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Outdoor Painting Competition starts THIS Friday - August 27!

News-08/23/2010-05:07 PM

Join the Grand Marais Art Colony for our 8th Annual Plein Air Painting Competition & Exhibition, August 27 – September 6. Set up your easel and canvas to capture the scenic landscapes of the rugged shores of Lake Superior and surrounding Northwoods in this fun and competitive outdoor painting contest.


Participants can paint anytime, anywhere in Cook County during the Competition dates of August 27 – September 2. Various events and activities are scheduled throughout the week. This year features 3 juried categories with cash prizes: Watercolor, Oil & Acrylic, and Pastel. Purchase Awards by local businesses will also be awarded, sponsors include: Grand Marais State Bank, Johnson’s Foods, Lake Superior Trading Post and North Shore Federal Credit Union.

The Competition Exhibit will hang at the Grand Marais Art Colony September 3 – 6, stop by to see “hot-off-the-brush” landscapes from established and emerging artists in various price ranges.

Contact the Grand Marais Art Colony to learn more or register for the Plein Air Painting Competition & Exhibition: 218-387-2737 or arts@boreal.org. 
Or Click here to download a registration form.



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