Paint or draw a Fair scene and win a ribbon
Artists can paint or draw a scene at the San Diego County Fair in our popular Plein Air Painting contest.
Who Won The Ribbons
Congratulations to those who won awards and ribbons in the 2017 San Diego County Fair Plein Air Painting Contest.
First – Geoffrey Allen, Encinitas
Second – Krentz Johnson, San Diego
Third – Keiko Tanabe, Carlsbad
Lorri Lynch, Lakeside
Charlene Mosley, La Mesa
Luis Juarez, San Diego
Susan Unoura, Spring Valley
First – Colleen Veneri, Cardiff by the Sea
Second – Sasha Toporovsky, Santee
Third – Brian Belfield, San Diego
Cindy Klong, Rancho Santa Fe
Mike Hill, Escondido
Norm Daniels, Pine Valley
Joan Grier, Lakeside
The Fine Print
Adults 18 and older may enter this contest.
Cash awards and ribbons. Please see the contest materials for specifics.
For Plein Air Painting, artists register in advance. On the day of the contest, they bring up to three surfaces (canvas, paper, board, etc.) to be stamped. Artists spend the day painting or drawing a scene. Only one submission will be judged.
Plein Air costs $15 to enter, but your entry fee includes free Fair admission and parking.