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Annual Ralph Love Plein Air Competition
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Local artists are invited to participate in the City of Temecula’s 17th Annual Ralph Love Plein Air Competition from FRI, JUL 26 through SUN, AUG 11, 2024.

Each year during this competition, artists paint en plein air(a method of painting outdoors) taking inspiration from different locations around the City of Temecula.  Canvas submissions must be stamped from FRI, JUL 26 through FRI, AUG 9, 2024, to qualify for judging.  Stamps for canvas submissions are available inside the Temecula Valley Museum from 10:30 am – 3:30 pm (closed Mondays).

This Year’s Three Paint Locations Include:

  • Old Town Temecula: Artist’s Choice of Old Town Site

  • Temecula Wine Country: Artist’s Choice of Winery

  • City of Temecula Parks: Artist’s Choice of Temecula Parks

All eligible entries will be on display in The Temecula Valley Museum from FRI, AUG 16, 2024 to SUN, SEP 29, 2024. A public reception with live music and refreshments will be held at the Temecula Valley Museum on FRI, SEPT 20, 2024 at 5:30 pm. Competition awards will be announced at the reception. This year’s awards will include Best of Show ($500); 1st Place ($200); 2nd Place ($100); and 3rd Place ($75). There will also be two youth category awards: Best of Youth (14-17) and Best of Youth (13 & under).

Please click the links below for registration and full details. 

A link to registration found here.

A copy of the registration form can be found here.

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