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The RFA Plein Air Art Contest is a great way to get involved during the festival and create your own work of art! Use our online form to apply using PayPal/Credit Card. Application is $40 per piece before Sept 1st and $50 per piece after Sept 1st.
1. Your selected canvas/s must be with you when you sign into the Plein Air Art Contest Booth adjacent to the Juried Arts Gallery at Riverside Park. The size must not be larger than 18x24 and wired to hang.
Prizes: Cash prizes will be awarded. ES $1000 1st | $300 2nd | $200 3rd
2. At the Plein Air Art Contest Booth adjacent to the Juried Arts Gallery in Riverside Park on Riverside Drive, Easton have your canvas/s 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. Art must be wired to hang by the artist or not admitted to the contest.
3. You must turn in your art and sign out by 5 pm Saturday if art is completed or not to remain in the contest. You may collect on Sunday to continue or start another piece if you choose. You may submit up to two pieces into the contest maximum. Feel free to drop your piece at the booth before 5 pm if you are done for the day on Saturday for the overnight.
4. Hours for the contest are Saturday 15th from 8 am till 5 pm and Sunday 17th 10 am till 2 pm
Return your piece/s on Sunday for judging by 3 prominent art experts by 2 pm. No exception.
5. Artists agree to allow Riverside Festival of the Arts to use images of their art pieces being created and final creation during the event/s for marketing purposes only unless otherwise notified in writing to RFA. Artists may be asked to show their work and participate in a plein air exhibition if they become available.
Click SUBMIT to complete your application. You will be taken to PayPal to pay online.
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