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North Lake Tahoe Plein Air Open to host ‘Meet the Artist’ reception

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Plein air artist Monika P. Johnson is outsanding in her field.

North Tahoe Arts will presents the 2014 North Lake Tahoe Plein Air Open "Meet the Artist" reception on Friday, Sept. 5, in conjunction with the Lake Tahoe Annual Autumn Food and Wine Festival at Northstar.

Thirty artists will travel from near and far to paint on-location throughout the North Lake Tahoe region from Sept. 2-5.

The crowning "Meet the Artist" event will take place 4-6 p.m. at Petra Wine Bar in the Northstar Village. Event judges will award "Best of Show," first, second and third-place winners. This event will feature winemaker Will Henry of Lumen Wines. Light fare will be served. Competition artwork will be available for early sale. A silent auction of artist donated pieces will be on display as well with proceeds supporting North Tahoe Arts.

Remaining artwork will be on display and for sale with painting demonstrations and "People's Choice" voting throughout the 29th Annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival at the Village at Northstar, Sept. 6-7.

Fifteen participating artists will show other works in a "Plein Air Everywhere" exhibit at the North Tahoe Arts Center galleries located at 380 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City.

Tickets for the "Meet the Artist" Reception are $40 per person and may be purchased at http://www.northtahoearts.com or by calling 530-581-2787.

Meet the Artist reception

When: Friday, Sept. 5, 4-6 p.m.

Cost: $40 per person

Where: Petra Wine Bar at the Northstar Village

Tickets: http://www.northtahoearts.com or 530-581-2787