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Dueling Brushes

  • 25 Sep 2010
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Newman Street Park, Annapolis, Md


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DUELING BRUSHES - Paint Annapolis 2010

Saturday, September 25, 2010 – 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon Judging: Newman Street Park (corners of Newman St. & Compromise St.) New location for 2010

Eligibility:  The Dueling Brushes competition is open to all artists, MAPAPA members and non-members. Paint Annapolis 2010 juried artists and MAPAPA founding artists participating in the Paint Annapolis 2010 event are also eligible to participate in Dueling Brushes.  All artists must register for the event on this site.

Registration: You must register by 3:00 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24th at www.mapapa.shuttlepod.org. Last minute registrations will be taken at the tent next to Market House on Saturday morning from 8:00 until 8:45 a.m. Your registration fee entitles you to enter your work in the outdoor exhibit/judging event after the timed competition.

*        Registration fee is $25, last minute registration, see above, $35.

Check-in: All entrants must pick up their preprinted label for the Dueling Brushes event, available (except for last-minute registrants) at the Paint Annapolis tent next to the Market House at the City Dock on Friday, September 24th. You will also pick up your Paint Annapolis Hat, included in the registration fee. The Paint Annapolis Brochure contains a map with the Dueling Brushses Boundaries.   Labels for last-minute registrants will be available at the tent on Saturday morning. Artists should fill in their name, title of work, medium, and price. This label is proof of registration and must be attached to work in order for it to be exhibited and judged.  

Set Up: Artists may set up their equipment and choose their sites Saturday morning before the competition officially begins at 9:00 a.m.

Exhibit and Judging:  Starating at noon until 12:20 deadline, all artists will bring their completed artwork along with their easels to the designated exhibit/judging area at Newman Street Park (corner of Newman Street & Compromise St.). Note the new location for 2010.

Nancy Tankersley will be judging this years event. Prizes: Winners will be announced at 1:00 p.m. With $1,600 in cash prizes: $500 for first, $350 for second, $250 for third and $500 for a Peoples' Choice Award. Three "Honorable Mention" awards will also be made. Artwork must be removed from the exhibit area after the awards ceremony. 

Sale of Artwork:  Each Dueling Brushes artwork must be clearly marked with a label provided to registered entrants. The label must list the price of the artwork. 

Commissions: MAPAPA will take 25% commission on all sales. Our intent is to be able to provide credit card capability to encourage sales.


Go to www.mapapa.org to visit the main website of the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association.

Mailing Address (general inquiries to Board Chairman- do NOT send payments): 3831 Proctor Lane, Nottingham, MD 21236-4748
For mailed membership payments, please contact membership@mapapa.org for the current address. Do NOT use an archived address, as it may no longer be accurate.

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