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Palouse Plein Air 2018 - Save the Date


August 8, 2018 (Moscow, Idaho) -- Calling all painters! Save the date for the ninth annual Palouse Plein Air.

What is Plein Air?
French for “in the open air” used to describe the act of painting outdoors. Plein air competitions are all about painting outdoors in a specific area or region and then having those paintings exhibited in an art gallery.

This multi-day painting competition begins September 15, 2018 and runs through September 21, 2018! The competition is open to artists 18 years-of-age or older. All painting mediums are welcome! The entrance fee is $20 per participant or $15 per University of Idaho / Washington State University / Lewis-Clark State College student participant. The entrance fee includes: registration in the competition and an invitation to the Artist Reception / Awards Ceremony on September 21, 2018.

Work turned in (maximum 3):
Participants are to deliver a maximum of 3 finished entries framed and ready to hang on September 21, 2018 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Prichard Art Gallery in the Children’s Education Studio (414 South Main Street). 

Reception and awards ceremony:
September 21, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. 
Prichard Art Gallery in the Children’s Education Studio (414 South Main Street)

Gallery exhibit:
September 21, 2018 through September 29, 2018
Prichard Art Gallery in the Children’s Education Studio (414 South Main Street)


Additional information including the competition application, release, and rules / regulations will be coming later in August: http://www.ci.moscow.id.us/216/Palouse-Plein-Air

 


Palouse Plein Air 2018 is sponsored by: the City of Moscow, the Moscow Arts Commission, and the Prichard Art Gallery.



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Story Contact: Kathleen Burns, Arts Director
Phone: (208) 883-7036
Email: kburns@ci.moscow.id.us

City of Moscow

206 E Third Street
Moscow, ID 83843
Contact: Gary J. Riedner, City Supervisor
Phone - 208.883.7006
Email - griedner@ci.moscow.id.us
Website - www.ci.moscow.id.us

Palouse Plein Air event save the date featuring the 1st place winner from 2016 generally depicting tall poplar trees in a farm setting
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