Quick Draw Competition Sat. Oct 14, 2017 Town of Bel Air 8am-1pm
The Quick Draw Competition is a two-hour plein air painting competition, award ceremony, and gallery sale held during the Harford Plein Air Festival (Oct 8-15 2017).
Plein air painting involves painting outdoor scenes without the use of photographs. The Quick Draw Competition is open to youth (grades K-12) and adult artists (ages 18 and older). Pre-registration is required.
Register online below or call the Maryland Center for the Arts office for assistance: 443-567-5216.
Artists should bring their own supplies, including blank canvases and frames. All blank canvases will be stamped at the Quick Draw Booth at the Bel Air Farmer's Market at 2 South Bond St between 8am-9am. The painting period will occur from 9am-11am. Artists will be given designated areas to paint near the Bel Air Farmer's Market.
At 11am, the artists will frame their work and bring it to the jurying station. There will be a public award ceremony and gallery sale held outside (weather permitting) after the painting period, from 11:30-1pm.