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Plein Air Lagos: The outdoor painting festival you want to attend

Plein Air Lagos: The outdoor painting festival you want to attend

Organized by Artwyn company, Plein Air Lagos is an art festival that celebrates artwork created “en plein air,” which literally means “in the open air. 2016 which is the second year of the festival features an awesome guest list comprising Olumide Oresegun, Isimi Taiwo, Ekene Ngige, Ice Nweke, Sade Adebowale alongside an amazing host of others.

During the competition, about forty-five participating artists from across Lagos will be painting around surrounding communities to capture the breathtaking views, waterways, historic neighborhoods, rolling hillsides, lush gardens, incredible farms, and buildings of our uniquely beautiful region. The festival will climax in a sale of paintings during a ticketed preview event and a week-long, free public sale.

Interested participants can register here

The festival also features other events; Coffee meets art workshop with Ekene Ngige and a Drawing Workshop with Hyper Realism artist, Isimi Taiwo.

Coffee meets art Workshop (with Ekene Ngige): December 8th 2016 

5:30pm -8pm

Umutu Coffee restaurant; 27A Oju, Olobun Street, Victoria Island Lagos

Drawing Workshop with Hyper Realism artist, Isimi Taiwo: December 11th 2016

3pm-5pm

Skyview, The Lekki Coliseum, Providence Street, Marwa roundabout

Entry to both events is free. Participants will however have to pay #2500 for workshop materials.

To register, Send your name and email to 09090390296

Meet the Artists/Paint-out: December 11th 2016 

12pm-6pm

Skyview, The Lekki Coliseum, Providence Street, Marwa roundabout

Entry is free. Participants are expected to provide their easels and materials.

Additional information and a full guest list can be found on the festival’s Eventbrite page.

Images: Artwyn Company

 

 

 

 

 

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