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South East Plein Air

Location: Wexford & South East Ireland.
Members: 106
Latest Activity: Sep 25

SEPA is an association of amateur and professional painters who paint together regularly outdoors in S.E. Ireland. All artists are welcome. SEPA organises Ireland's 'Art in the Open' plein air festival. SEPA membership is free. NB. As with all Paint-Outs posted on Plein Eire, these events are simply notifications of intent by one individual to be at a particular place and time to paint. Each member's participation is entirely at his/her own risk. No responsibility for harm or loss of person or property on the part of anyone else is intended or implied. 

 For photos of SEPA's previous paint outs, click on this link: SEPA photos


Here are a few ideas for paint-out venues. Please add your own suggestions and we'll get a schedule together for the coming weeks. Your addfitional recommendations welcome.

Ballinkeele House

Newtownbarry House & Gardens

Dunamore Wood (Borodale) (no facilities)

Rosslare Harbour Lagoon


Wexford Beaches

Wexford Gardens

The Still Pond, near Enniscorthy

 As ever, it is weather permitting, so in case the organiser needs to cancel, please indicate by RSVP for each event so a single message will let everyone know if an event is 'On' or 'Off'.

In particular, it seems smaller villages where we have access to coffee and a bite and a chance to say'hello' are sought-after venues. Here are some suggestions:

 DuncormickScreenKillinickLady's Island, ClohamonSaltmillsSlade

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Comment by Bettina Norton on September 15, 2017 at 7:10
Unfortunately due to unforseen circumstances I won't be at Bennets bridge today
Comment by Bettina Norton on September 14, 2017 at 14:26
Weather forecast good for tomorrow so I will be going down to the river at Bennetsbridge if anyone want to join. I'll be there probably from 10am till about 3pm
Comment by Plein Eire Administrator on September 13, 2017 at 23:45
Forecast decent for Sunday...
Comment by Sheila Mac Nally on September 13, 2017 at 19:33
Hi all I'm going to head down to Wells house tomorrow morning if anyone fancies joining me? Hope to be there from about 10.30 until 2
Comment by Dick Donaghue on August 29, 2017 at 8:04
Where is Ballinkeele House
Comment by Rita Lett on August 28, 2017 at 23:03

Ballinkeele House would be a super place to paint, a variety of subjects to paint.

Comment by Dick Donaghue on August 28, 2017 at 19:25

Photo of "Exhibition" posted in blog.

Comment by Dick Donaghue on August 28, 2017 at 17:46
A good time was had by all. And the finale imprompto exhibition on the railings was a booster. Its in the diary for 2018.
Comment by Plein Eire Administrator on August 28, 2017 at 9:50

Nice to be involved:

Town of Books was a well-run and fun event that dovetailed well with plein air painting.

Comment by Tony Robinson on August 26, 2017 at 22:25

Spoiled for Choice....

Pleasant day in Graiguenamanagh today. Spotted Michael Kehoe and Mairead Holohan among the crowds of bookworms. I intend to return tomorrow hoping for a little more sun than today. The forecast is clear until late afternoon when there may be a shower. Coffee 10am - 11.15am at the Duiske Inn and meet up there again in late afternoon if you have Graiguenamanagh paintings to show.

For those who prefer trees to narrow boats, join Jane Meyler for a paint-out at John F. Kennedy Park, New Ross for Heritage Week. See Jane's Facebook Page for further details.

....You could even do both!


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