Barn to Brushes  Plein Air Event at Aberlin Springs

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Barn to Brushes Plein Air Event at Aberlin Springs

Barn to Brushes Plein Air Event at Aberlin Springs!

By The Arts Alliance

When and where

Date and time

Sunday, May 21 · 9am - 5pm EDT


Aberlin Springs 3396 Harvest Ridge Morrow, OH 45152

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About this event

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Arts Alliance Presents Plein Air Painting Event at Aberlin Springs

The Arts Alliance will host “Barns to Brushes”, a plein air painting event at the pictureseqe agri-community, Aberlin Springs, 3395 Harvest Rd., Morrow, OH, on Sunday, May 21st from 9:00a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This is a one day event.

Aberlin Springs is a unique community concept, surrounded by farmland. This region’s first agri-community offers a beautiful setting for painters to capture the moment. Aberlin Springs is conveniently located two miles from I-71. The farmers’ market, livestock, barns, gardens, , pond, rolling hills, pastures, beautiful homes, are the perfect subject matter for the plein air painter. This is plenty of shade. All levels of experience are welcome.

En Plein Air is a French expression meaning “in the open air” and refers to the act of painting outdoors with the artist immersed in the natural setting.

Beginning at 4:00 p.m., the Arts Alliance will showcase a wet paint sale, where guests and residents may purchase those paintings created that day. Artists are required to supply their own easels for the wet paint sale.

People’s Choice Artists awards will include 1st prize: one night’s stay at the Aberlin Springs Chalet, a $130 value, 2nd prize is a Aberlin Springs Farmers’ Market produce bag, valued at $50.00, and 3rd prize is a Aberlin Springs Farmers’ Market produce bag, valued at $25.00. Voting for the wet paint sale will close at 3:45 p.m.

Event proceeds with acceptable weather conditions. No refunds will be issued.

The registration fee for artists is $10.00 each. This event is open to artists 18 years or older. Artists should pack their own lunches and refreshments. All mediums are welcome. Artists are required to bring their own supplies, including paints, easels, and chairs. To register, please visit Registration is now open and closes on May 21st at 9:00 a.m.

"The Field at Aberlin Springs" by D A Schuster

What you need to know:

This event is sponsored by The Arts Alliance in partnership with Aberlin Springs.

Levels and Ability: As with most Arts Alliance events, this event is meant to encourage creativity and allow individuals to explore various means of creating. All levels are welcome to attend.

Event Supplies: All participating artists are required to supply their own supplies, including easels and paints. There are water sources on the property, but thank you for bringing your own, if possible.

Parking: There is ample parking in the parking lot at the top of the hill. Please park there. Do not park in the courtyard.

Wet Sale: All participating artists are required to supply their own easels for sale display. Participation in the wet sale is not mandatory. All artists will manage their own sales. The Arts Alliance takes no commissions.

Prizes: People's Choice Awards will be voted on by those attending the farm that day for an Aberlin Springs Open House and by participating artists.

Entry Fees: We are sorry, no entry fees will be refunded in case of inclement weather. If The Arts Alliance chooses to cancel the event, all entry fees will be refunded.

Lunch, Drinks , and Snacks: Artists are required to bring their own lunch, drinks, and snacks to event, if they so choose. There are a number of restaurants down the hill.

Conduct: As with all Arts Alliance, polite conduct is expected. Thank you in advance for being respectful of fellow painters and the Aberlin Springs property and staff Thank you in advance for cleaning up after yourself. Please use drop cloths if you feel necessary to keep your area clean and paint free.

If you have any questions or concerns about this event, please contact The Arts Alliance at 513-309-8585 or email us at

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