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"PAINT WITH FLAIR" a youth plein air competition

Class Fee:0
Contest rules:
Contest is open to 14 to 18 year olds from anywhere. 
Teens may work side by side with accomplished plein air artists to create original works of art, or work alone.  Paintings may be created Monday through Friday of the fair.
Final paintings must be dry, ready to hang with a horizontal wire and delivered to the grandstands before 4pm on Friday.  Cash prizes will be awarded at 5:15pm and art will hang till 6:30pm. If not purchased, the paintings can be picked up then.
Register: Youths must register in advance. or 641-919-7323.   Materials are supplied for those who need them. Easels are available on loan.
Location: Youths must paint a scene from the Van Buren Co Fairgrounds. Painting in person on the grounds is favored, but taking a photo and painting in studio can be discussed. 
Awards Ceremony: Cash Prizes awarded at 5:15pm on Friday under the grandstands.  Please be present to accept.  Open to the public so invite your friends and family to view your painting.
1st Place - $50
2nd Place - $40
3rd Place - $30
This event is sponsored by the Villages Folk School of Van Buren County.
For more information contact Mel Stockwell at or 641-919-7323