August 2–11, 2019

12th Annual Grand Prix Plein Air Challenge

August 3 (Saturday)
10:00am - 2:00pm

Cost (includes tax): Adults: $35; 19 and under: $20

In this traditional four hour Plein Air painting competition, painters must originate, paint, complete and frame a painting that has been created outdoors

  • artists of all ages and skill levels are welcome
  • artists will be painting the picturesque waterfront, dynamic festival scenes and colourful gardens of the Harmony Arts Festival (exact locations will be disclosed at the time of sign-in at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 3)
  • artists will have the opportunity to exhibit and sell their paintings on site after the competition from 3 to 8 p.m.
  • works will be judged and many fabulous prizes donated by Opus Art Supplies will be awarded
  • the top 12 artists will be invited to compete in the British Pacific Properties Paint on the Mountain Plein Air Challenge on Sunday, August 4
  • registration fee includes morning coffee and muffins and a wine and cheese reception after the judging
  • finished work should not exceed 16" x 20"

*Artists must pre-register at the Ferry Building Gallery, by phone at 604-925-7270 (course #63225) or online.

Cost includes morning coffee and muffins and a wine and cheese reception after the judging.

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