Welcome to MBPAPA:

Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association Website!

Membership Benefits

Beginners to Professional Painters!

All are welcome to join and enjoy these member benefits!

  • Weekly plein air paintouts
  • Member artists directory
  • Social Media member features
  • Art gallery exhibitions
  • Online shows and contests
  • Individualized critiques
  • Quarterly member news
  • Live workshops and demos
  • Annual meetings (post COVID)

2021 Upcoming MBPAPA Art Shows at Pacific Grove Art Center (PGAC) - Calls for entry PDFs:


2021 Membership Application - PDF

Please mail your application, with check and waiver, to

MBPAPA PO Box 3381, Carmel, CA 93921

You can also pay online using the Paypal button below.