PLEIN AIR QUICK DRAW/PAINT-OUT
The Quick Draw competition is a two-hour “en plein air”(open air) painting competition to take place from 11:00AM to 1:00PM on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at the Edinboro Highland Games, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, rain or shine. At the end of the 2 hours the work will be judged, followed by an exhibition and sale. This competition is open to artists using oils, acrylic, water color, or pastel.
Open/College Amateur/High School
1st Place $300.00 1st Place $200.00
2nd Place $150.00 2nd Place $100.00
Besides cash awards a peoples’ choice award will be given. High School and College students may register for free. High school students can choose to compete in the open category. The registration fee for non-student open competitors is $25. Participating artists are expected to remain until 4PM after the exhibit and sales period is over. ALL WORK MUST BE FOR SALE. The Highland Festival Art Committee reserves the right to photograph artists and their work for advancing future Highland Games and Quick Draws.
You can register by mail or email up until September 9, 2015; or register on the day of the competition until 10:45AM at the festival Art tent near McComb Fieldhouse. All participants must report to the Art tent with an approved entry form to have the back of their canvas or panels date stamped and receive a pricing/title label before the starting time.
FIRST TIMER’S INFORMATION TO THE QUICK DRAW:
You will need the following equipment in order to participate:
Recommended but optional:
QUICK DRAW RULES:
JURORING AND EXHIBITION:
EVENT CONCLUDES AT 4PM: All unsold artwork is to be removed from Exhibition Space at this time.