Plein Air Painting Challenge -
$500 in prizes to be awarded
Acton’s Prospect Park is a gem for Plein Air Painters. Surrounded by Fairy Lake, there is also a small wetland area, community garden and historic cemetery all in the immediate vicinity; several nearby streets in downtown Acton offer interesting heritage homes and architecture.
Saturday, July 20 2019 at Prospect Park in Acton
(Park Avenue and Knox Street, Acton).
Registration: 8:45 – 9:30 a.m. Painting starts at 9:30.
12:30 pm: You must be back at the registration area to prepare your work.
Judging begins at 12:45. At 2 pm prizes will be announced.
Medium of your choice. You may offer your work for sale.
Juror: Jim Reid
Jim Reid’s work is rooted in plein air painting and filtered through ideas relating to modernism, expressionism, biology and environmentalism. His work has been exhibited and/or collected by Hamilton Art Gallery, Peel Art Gallery, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Canada Council Art Bank, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, MacLaren Art Centre, York Quay Gallery and Isaac’s Gallery.
Registration fee: $10 (no charge for members of the Ontario Plein Air Society).
PLEASE NOTE: In the event of a severe weather warning, the painting challenge will be rescheduled for Sunday, July 21 (same time and location)
Thank-you to our generous sponsors - Dale and Dave Cox Bruce Andrews Verna McLean
For more information, please contact:
Curator, Helson Gallery
Halton Hills Cultural Centre
Town of Halton Hills
9 Church St., Halton Hills ON L7G 2A3
Phone: 905.877.7915 x2536
FAX: 905.873.1748 Judy Daley