Press release: First Annual Bloomington Paint Out

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The following press release was sent to the Bloomingtonian:

WHAT:  First Annual Bloomington Paint Out-

WHEN:  Saturday, October 8, 2022RAIN OR SHINE beginning at 9.30!

WHERE:  Woodlawn Pavilion in Bryan Park (Next to the swimming pool).

HOSTED BY: Arts Alliance of Greater Bloomington. Bloomington Watercolor Society, Upland Plein Air Painters and The Portrait Group and Artists for Climate Awareness are teaming up to bring this fun event to Bloomington

NO REGISTRATION FEE:   Free! No advance registration required!.
Artists must check-in between 9.30 am and 11 am at the Pavilion the day of the event.  All artists will have canvasses or multi-media paper stamped before beginning their work. Supplies will be available for classes at the Pavilion and some supplies are available for painting on the Bryan Park grounds. 

HOW:  Artists will be able to paint anywhere in Bloomington. The event is open to professional and emerging artists of all ages and skill levels to create original artwork of any subject in any medium.  All stamped/tagged works must be completed that day by 3 pm to be eligible for judging. 

Completed works need to be brought to the Woodlawn Pavilion by 3:00 marked with the artist’s name and email address or telephone number in the back. Please do not sign artwork until after judging. Wet Oil paintings should be in a frame for safe handling or BYO easel/display.
AWARDS: ALL stamped works completed that day will be eligible for judging.

Awards will be for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place artists in following categories:

Professional artists, Emerging Artists, Teens (12-17), and Youth )7-11) and Collaborative Art!!

Please email [email protected] for additional information.

CLASSES will be at the Pavilion beginning 10:00-2:00 for youth and teens/adults.

DEMONSTRATIONS: Various artists will be giving demonstrations throughout the day and there will be opportunities to paint with them. Plein Air Painting will be all over town and the park!!

Music, Storytelling, Poetry readings will be at the Pavilion throughout the day.

All minors must be accompanied by an adult.

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