Plein Air Online Application

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The RFA Plein Air Art Contest is a great way to get involved on the festival and create your own work of art! Use our online form below to apply using PayPal. Application is $30 per piece before Sept 1st and $40 per piece after Sept 1st.
Contest Rules:
Your selected canvas/s must be with you when you come to the Plein Air Art Contest Booth.
1. Prizes: Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Prize levels are listed on the Plein Air Contest page of this site.
2. Stop by the Plein Air Art Contest Booth at the festival to have your canvas stamped for entry into the contest. You must provide all  materials, canvas, board, paint, brushes, etc. Find an inspired spot at the festival for your art en Plein Air (in the open air). A map of the area to paint in will be supplied.
3. You must turn in your art by 5 pm Saturday even if its not completed. Collect on Sunday to continue or start another piece. 4. Hours for the contest are Saturday 16th from 7am till 4pm and Sunday 17th 10 am till 2 pm
Return your piece for judging by 3 prominent art experts, by 2 pm on Sunday.
5. Artists agree to allow Riverside Festival of the Arts to use images of their art pieces. Artists may show their work and participate in a plein air group exhibition as they become available.

**This is a Rain or Shine event. No refunds or rain checks allowed.**

Click SUBMIT to complete your application. You will be taken to PayPal to pay online.