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"Paint The Fair" a plein air competition
Contest is open to 18 years and older.
Artist can enter two framed pieces for judging, but all works can be displayed & available for purchase.
Contestants must pre-register online at VillagesFolkSchool.com by Thursday July 11, 2018. $25 entry fee. After July 11th entries are welcome but will be $30 an artist.
On-site registration Thursday/19th & Friday/20th from 7-9:00am at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds grandstand. Canvases stamped and goody bags/lunch coupons handed out at registration.
All pieces must be created at selected sites between 7am Thursday July 19th and 5pm Friday July 20th.
Thursday sites will include the fairgrounds and a list of historic VB County barns.
Friday paint sites will be the fairgrounds only.
Bring your own supplies: Easel, canvas, paper, paints, pastels, frame, eyelets & wire for hanging, etc.
Wine & Cheese Award Ceremony & Exhibit will be Friday from 5-7pm.
-Artists must bring their completed works to the grandstand area no later than 5pm on Friday for judging.
-Your two submissions for judging need to be framed with horizontal wire for hanging.
-Additional pieces for sale can just have a horizontal wire for hanging. Pieces will hang from a single screw on the wall.
-Award Ceremony & Exhibit will be under the grandstand 5pm to 7pm Friday evening. All works released at 7pm.
1st Place: $400
2nd Place: $300
3rd Place: $150
Honorable Mentions (2)
Some Purchase Prizes will be available for specific paint sites. Will post list closer to event.
Fair Schedule: www.vanburencountyfair.com
This event is sponsored by the Villages Folk School of Van Buren County.
For more information contact Mel Stockwell at register@VillagesFolkSchool.com or 641-919-7323