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1st Annual FHC Sunflower Festival Paint Out

  • 31 Aug 2019
  • 10:00 AM
  • 01 Sep 2019
  • 4:00 PM
  • Serenity Farm, 6960 Serenity Farm Road, Benedict, Maryland 20612

Labor Day Weekend 2019, August 31 and September 1, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

En Plein Air Day, August 30 8 a.m. – dark Plein Air Entries created on August 30 will be judged by Dr. Margaret Dowell, Adjunct Professor of Art, College of Southern Maryland. Artworks will be available for public viewing and purchase at the festival on August 31 and September 1. Twenty percent of all art sales will go to the Farm Heritage Conservancy, a nonprofit 501(c)3. Prizes 1st Prize: $200 2nd Prize: $100 3rd Prize: $50 AUGUST 20: Deadline for artists to contact Franklin A Robinson, Jr. to reserve a spot. Space is limited to twenty entrants. E-mail fhcbenedict2015@gmail.com AUGUST 30: En plein air day, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., artists report to the Harvest House at Serenity Farm to fill out Artist Participation Form and to join us for donuts and coffee for meet and greet. Then the full day to wander the farm and paint. 9am-dark, paint on location at Serenity Farm, at the end of the day works will be given to Franklin Robinson for hanging. Canvases MUST HAVE eyehooks and wire. Artists will submit title and price for work. AUGUST 31 AND SEPTEMBER 1, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Art works created on August 30 at the farm will be on public display during the festival. SEPTEMBER 1, 3 – 4 p.m. Artists’ reception in the Yellow Barn. Artists pick up works not sold during festival. FARM HERITAGE CONSERVANCY 1st Annual Sunflower Festival at Serenity Farm 6960 Serenity Farm Road Benedict, Maryland 20612

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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