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Artists selected for North Tahoe Plein Air

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Nationally known plein air artists from California, Nevada and Colorado will paint on location throughout North Lake Tahoe for three days. The judging, public exhibit and sale of these paintings will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 11 and 12 at the Village at Northstar, coinciding with the Lake Tahoe Autumn Food and Wine Festival. The public exhibit and sale then moves to North Tahoe Arts, 380 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City and continues until Sept. 26. Paul Kratter and Craig Mitchell will judge the paintings Saturday morning and the public will have the opportunity to vote for the Peopleand#8217;s Choice Award. In addition, this year a silent auction and#8220;6×8 At the Lakeand#8221; will be held Saturday afternoon.

Of the 30 selected artists, six are local to the Tahoe area: Andrew Bolam, Truckee; Michele deBraganca, Tahoe City; Bonita Paulis, South Lake Tahoe; Heidi Reeves, Kings Beach; Andy Skaf, Tahoma and Randall Stauss, Carnelian Bay.

Funding for North Tahoe Plein Air is provided by the Tahoe Mountain Resort Foundation and Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort. The event is a benefit for North Tahoe Arts and its nonprofit partners. For more information e-mail or

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Robert Becker, Andrew Bolam, Christin Coy, Steve Curry, Michele de Braganca, Jose DeJuan, Wendy Franklin, Philippe Gandiol, Thaleia Georgiades, Denise Gilroy, Carole Gray-Weihman, Debbie Gualco, Coraly Hanson, Sibyl Johnson, Susan Levitsky, Richard Lindenberg, Sergio Lopez, Zee Zee Mott, Jill Mueller, Patris Bonita Paulis, Heidi Reeves, Mark Rittorno, Julia Seelos, Andy Skaff, Mary Stahl, Randall Stauss, Robert Steele, Randall Tillery, Alfredo Toffanelli and Beth Winfield. Judges and Jurors are Paul Kratter and Craig Mitchell.

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