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12th Annual Grand Prix Plein Air Challenge

August 3
10 a.m.–2 p.m.

In this traditional competition, artists must create a piece of original art outdoors in plein air.

  • 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"

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

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

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