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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.
Artists are invited to paint throughout the city of Oshkosh. Read full details on Artist Application and Prospectus

    Day 1 - Thursday, August 16: Start the event with a Sunrise Paint at Menomonie Park on stunning Lake Winnebago.

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

    Day 3 - Saturday, August 18: Enjoy the lovely music while painting at Oshkosh Jazz Festival Meets the Arts, at Carl Steiger Park. 

    Day 4 - Sunday, August 19: Our artist reception and painting sale will be at UW Oshkosh Alumni Welcome/Conference Center from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


Registration Fee: $35 in advance.   $45 for same day registration.



Best of show $750

Second Place $500

Third Place $350

Spirit of Oshkosh $250

Award of Excellence $250

OFAA Honor Award $250

Purchase Awards by number of community sponsors