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  • 23 Jun 2014
  • 29 Jun 2014
  • MFA- Annapolis, MD

JUNE 23 - 29

presented by MFA:

MFA is Hosting Paint Annapolis!
In its 12th year, Paint Annapolis is a 4-day juried plein air painting competition that draws artists and art enthusiasts from across the country. The event will take place June 23-29 with receptions for artists, enthusiasts and collectors on June 27, 28 and 29. A Prospectus for the competition is available and is a complete Schedule for this exciting art event. Hosting will be provided upon request after selection.
Who can participate?
Paint Annapolis is a juried competition. Artists from across the country will submit and 30 artists will be chosen by:
2014 Jurors:
Submissions Juror: Ned Mueller, Master Painter - Oil Painters of America.
Awards Juror: Billyo O'Donnell, Nationally recognized Plein Air Painter
Awards in excess of $7,500
To be considered, artists should submit three images of recent work. There is a $35 submission fee.
Submission Deadline March 5
Enter Paint Annapolis Here
See what's new this year: MFA is extending the boundaries to include Anne Arundel County and adding new prize categories:
Nocturne Painting Event
( painting after 5pm) The Nocturne paintings will be juried for special awards. This event will be open to the public to participate in the competition and will include the opportunity to paint the local night life.
Anne Arundel County We are expanding the boundaries of the competition to include Anne Arundel County. Special Awards will be given to paintings created outside the city limits.
The Naval Academy There will be a special prize category for paintings of the US Naval Academy yard.
Artwork below by David DIaz, Paint Annapolis 2013 participant

MFA can only bring this event to the community through the help of generous donors who are interested in art in Annapolis. Please join the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County, the Mid Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association,the MFA Board and more in supporting this event.
Corporate Sponsors at $500 or above and all Individual Sponsors are invited to special sponsor-only events arnd receive $100 off the purchase of one painting created in Annapolis thorughout the event.
Sponsorship Information.

Dueling Brushes - Sat. June. 28:
Artists of any age and level are invited to join Paint Annapolis artists Saturday, Jan 28 for Dueling Brushes - a 1.5-hour painting competition at Annapolis City Dock. Check back for more information.
What is Plein Air?
Plein Air means painting outdoors. Paintings are completed on the spot. Artists and the public can share in the vibrancy and life of natural light.

John Brandon Sills, First Place Winner 2013

Lee Boynton, Second Place Winner 2013

John Caggiano, Third Place Winner 2013


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