2018 MOTHER’S DAY ART, GARDEN AND STUDIO TOUR

Various Locations

Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Art, Garden & Studio Tour Each year this fundraiser features an array of spectacular North County gardens and studios, complete with lavish displays of original artwork that most often include paintings, fine art prints, sculptures, photographs, unique glass, metal and gourd art, and jewelry created by our artist-members. Proceeds from this […]

$30.00

2022 Mother’s Day Weekend Art, Garden & Studio Tour, May 7 & 8

Thank you to our art patrons who purchased tickets and went on our tour. We love hosting this tour every year and are so happy to be back on schedule. See you on the tour next year, Saturday and Sunday, May 13 & 14, 2023. 10% of the net proceeds from the Tour will be […]

SDAG Environmental Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

Check your Paint Rag for Designated Weekly Location.   11/29/22 - Alta Vista Gardens, 1270 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista CA Lily pad pond, garden paths, plants and vistas. Opens at 8 for those who like to come early, but we will paint 9-12. $5 admission (unless any of you are members). For more information and meeting […]

SDAG Environmental Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

December 6 - The Lumberyard (home to Off Track Gallery) 937 S Coast Hwy 101 Encinitas Paint the umbrellas in the courtyard or at City Tacos, capture the coffee crowd At Bird Roast or Better buzz and have some fun with the downtown Encinitas hot spots. Parking and restrooms.  Check your Paint Rag for Designated […]

SDAG Environmental Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

December 13 - Carlsbad Village Faire Shops (home to North Coastal Art Gallery) 300 Carlsbad Village Drive  Paint the people enjoying a gelato or out shopping, capture the beautiful trees or the train station, even the lunch crowd at the Coyote or along State St.  It’s all an easy walk. Parking and restrooms. Check your […]

SDAG Environmental Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

December 20 - Double Peak Park 900 Double Peak Drive San Marcos Paint the ocean, valley or mountain vistas or focus on the benches and trees at the top of this beautiful little park. Parking and restrooms are easy, but bring a jacket as the wind can pick up in the afternoon. Check your Paint […]

SDAG Environmental Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

December 27 - Guajome Lake 3000 Guajome Lake Rd. Oceanside We didn’t have a big crowd the last time we tried this location, but it quickly became a “fan favorite” of those who were there.  It’s just beautiful all along the lake shore. Parking is $3 and restrooms are available. Check your Paint Rag for […]

February Show Deadlines

Deadline to enter: January 21
Take in: January 24 (3p-530p)
Judging: January 25 (10a)
Reception: February 11
Pick-up: February 26

March Show Deadlines

Deadline to enter: February 25
Take In: February 28 (3p - 530p)
Judging: March 1 (10a)
Pick-up: March 26

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

March 14 - Buccaneer Beach - 1500 S Pacific St Oceanside. It has been a bit since we went to Buccaneer Beach.  Paint the beach, lifeguard tower, cafe or “lagoon” area. Free parking and restrooms. My contact information is: Lorraine Marie Cote (805)748-4522 FB: Lorraine Marie Cote Art Instagram: @lorrainecoteart lorrainecote1@yahoo.com  

Instagram Workshop for SDAG Member Artists

Members of SDAG are invited to attend a workshop on how we as artists can take advantage of Instagram. Whether you have never used IG before, have an account and are not sure how to use it, or need more pointers on how to make IG more effective for you — this workshop will be […]

April Show Deadlines

Deadline to enter: March 25
Take In: March 28 (3p - 530p)
Judging: March 29 (10a)
Pick-up: April 23

May Show Deadlines

Deadline to enter: April 22
Take In: April 25 (3p - 530p)
Judging: April 26 (10a)
Pick-up: May 28

2023 Mother’s Day Weekend Art, Garden & Studio Tour, May 13 – 14

Various Locations

Mother’s Day Weekend Art, Garden & Studio Tour Saturday and Sunday, May 13th & 14th, 2023 Hours: 10am to 4pm Eight North County homes, art studios, and gardens within an easy driving distance. Tickets $35 good for both days Available at the Off Track Gallery •  Beautiful stained-glass gate •  Art studio where the owner […]

$35.00

Art Night (June)

Off Track Gallery 937 South Coast Highway 101, Suite C-103, Encinitas, CA, United States

July Show Deadlines

Deadline to enter: June 24
Take In: June 27 (3p - 530p)
Judging: June 28 (10a)
Pick-up: July 23

August Show Deadlines

Deadline to enter: July 22
Take In: July 25 (3p - 530p)
Judging: July 26 (10a)
Pick-up: Aug 27

September (Veteran) Show Deadlines

Deadline to enter: August 1
Take In: August 29 (3p - 530p)
Judging: August 30 (10a)
Pick-up: September 24

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

Aug 8 - San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center - 2710 Manchester Ave Cardiff by the Sea  There are shade and restrooms on the second floor of the center.  Alternately, you can bring an umbrella or tuck up under a tree and paint anywhere along the lagoon paths.  This is a restored lagoon with lots of […]

September Monthly Show Deadlines

Deadline to enter: August 26
Take In: August 29 (3p - 530p)
Judging: August 30 (10a)
Pick-up: September 24

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

Sept 5 - Torrey Pines Gliderport 2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr. La Jolla, CA Last time we were here it was gray and extremely foggy.  Let’s try it in the sun! The cafe lets us paint on the deck as long as we are respectful of not taking over the tables. There are also so […]

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

Sept 12 - Moonlight State Beach 400 B St. Encinitas CA Easy parking in the lot above the beach and restrooms. There is shade behind the marine safety center and near the concession stands or bring an umbrella. Paint waves, beachgoers, some fun architecture or vistas from above.   Check your Paint Rag for Designated […]

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

Sept 19 - Fletcher Cove Beach Park 111 S Sierra Ave Solana Beach CA Free parking, restrooms, views of cliffs, ocean, palms, and surfers. Check your Paint Rag for Designated Weekly Location - Note from Lorraine Cote, Group Coordinator: We paint every Tuesday from 9-12. We are an inclusive group and welcome artists of all […]

October Monthly Show Deadlines

Deadline to enter: September 23
Take In: September 26 (3p - 530p)
Judging: September 27 (10a)
Pick-up: October 22

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

Sept 26 - San Elijo Town Square - Near 1215 San Elijo Rd. San Marcos, CA  Large fountain, park, people, cute businesses, and clock tower. Free parking on the street all around the square. Restrooms across at the Starbucks at 1620 San Elijo Rd, San Marcos, CA 92078. Lunch and “get to know you” to […]

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

Nov 14 - Swami’s Beach - 1298 S Coast Hwy 101 Encinitas - Paint the ocean views looking down through the palms or walk the steps to the beach. The meditation center is also an option. Free parking in the lot and restrooms available. Check your Paint Rag for Designated Weekly Location - Note from […]

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

Nov 21 - Leo Carillo Ranch - 6200 Flying Leo Carrillo Ln Carlsbad - Ranch buildings, peacocks, open woodland. Free parking and restrooms. The ranch opens its gates at 9 so try not to be early. Check your Paint Rag for Designated Weekly Location - Note from Lorraine Cote, Group Coordinator: We paint every Tuesday […]

December Monthly Show Deadlines

Deadline to enter: November 25
Take-In: November 28 (3p - 530p)
Judging: November 29 (10a)
Pick-up: December 31 or January 2 (2024)

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

Nov 28 - Oceanside Harbor - 1351 N Harbor Drive - Paint boats, restaurants, the lighthouse, pedestrians, or a friendly seal. Park in the second row of spots for free, restrooms are available. Check your Paint Rag for Designated Weekly Location - Note from Lorraine Cote, Group Coordinator: We paint every Tuesday from 9-12. We […]

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

December 5 - The Pannikin - 510 N Coast Hwy 101 Encinitas, CA 92024 - I’ve heard a lot about this cute coffee location in an adorable iconic yellow building with umbrellas out front. Street parking or parking in the lot with restrooms inside. You may just have to buy some tea or a yummy […]

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

December 12 - Cedros Design District - 132 S Cedros Ave Solana Beach, CA  92075 - We will meet at Lofty Coffee which is cute in its own right, but there are many shops up and down the street that can be painted as well as long street views with the cedars design arch. Parking […]

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

December 19 - Powerhouse Park - 1658 Coast Blvd Del Mar, CA 92014 - This is a new location for me, but photos and reviews show a really nice grass, clean beach, pretty trees, the train and the powerhouse community center. Parking is metered along the street, in the adjacent pay lot, or park in […]

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

January 2 - Fletcher Cove Beach Park Let’s paint these winter seas and clouds. Easy parking and restrooms.  The beach should look a little different with the high surf over the weekend.  111 S Sierra Ave Solana Beach  Check your Paint Rag for Designated Weekly Location - Note from Lorraine Cote, Group Coordinator: We paint […]

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

January 9 - La Jolla Cove Park We can only paint here in the off-season, so we have to do it while we can. Parking on the street is 3 hours only so set a timer and be quick.  The views are worth it. Restrooms available. 1160 Coast Blvd La Jolla Happy New Year! Looking […]

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

January 16 - Buddy Todd Park Oceanside. The westside of the park has Pacific Ocean vistas with great old trees.  It’s a nice location in the winter. 3000 Mesa Dr. Oceanside Happy New Year! Looking forward to another fun year of painting with you. I've gone coastal heavy this month to try to capture the […]

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

January 23 - Batiquitos Lagoon Let’s take the lagoon trail to the right this time. The trees in this direction are stunning. Parking is free and the resort let’s us use the restrooms. 7447 Batiquitos Dr Carlsbad Happy New Year! Looking forward to another fun year of painting with you. I've gone coastal heavy this […]

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

January 30 - Moonlight State Beach Vistas from above or waves on the beach.  Park above and walk down to the beach to paint this popular spot that is too crowded for us to get near in the summer months. Easy parking and restrooms. 400 B Street Encinitas (follow the signs to the parking lot) […]

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

Feb 6 - Terramar Beach 5399 County Hwy S21, Carlsbad, CA 92008 This is a new location for me, but I know the Saturday group has recommended it. A hidden beach located just north of Palomar Airport Road. Park along the street and walk over to the north side of the nature trail at the […]

Artists Reception

Off Track Gallery 937 South Coast Highway 101, Suite C-103, Encinitas, CA, United States

Off Track Gallery Reception

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

Feb 13 - La Jolla Shores 8300 Camino Del Oro San Diego CA Hoping that the tide and weather cooperate for this one.I have heard that the south end of this beach is a great painting spot especially if the tide is low. It’s a new location for me, but parking is ample and restrooms […]

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

Feb 20 - Poinsettia Park 6600 Hidden Valley Rd Carlsbad This park has a beautiful path that runs along the back canyon. Park between the pickleball courts and baseball diamond for closest access to that back path. Restrooms are available. Check your Paint Rag for Designated Weekly Location. We paint every Tuesday from 9-12. We […]

SDAG – Plein Air Painters Group – Paint Outdoors!

Feb 27 - San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center 2710 Manchester Ave It has been a while since we painted at San Elijo Lagoon. Parking is free and easy at the nature center which also has restrooms. Trails go everywhere from there with views in every direction. Check your Paint Rag for Designated Weekly Location. We […]