Images of Menlo – Plein Air Art event

Local artists are invited to participate in the 2nd Annual Images of Menlo plein air art event on Menlo College's campus. The event will span two weekends: Saturday, September 25, Sunday, September 26, Saturday, October 2, Sunday, October 3, from 9 AM until 5 PM.

“We have increased the number of days in the event this year to provide a greater opportunity for local artists and members of our own campus community to paint or draw,” said Ann Haight, chairperson for the Menlo College Art Committee.


Registration will be on the Quad (in front of the Library) between 9 AM-2 PM each day of the event. There is no charge for Menlo College students, faculty or staff members who would like to participate. A fee of $25, cash or check, made payable to Menlo College, is required for other artists in the community. “The art committee is proud to showcase our beautiful campus to the outside community.

Artists may draw or paint images of the campus on any (or all) of the 4 days. Artists must bring their own supplies. One or multiple works of campus scenes may be submitted to the “Images of Menlo” exhibition. A purchase prize of $750 will be offered for the work judged Best in Show (Artists must be registered to be eligible.)

The “Images of Menlo” exhibition will be displayed in the Administration Building opening the week of October 25. A reception will be held on October 27 from 5-7 PM.

For more information, contact art instructor and Artist in Residence Michael Pauker at “Building on the success of last year's event we are looking forward to a wonderful opportunity to spend time outdoors capturing the beauty of the Menlo College campus on canvas and drawing paper,” said Pauker.