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Carmel on Canvas Event Seeks Plein-Air Painters

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CARMEL ON CANVAS PLEIN AIR PAINT OUT – SEPTEMBER 15, 16 & 17

Carmel on Canvas Plein Air Paint Out provides artists with 3 days of plein-air painting in the Carmel Arts & Design District. There are 4 divisions; professional, non-professional, teen and children. There will be more than $13,000 in total prizes.

Register here.  Registration fees range from $10 to $70 depending on event. There are a limited number of spots for the art fair, which are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

For those coming from out of town:  Rooms are available at Staybridge Suites at $107 a night – blocked Sept 14-19 with a drop date of Aug 18th, 2017. Ask for “Carmel on Canvas” block of rooms when calling direct at (317) 582-1500. The hotel is located at 10675 N. Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN.

The event will be held rain or shine, with no refunds given.

The event schedule is as follows:

Friday, September 15th
> 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. – All Day Plein Air Paint Registration & Canvas Stamping
Hoosier Salon, 22 N. Range Line Road, Carmel, IN 46032

Saturday, September 16th

QUICK PAINT 1 – Carmel Farmers Market
Registration & Check-in at Carmel Farmers Market, 5 Center Green, Carmel, IN 46032
> 8 – 9 a.m. – Quick Paint 1 Registration & Canvas Stamping
Carmel Farmers Market, 5 Center Green, Carmel, IN 46032
Tent located by the Tarkington Theater entrance
> 9 a.m. – Quick Paint 1 Starts
> 10:30 a.m. – Quick Paint 1 painting must be turned in at Judging Tent
> 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. – Quick Paint 1 “Community Choice” Judging, Awards to Follow

ALL DAY PLEIN AIR PAINT
> 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Day-of Registration & Canvas Stamping
Hoosier Salon, 22 N. Range Line Road, Carmel, IN 46032
> 4 – 5 p.m. – Plein Air Painting Turn In
Artists’ Lane – Main & 2nd Ave. NW
ARTWORK WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED BETWEEN 4 & 5 P.M.
> 5 p.m. – All Day Plein Air Reception
> 6 p.m. – Tents Closed for Judging
> 7 p.m. – All Day Plein Air Award Ceremony
> 8 – 9 p.m. – Public Viewing
> 9 p.m. – Tent Closed (all paintings must be picked up)
Sunday, September 17th

QUICK PAINT 2 – Carmel Arts & Design District
> 10 – 11 a.m. – Quick Paint 2 Registration & Canvas Stamping
Artists’ Lane – Main & 2nd Ave. NW
> 11 a.m. – Quick Paint 2 Starts – Carmel Arts & Design District
> 12:30 p.m. – Quick Paint 2 painting must be turned in at Artists’ Lane for Judging
> 1 p.m. – Quick Paint 2 Judging at Artists’ Lane, Awards to Follow
> 2 – 6 p.m. – CARMEL ON CANVAS ART FAIR*
Artists’ Lane – Main & 2nd Ave. NW

*Registered Carmel on Canvas All Day Plein Air artists are eligible to sell their art at the Carmel on Canvas Art Fair. There are a limited number of spots available – first come, first served.

PLEASE NOTE: Artists may show only their own art. Please provide your own easels and displays for your art. Artists may begin set-up on Sunday at 9 a.m.; however, artists are responsible for their own items.

Please see Entry Fees & Awards page for more information and to register for the Carmel on Canvas Art Fair.

Carmel on Canvas Creative Kids Zone
Saturday, September 16th, Noon – 3 p.m.
Do you know of a young, budding artist? Come visit us at the Carmel on Canvas Creative Kids Zone! We have two locations available for some kid-friendly art fun. The Creative Kids Zone is FREE to the public.

Purchase Awards
Carmel on Canvas artists have the opportunity to compete for Purchase Awards by painting the sponsoring business’s establishment and winning the listed monetary prize. Purchase Awards paintings are not included in the Plein Air Paint Out Awards entry or prize money, only Purchase Award prize money. Winners will be chosen on Saturday night.

 

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