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4th Annual Plein Air

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It's plein air season! South Bay Art Association is happy to have its 4th Annual Plein Air event which will begin on July 13th! Please see the information below, and register to hold your spot. We will only allow 40 participants this year due to display restraints at Bellport Day.

Artwork Requirements: 
Any painting medium is accepted. All work must be able to hang. The maximum size framed is 14" on either side. No framing is required if the artist is using gallery-wrapped canvas.

All work must be D Ring and wired, NO SAWTOOTH HANGERS will be accepted at drop off. Please know SBAA will NOT have wiring material available at drop off. Stickers that will be provided must also be attached to the back of your work.

Work must also be dried before drop off. SBAA does not have its own location, our volunteers will be holding your work privately before Bellport Day. They must be able to transport artwork safely. Wet canvas will not be accepted at drop-off. 

Important Dates:

In-Person Registration/Goody Bag Pick Up: July 13th
Where: Christ Episcopal Church, 64 South Country Rd, Bellport, NY 11713
Time: 11 am - 1 pm
Registration: $15 per person. Only 1 piece will be accepted. Please bring cash or check to registration. Exact change is appreciated, as SBAA will have limited funds with them.

Days to Paint: July 13th - July 25th
Areas to Paint: East Patchogue, Bellport, and Brookhaven.

Need some suggestions on where to go? 

  • Bellport Historical Society

  • CEED, with permission

  • Hog Farm

  • Beaver Dam Road

  • Post Morrow, with permission

  • Miramar Beach

  • Bellport Marina

  • Bush Farms, with permission if not painting on 7/13

  • Anywhere within the proposed areas, and any subject is welcome.

Art Drop-off: Thursday, July 25th
Time: 5 pm - 7 pm

Where: Bellport Marina


Bellport Day Exhibition:

All work will be on display at Bellport Day, Saturday, July 27th.

Judges will be at the booth from 10 am - 11:30 am. 

Awards to be given out:

1st Place: $100 Gift Certificate to Blick Artist Materials

2nd Place: $75 Gift Card to Michaels
3rd Place: $50 Gift Gard to Michaels

Honorable Mention: Giftbag of Goodies!!!

Artwork Pick Up: 3:30 pm - 4 pm 
If your artwork sells, we will do our best to contact you before pick up.

Please note that South Country Road opens up at 4 pm sharp. If artists do not pick up work by 4 pm, it become property of SBAA. 

All sales will be through SBAA. A 5% fee will be subtracted from your sale. This will cover the credit card processing fees that SBAA incrues. SBAA will be filing sales tax, so that will not be the responsibility of the artist. Art sales will be processed with SBAA after the event, and checks will be sent to the artists' within 30 days if sales occur. 

Register Here

Thanks for registering!

Registration is closed for the SBAA 4th Annual Plein Air event. 

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