Fourth Annual SDWS Plein Air Exhibition, 2020

This year’s exhibition will be hosted virtually on the SDWS website from November 22 through December 31.

The juror for this exhibition will be Eric Rhoads, publisher of the Plein Air magazine and Fine Art Connoisseur.

Click HERE for the 2020 Prospectus

Cash awards will be given for First, Second, and Third places. In addition, there will be awards for honorable mention and juror’s commendation. 

Entry will be online from October 15 through November 15, 2020, through a LINK on the member page. You must be a member of SDWS to enter. If you have questions or run into difficulty entering your art, please send an email to

The Virtual Award and Celebration reception will be held on Sunday, December 6, from 2 to 4 pm, PST. At that time, we will recognize June Maxion for her achievement in Plein Air across her lifetime.



Important Dates

Online Entries Begin 10/15/20

Online Entries Close 11/15/20

Artists Notified of Acceptance and Awards 11/21/20

Virtual Plein Air Exhibition Opens 11/22/20

Zoom Plein Air Virtual Reception and Announcements 12/6/20, 2-4pm

Virtual Plein Air Exhibition Closes 12/31/20

Zoom Reception will be held on 12/6/20 2-4pm.


How to Enter

To enter this exhibition, log in on the website and visit your Account Page. This is located either in the top-right corner of your computer screen or near the bottom of the menu on a tablet or phone.


Questions? Email for more information.