THE PAINT QUICK COMPETION IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT
SUNDAY APRIL 9, 2017 , 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM - OLMSTED LINEAR PARK
The Paint Quick is a plein air painting competition, exhibit and sale that is open to anyone who wishes to participate. Up to 200 people --- competition painters, professionals, enthusiasts and the simply adventurous --- compete and have fun. Artists have only two hours to complete their works. During this short time, all registered Paint Quick participants will set up their easels and paint or draw en plein air in the Atlanta Olmsted Linear Park.
PAINTINGS WILL BE JUDGED AND AWARDS GIVEN.
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS
Each student must bring his/her easel and all materials needed to paint that day.
At check-in on April 9, scholarship students will receive art supplies valued at approximately $250+. 25 scholarships are available.
ON-LINE REGISTRATION IS STRONGLY SUGGESTED. However, one may resgister on-site in the Olmsted Linear Park SATURDAY, April 8, 2017 between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM until capacity is reached. REGISTRATION IS $25.00 (non-refundable, event will take place rain or shine). AWARDS WILL BE GIVEN.
SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2017 -- On-site registration begins at 10:00 AM and will end on Saturday at 4:00 PM unless capacity is reached.
SUNDAY WALK UP REGISTRATION IS $50.00 CASH AND WILL ONLY WILL BE ACCEPTED IF CAPACITY HAS NOT BEEN REACHED.
SUNDAY, APRIL 9, 2017 -- 7:45 AM Check-in for Paint Quick registrants -- 9:00 AM Competition will begin at the sound of the horn and will end at 11:00 AM -- 11:30 AM Judging will begin. The paintings will be exhibited on the easels in a designated spot -- 12:30 PM Judges Awards will be presented. -- 2:30 PM All unsold paintings will be removed at 2:30 PM
2017 Olmsted Plein Air Invitational Competing Artists Paint Quick winner will receive an automatic invitation to the 2018 Olmsted Plein Air Invitational
2017 Paint Quick registrants awards: 1st place - $400 2nd place - $300 3rd place - $200 Best Student - $100
NOTE ALL ARTIST MAY SELL PAINTINGS CREATED DURING THE PAINT QUICK EVENT. ALL SALES MUST BE PROCESSED THROUGH THE OLMSTED PLEIN AIR INVITATIONAL SALES SYSTEM.
Everything about the Paint Quick is quick...so do not miss out!