru 8-15-18.   $45 for registration during the festival.

    Day 1 - Thursday, August 16: Start (5-10am) with a Sunrise Paint at Menomonee Park on Lake Winnebago.
    Evening (5:45-10pm) at Waterfest at Leach Amphitheater.

    Day 2 -  Friday, August 17: Morning (9am-Noon) painting on the beautiful grounds of the Paine Art Center and Gardens.
    Later (5-8pm) that day we will gather at the Fox River Brewing Co.

    Day 3 - Saturday, August 18: Morning (8am-12:30) painting downtown at the Oshkosh Saturday Farmers Market. 
    Afternoon (3-8pm) painting along the Riverwalk at 362 Michigan St., east of William Steiger Park, near the Michigan Street fishing dock.

    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 online thru Eventbrite.

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 Location Sponsors

 Lynn Artz
 Big Apple Bagel
 Cheap Joe's
 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 - Koehler St.
 UW Oshkosh Alumni Welcome Center
 Wagner Market

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





This event is supported in part by a grant
from the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation
and the Wisconsin Arts Board