Welcome to Mandurah Plein Air Artists (Inc) and Plein Air Down Under

Mandurah Plein Air Artists (Inc) was established in 2011 and is a not-for profit self-funded community art organization.

The group meets each Tuesday morning to paint en plein air and as well as providing a fun and interesting environment, it provides a platform for connection with like-minded people.

We are an active, motivated group with constant activities, events and exhibitions:


Our Facebook Page lists each week’s painting venue and artists of all skill and experience levels are welcome to participate. Click on the link to find the event, then click ‘going’.


The group hosts Plein Air Down Under, an annual outdoor painting festival, to be held from 26 – 28 September in Mandurah and Pinjarra. The festival features workshops, feature guest artists, exhibitions, over $8,000 in awards and prizes and outdoor painting for all ages.


Check out our current exhibitions https://mandurahpleinair.com/exhibitions/


Outdoor painters from far and wide are invited to paint in Mandurah on 12 and 13 September as part of the 18th International Plein Air Painters Worldwide Paint Out. Artists of all skill levels and mediums are invited to take part in this free event, which runs from 11 am till 3pm each day.Bring your own paints and materials and join the fun. All ages are welcome and the public are invited to watch individual artists work, moving from painter to painter throughout the day.

Full details: https://www.facebook.com/events/321542502353745/

The aims of the group are:

to provide a friendly environment and foster the development and enjoyment of plein air painting through practice, mentoring, workshops and exhibitions.

David Templeman, MLA

Introducing our Patron, Hon. David Templeman MLA, Minister for Local Government; Heritage; Culture and the Arts and Leader of the House

David Templeman

Website header artwork by Jos Coufreur