Contact, Bob Hedden, PLEIN AIR PAINTERS THOUSAND ISLANDS REGION (PAPTIR@GMAIL.COM) FOR DETAILS
JUNE 24, 25, 26: CLAYTON RIVER FESTIVAL, CLAYTON NY.
Registration fee $25. Judged Competition. $300 first place, $200 second Judging and silent auction 3 to 5PM Saturday June 26th at the Thousand Islands Land Trust, John Street at the River front (also for registration and blank work surfaces stamping). Paint one to three days. Submit two paintings for judging, more for auction. 75% of sales price to artist, 25% to sponsoring organization. Other special activities to attract visitors.
JULY 30, 31: 1000 ISLANDS ART CENTER, 314 John St., CLAYTON NY www.tiartscenter.org
Registration fee $25. Judged Competition. $300 first place, $200 second. Judging and silent auction at the 1000 ISLANDS ART CENTER 3 to 5PM, Saturday July 31 (also for registration and blank work surfaces stamping). Submit two paintings for judging, more for auction. 75% of sales price to artist, 25% to 1000 ISLANDS ART CENTER. This is ANTIQUE BOAT SHOW WEEKEND so there will be lots of visitors. Paint one or both days.
AUGUST 13, 14: NORTH COUNTRY ARTS COUNCIL,WATERTOWN NY www.nnyart.org Working toward $300 to $500 of awards. Judged and peoples choice. NCAC SUMMER ARTS FEST on the 14th in traffic closed downtown Public Square with fine arts vendors, bands, juggler,
quartets, street painters. Paint any where in the City on the 13th, within a designated areas near the Square on Saturday. Black River white water rapids canyon near the square downtown has five city park access points for painting views with kayaks and rafters. Thompson Park for city overlooks, shady picnic groves, zoo. Historic homes (more millionaires in the 1920s than any where in the US) and buildings as well. Aged brick factory building reflecting past glamour-no need to travel to Europe for rustic painting subjects.