Plein Air at the Square Event

Plein Air at the Square 2017

All artists living or visiting southwest Florida are invited to participate in this year's Plein Air event! 

The winner, selected by public vote during the scheduled reception, will win a $400 Gift Certificate for Custom Framing at Michi's Art & Frame.

This is a two-part event.

Painting Day

Saturday, December 2

10am to 5pm

Participating artists will register at DAAS CO-OP Art Gallery & Gifts, located at 1400 Colonial BLVD STE 84 in the Royal Palm Square in Fort Myers. Their canvas will be stamped, to make sure it meets the criteria and to secure the integrity of the event. From there, they will choose and set-up at a location of their preferece to paint.

Each participant must bring his/her own tools, materials, easels, paints, etc. 

Canvas size limitation is:

Not smaller than 12" on any side and not larger than 20" on any side. 

Participants MUST deliver their completed pieces to DAAS CO-OP no later than 5:00PM on the same day. The completed pieces will be inspected and labeled. Incomplete pieces will not be accepted. 

Party Reception Day

Saturday, December 9

6:00pm to 9:30pm

Location: Corner Room of DAAS CO-OP Art Gallery

All participating pieces will be on display, on table easels with their respective labels for SoCo Second Saturday Art Crawl attendees to vote.

The winner of the $400 Gift Certificate for Custom Framing at Michi's Art & Frame will be selected and notified via email at 9:30pm on the night of the event. 

An entry fee of $15.00 is required for participation. To pre-pay your fee, click on the "Add to Cart" button below. Please save your receipt and present it during registration. Participants can also pay the fee at the gallery during registration.