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Plein Air Competition | 9th Annual

Plein Air Competition | 9th Annual

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Whitemarsh Art Center

100 Cedar Grove Rd

Whitemarsh Township, PA 19428

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Cash Prizes. Get creative and show us how you see your favorite parts of Whitemarsh Township

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9th Annual Plein Air Competition

Saturday, May 21st | Outdoors | Over $500 in Prizes

DETAILS | Our annual Plein Air Competition will be in-person. Artists will get the back of their blank canvases stamped at the Whitemarsh Art Center in the morning, paint or draw outdoors wherever you'd like, and then bring the finished pieces back to the Art Center by 4 PM. The awards ceremony will begin at 6:30 PM.

REGISTER | Buy your ticket to register by Thursday, May 19 to receive your entry packet and further details.

ENTRY | $25 art center members, $30 residents, $35 non-members

PRIZES | All entries will be jurored anonymously. Awarded by a guest juror: $200 first prize, $100 second prize, $50 third prize. Awarded by artists' choice vote: $100 for adults (18+), $100 for kids. Gift certificates for honorable mentions.

JUROR | We are honored to welcome Bonnie Mettler as our Juror for our 2022 Plein Air competition.

NOTE | Work should be created using traditional mediums not using digital technology. We're excited to see your creative traditional artwork!

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Start | Start as late as you want but no earlier than 8 AM. Get your blank canvas stamped at the Art Center before you begin. Paint or draw an inspirational vision from anywhere in Whitemarsh Township and the sorrounding area.

Midway | Take a progress photo for us to post online!

End | Final entries must be submitted in-person by 4 PM. Award voting will start soon after. The award ceremony will be in-person outside our art center at 6:30 PM.

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Sponsorships:

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

Corporate Sponsor | Fat Lady Brewing

Gold Sponsor | In Memory of Gregory J. Nowak - The Nowak Family

Bronze Sponsor | In Memory of Mildred Oakford Staib - The Staib - Kaufman Family

If you're interested in sponsoring, please fill out one of the linked forms: Corporate Sponsorship | Individual/Family Sponsorship. If you'd like to donate a corporate gift, contact us here.

ABOUT WHITEMARSH ART CENTER | We enrich the community by fostering inspiration, appreciation and engagement in the arts for people of all ages and abilities. Through exhibitions, lectures, workshops, extended classes and artist residencies, we invigorate and educate our region. WhitemarshArts.org

TO DONATE | Even small donations help, especially now. Whitemarsh Art Center is a non-profit 501 (c)3 organization. Donations are tax-deductable. To support our community arts education and outreach, please donate here.

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Whitemarsh Art Center

100 Cedar Grove Rd

Whitemarsh Township, PA 19428

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