Plein Air Festival Final event, Pictured Fest Best of Show winner Scott Lloyd Anderson chatting with festival goers.

1st Annual Evanston Plein Air Festival

(Pictured)Festival Award Winners and event creators:

Mark Cleveland, event director 

Don Yang, Plein air festival judge

Best of Show: Scott Lloyd Anderson

Honorable Mention;

Maria Delton

Rich Weber

Jane Sloss

Karen Beauprie 

Liz Cramer and Lisa Degliantoni with Evanston Made, Festival Creators

The community is invited to watch Plein Air Artists capture the beauty of Evanston, purchase art and judge works on the final day of the festival.

The festival takes place over 4 days and follows the general approach familiar to artists participating in local “Plein air “events in the area. Join us at Fountain Square in Downtown Evanston, Sunday, July 17, 1-3p, for Judging followed by Awards and Artist Reception 3-5p.

July 10-16, competing artists will check-in, authenticate up to 5 blank work surface(s) and paint at locations across Evanston. Visit the Google map to track follow painters. Follow @evanston_made on Instagram and Facebook for locations to see and meet painters, follow #evanstonpleinair