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Quickdraw Competition

Red Brick Art

Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

Quickdraw Competition

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Quickdraw Registration Ended $10.00 $1.54

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Paint Ventura's 1st Annual Quickdraw will be held at the Mini Park on the 300 block of Downtown Ventura.  The staging area will be at the Paint Ventura Booth as you enter the park.


Registration fee is $10.  This event is open to anyone, over the age of 14, who wishes to participate and has their own supplies and easels.  There will be no delineation between amateur or professional.  All artists may use any medium, but must paint in the plein air tradition.

Registration will be available on the morning of April 5th, this registration fee will be $15.


Thursday, March 27th - Deadline for pre-registration.

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM - Artists check in at the registration desk at the Paint Ventura Booth in the Mini Park and pay if they haven’t already, have their blank canvases stamped, and pick up their title & price label. No canvas will be stamped if painting has been begun prior to the starting time.

11:00 AM - A horn will sound and artists may begin painting en plein air style on any subject.  No pre-painted or pre-drawn materials are allowed.  The Quickdraw artwork must be created during the Quickdraw time frame.  Any violators will be banned from future events.

At 1:00 PM- The horn will sound and the Quickdraw artists bring their just completed artwork and easels to the exhibit/sale area for the judging and sale.  There is little turnaround time, so please be prepared to have a title and price when the Quickdraw volunteer visits you and establishes your catalogue number.


All artists must be set up for judging by 1:30 PM

Judging will begin at 1:30 PM

The 2013 judges will be announced before March 1st.

Awards will be given in the following categories:

  • First Place Overall
  • Best Emerging Artist
  • Honorable Mention (3)

The Quickdraw Awards are announced and ribbons are awarded on the stage.   


Each artwork is required to be for sale and to have a title and a price written on the provided label.  Each participating artist should consider Plein Air Quick Draw his or her gallery.  There will be a 50% commission collected from the proceeds of each Quickdraw sale to fund this event; any violators will be banned from future events.  Proceeds from our annual plein air event are shared with FoodShare.

Have questions about Quickdraw Competition? Contact Red Brick Art

When & Where

Downtown Ventura

Ventura, CA 93001

Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

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Red Brick Art

Since 2006 Red Brick Art has been focues on creating an open art community in Ventura where anyone can enjoy great art and try their hand at creating something of their own.  Red Brick provides a wide variety of fun workshops and Painting Parties for all skill levles, from those who have been painitng for years to those who haven't tried art since grade school. 

There are new weekly Workshops for adults and children in all mediums including Pastels, Mosaics, Watercolors, Acrylics, Drawing, PhotoShop, Photography and more.  Our Paint Parties are a casual larger class where you learn and play they make great Date Nights, Ladies Night Out, Corporate Bonding Events, Birthday Parties and Fun Singles Events, join a group class or host your own private class. 

We hope you join the fun at our new location and find your creative side.

Red Brick Art is located at 4601 Telephone Rd #112 Ventura CA 93003



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