Call to Artists!
Plein Air Painting with PRIZES!
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Celebrate the NEW Portsmouth Cultural Arts District!
Over $750 in awards to be given, including a Curator’s Choice Award, Mayor’s Choice Award & a People’s Choice Award.
$40 Registration fee gives you:
Entry into the plein air competition (artists can bring up to two canvases to be entered), welcome packet with discounts at participating Olde Towne businesses, wine and refreshments at ending reception, opportunity to sell your wet painting at the reception and/or afterwards at the Portsmouth Cultural Arts Center Gallery Shop!
Advanced registration required. Register today!
Whether you love painting nature, cityscapes, or architecture, you will find somewhere that strikes your fancy in Olde Towne!
Artists should bring: Their own canvases, painting materials, and setup to paint outdoors. Highly recommend bringing sunscreen!
10 am – 10:30 am:
Meet at the Portsmouth Cultural Arts Center Gallery Shop (420 High St.) to sign in, have your canvases stamped, and receive your welcome packet.
4:30 pm – 5:15 pm:
Reception and Judging. Enjoy wine and refreshments. Artists and guests will vote on their favorite painting for the People’s Choice Award. Guests will have the opportunity to purchase the day’s paintings at the “wet paint” sale.
5:15 pm – 5:30 pm:
Winners Announced! Any artist who would like their work critiqued by Gayle Paul, Curator of Art of the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center may stay after.
Department of Museums
Hansel-Union Consulting, PLLS
Olde Towne Business Association