8th annual Coconut Grove en plein air competition 10/10-11/09

8th annual Coconut Grove en plein air competition
Welcome to participate and catch a moment in time in our beautiful historic Coconut Grove.
This event is sponsored by the Windisch-Hunt Fine Art Gallery.
All artists have the freedom of choosing any scenery in the area of Coconut Grove.
Artwork will be judged by 3 jurors with prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Peoples Choice Award. First prize is $500. The winner of this years competition will be announced at a reception held at the historic Miami City Hall, which is also where the top 20 pieces will be exhibited. All artwork must be for sale, with a 30% commission to the Windisch-Hunt Art Gallery.
The Coconut Grove En plein air Competition is one of the few competitions artists do not have to pre qualify for. For the first time Vizcaya will graciously open its doors allowing 7 artists to paint of their grounds. To reserve one of these limited spots you must register by October 8th at 3 p.m.
During this event the Mutiny Hotel of Coconut Grove has a special discount rate for artists and their families. Rooms are available from $119/ night (tax excl.) and can be shared by 4.
Saturday & Sunday, October 10 & 11, 2009
What: 8th annual en plein air competition When: October 10 & 11
Where: Coconut Grove, Miami Time: 7.30 am – 6 pm both days
Contact: fredhuntart@mac.com
• Registration fee is $35. • Students with valid student id pay $25.
• Canvas shall be gallery wrap size 16” x 20”. • The artists will have two days to finish their work.
• Two paintings can be submitted, extra canvas $20
• Canvas is stored overnight in the gallery
• Artists should pick a location (within the Coconut Grove area) in advance so that artist names can be printed on a walking map available to the public. Registration deadline is October 5th to appear on handouts.
• All artists must register with name and desired location via email or paypal: fredhuntart@mac.com
Furthermore, Erik Speyer will be holding a ‘3 colors and 2 brushes’ workshop on Friday October 9th. Workshop is $45. Pre registration required. We want to welcome all of our beloved artists to capture the beauty of Coconut Grove – the jewel of Miami.

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