Saturday, August 20, 2016

2016 Pacific NW Plein Air Competition and Exhibition, Mary Hill Museum of Art, Reception, Friday, August 26

Dear Friends:

The 2016 Pacific Northwest Plein Air Event begins Monday, August 22, 2016. 
For the first time the show is hosted by the prestigious Maryhill Museum of Art.

40 artists will paint at various locations throughout the Columbia River Gorge for four days beginning August 22 through Thursday, August 25.

The Opening Reception at Maryhill Museum of Art is a free event and open to the public Friday, August 26, 5 to 7 PM

You are invited to view the paintings the artists created en plein air, to meet the artists and enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres. All of the paintings will be available for purchase.

The exhibition continues Saturday and Sunday, August 27 and 28 at Maryhill Museum of Art.
Hours are 10 AM to 5 PM. (Over the weekend the exhibit is free with paid museum admission).

More information on the event is at

See you at the Reception!  


P.S. Check out my paintings throughout the week on my Instagram page.

(Painting) Celeste Bergin, oil, "Pebble Beach, Stevenson, Wa" 12x9 on canvas panel, 


Julie Ford Oliver said...

Exciting to be able to participate. Wish I lived closer.
I gather you are rarely blogging any more. See you on Instagram!

hmuxo said...

Sounds wonderful Celeste! The best of luck to you!!!! 💕

CrimsonLeaves said...

Celeste, as always, I love your work, your unique style. Your portraits are always fabulous. The palette in this one looks a bit different than I am used to seeing from you but you rocked it. Wishing you luck and success at your show! Loved looking back over recent posts.

John Simlett said...

Hello!Hello! Is there anyone there?

Come on, Celeste, you're really missed you know.

Sally Chupick said...

lovely painting Celeste! I have been working on west coast landscape myself lately, so when i saw your little thumbnail in Michael Perchard's blog roll, I clicked to see it larger. Have a great time at the plein air painting event. sounds heaps of fun.

Mary Jane Muir said...

I miss your posts Celeste. I hope you are painting and happy and well.