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Harford County Plein Air Festival 2016

  • 20 Jun 2016
  • 14 Jul 2016
  • 12:00 AM
  • Harford County, Maryland
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Registration

  • Harford County International Plein Air Art Festival
    Join us in Harford County this fall for our paint out, exhibition and sale hosted by the Center for the Arts.
    Anyone is welcome to paint with us; please register by September 1, 2015 at www.harfordca.org or via
    mail to:
    Center for the Arts
    P.O. Box 687 Bel Air, MD 21014 .
    Location
    Harford County offers artists picturesque landscapes adorned with sprawling horse farms, rambling hills,
    and expansive woodscapes; bustling town centers; and historic harbor towns. Located 30 minutes north
    of Baltimore in central Maryland on the Mason-­‐Dixon line, where the Susquehanna River meets the
    Chesapeake Bay, Harford County is a not-­‐to-­‐be-­‐missed destination.
    Prizes:
    1st Place-­‐ $500
    2nd Place-­‐ $250
    3rd Place-­‐ $100
    Artist’s Choice
    People’s Choice
    Dates
    • October 7, 2015 to October 11, 2015: Painting period is anywhere in Harford County, Maryland.
    • October 11, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.: Turn-­‐in of paintings, ready to hang, at Rockfield Manor, 501 E
    Churchville Rd, Bel Air, MD 21014.
    • October 11, 2015 from 2 to 5 p.m.: Gallery-­‐style sale and light fare reception. A VIP Reception precedes
    the event from 1-­‐2 p.m.
    • Unsold paintings will remain on display through Thursday, October 15th. Remaining paintings must
    either be picked up by 3 p.m. from Rockfield Manor or will be shipped back at the artists’ expense.
    Registration
    There is a $25 non-­‐refundable registration fee for this event. Harford Artists Members fee is discounted
    to $10.
    You may register at harfordcfa.org. or fill out the form below and mail to
    Center for the Arts
    P.O. Box 687 Bel Air, MD 21014
    Harfordcfa.org

Registration is closed

Harford County International Plein Air Art Festival

Join us in Harford County this fall for our paint out, exhibition and sale hosted by the Center for the Arts.

Anyone is welcome to paint with us; please register by July 8, 2016 at www.harfordca.org or via

http://www.harfordcfa.org/harford-plein-air.html

Harford Plein Air invites artists from all over the U.S. to enter this second annual competition to create art in the “open air”.  30 competing artists, juried by Michele Byrne, will paint throughout Harford County, MD.  Harford County offers artists picturesque landscapes adorned with sprawling horse farms, rambling hills, and expansive woodlands; bustling town centers; and historic harbor towns.  
Art created during October 10-13th will be on display October 14th-15th at the Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air, MD. There will be a Quick Draw Competition open to all artists in the Town of Bel Air on Saturday, October 15th 8am-1:30pm. Awards for the Quick Draw participants will be presented by Hai-Ou Hou.  
Collectors can view and purchase artwork at the Liriodendron Mansion at the Collector's Preview Party (ticketed event) on Friday, October 14th at 7pm, or at the Public Gallery Sale on Saturday, October 15th 2pm-5pm.  Awards for the competing artists will be presented by 
David Diaz, (Harford Plein Air Judge) on Saturday, October 15th at the Gallery Sale 2-5pm.   

Schedule of Events

  • Oct 10th  Check-In Day for Juried Artists (Location: TBD)
  • Oct 10-Oct 13th  Painting throughout Harford County, MD
  • Oct 11th  Required Paint Out at Ladew Topiary Gardens  8am-6pm  
  • Oct 14th  Hanging of Artwork at Liriodendron Mansion  10am  
  • Oct 14th  Collector's Preview Party at Liriodendron Mansion  7pm 
  • Oct 15th  Quick Draw Competition Open to All Artists,                                           Town of Bel Air, 8am-1:30pm
  • Oct 15th  Harford Plein Air Gallery Sale and Awards Ceremony at                     Liriodendron Mansion, 2pm-5pm   

     Detailed itinerary to come.    


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
Membership payments (do NOT mail payments without first contacting membership@mapapa.org): 21 Haven Avenue, Abingdon, MD 21009-2007

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