Our Gaviota Getaway – Plein Air 2013 is a highly anticipated event as it only happens every other year. Twenty of Santa Barbara’s best loved landscape artists and Oak Group members will be painting in-person at the spectacular Arroyo Hondo Preserve. Gaviota Getaway offers an exceptional afternoon of art, wine, food and music in a breathtaking canyon on the Gaviota Coast.
At the Arroyo Hondo Preserve you can visit a historic adobe built in 1842 filled with rare photographs and artifacts illustrating local history. Stroll along the creeks and meadows of this 782-acre nature preserve and talk to your favorite artists, view their latest works of art, and watch them paint at their easels, capturing the beauty of the canyon. Price of admission includes a gourmet picnic basket, local wines and live music by The Honeysuckle Possums that will put a smile on your face and keep your toes tapping.
Artists are generously donating fifty percent of all sales to support the restoration, volunteer and environmental education programs at the Arroyo Hondo Preserve, which is owned and operated by the Land Trust for Santa Barbara County—the local non-profit organization that has saved special places including the Carpinteria Bluffs, Coronado Butterfly Preserve and the Sedgwick Reserve. Come find a painting to love and support local conservation!
Event Details: Saturday, October 12 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Make your reservation by October 2 by calling (805)966-4520 or emailing [email protected]
All the paintings below are now for sale with 50% of sales donated to the Land Trust.
To purchase before the event, please contact the Land Trust office during normal business hours at (805)966-4520. Paintings not sold before the event will be for sale on site on October 12.