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Plein Air in the Parks: 2nd Annual Juried Painting Event

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Macon Arts Alliance

486 1st St

Macon, GA 31201

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The Macon Arts Gallery is seeking applications for our 2nd Annual Juried Plein Air Event to be held September 1-22, 2018. Colin Penndorf, Fine Arts Director of The 567 Center for renewal will serve as juror.

Macon Arts Alliance is looking for artists to venture out into Macon's many beautiful parks and attractions to paint September 1-22, 2018. The creative community event will culminate in a free opening reception and exhibition at the Mill Hill Community Arts Center Gallery on September 28 from 5:30-7:30 pm.

Important Dates and info:
* Application Deadline: July 20, 2018
* Notification of Acceptance: August 1, 2018
* Exhibition Reception: September 28, 2018
*Application Fee: $25.00 for three images.

To Apply: Please send 3-4 digital samples of paintings and a brief biography with "Plein Air" as the subject line to megan@maconarts.org

Accepted Artists: Artists will receive 3 stamped canvases available in 8" x 10", 10" x 12" and 12" x 14". No framing is required but artists may frame their works if desired. Please specify canvas size preferences upon notification of acceptance. Artists may pick up panels on August 15-31st at Macon Arts Gallery located at 486 First St. in downtown Macon between 10am-4pm Monday through Friday. Drop off paintings on or before September 22 between 10am-4pm at 486 First St. Macon. Artists have 22 days to create two or three Plein Air paintings in Macon parks and to return to the finished works. A maximum of three paintings will be accepted. Artists are free to choose a park or parks to work in. Check-ins to the parks can be reported via text or phone calls and will be shared via social media. All work must be for priced for sale with a 40% gallery/ 60% artist commission split.

Artist Reception: A free opening reception of the Plein Air in the Parks exhibition will be hosted during the Vintages & Vinyl Wine Festival on September 28th from 5:30-7:30 pm at the Mill Hill Community Arts Center Gallery where the show will be displayed through October 29. There will be numerous events scheduled during National Arts & Humanities Month celebrated in October that will bring patrons to the Mill Hill Community Arts Center Gallery to see the work.

Photo & Press Release: A group photo/press release meeting will be arranged as the date approaches.

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