To be included in The Lost Sierra Plein Air Festival guide as a Participating Artist you must register by March 31st.
1st Place $800.00 and $200 worth of products from Dick Blick
2nd Place $600.00 and $100 worth of products from Dick Blick
3rd Place $400.00and $50 worth of products from Dick Blick
Peoples Choice $250.00
3 Honorable Mentions $100 each
Quick Draw Competition
1st Place $300
2nd Place $200
3rd Place $100
The competition is open to all artists both professional and amateur. Paintings in acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastels and gouache will be accepted.
Canvases, boards and paper can be stamped all week at Bear Creek Frames in Quincy CA from 7:00am to 5:00pm.
Please wear your name badge during the festival.
Artwork will be limited to any size up to 20″ X 20″ and must be created in the field.
The deadline to turn in up to two paintings, framed and ready to hang for the Friday night Artist Reception and Collectors Party, is Noon on Friday May 24th at the Veterans Hall. The Artists reception and awards ceremony is from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Veterans Hall on Lawrence Street. The Hall will be open to the public from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Friday night and all day Saturday.
Any unsold paintings in the Veterans Hall must be picked up by 6:00pm on Saturday May 25th unless the artist would like to dispaly the work in the Gallery at Bear Creek Frames for one month and pay for shipping it home.
Any paintings painted during any workshop will not be eligible for judging or include in the show.
Bear Creek Frames will retain 25% of the painting sale price and the remainder will be mailed to the artist within 30 days of the closing of the event.
Canvas stamping will start at 8:00am Saturday morning in the Gallery at Bear Creek Frames.
The quick draw competition starts at 9:00am and ends at 11:00am on Saturday. You can paint anywhere in downtown. Air horns will start and end the Quick Draw Competition. At 11:30am you will set up your easel in the Bear Creek Frames booth at the Artist Street Fair on Bradley Street between Main and Lawrence Street and put your framed wet painting up for sale and judging. The Street Fair ends at 1:00pm and the paintings in the Veterans Hall must be picked up by 6:00pm.
The “Off the Easel Sale” will be handled by the artist and the proceeds of the Quick Draw Paintings at the Lost Sierra Artist Street Fair will go 100% to the artist.
Participating Artists 2024
Kelly Allen Gardnerville, CA
Stacy Best Woodland Hills, CA
Thea Schoettgen Hathaway Pines, CA
Lisa Burns San Francisco, CA
Matt Burns San Francisco, CA
Richard Lisle Littlefield, AZ
Monika Piper Johnson Incline Village, NV
Sally Yost Taylorsville, CA
Hans Quinonez Huntington Beach, CA
Janette Jones Angles Camp, CA
Sally Anne Fischer Sonora, CA
Kara Lemens Austin, TX
Günther Haidenthaller Alpine, UT
Lorie Batson Westcliffe, CO
Jessica Fan Hacienda Heights, CA
Yuann Jen Fan Hacienda Heights, CA
Kathy Housden Reno, NV
James Parker California
Andrea Quraishi California
Nick Vogt California
Joyce Wilson Grass Valley, CA
Lori Van Laanen Grass Valley, CA
Kara Crisp California
Paul Rickard Arcata, CA
Nancy Rickard Arcata, CA
Mark Monsarrat Redwood City, CA
Steve Snyder California
Linda Brown Biggs, CA
Miriam Murphy California
Deanna Osborne Quincy CA
Pamm Ciupa Proctor, MT
Barry Jamison Folsom, CA
Cynthia Moffatt California
Tamara Vieira Cape Town, South Africa
Sasha Nealand Fort Brag, CA