Paint Washington, Iowa
1st Annual En Plein Aire Event
You are invited to paint outdoors in Washington, Iowa to celebrate the fun and spirit of
en plein aire painting and the sale of finished work created during our two-day event.
The city of Washington is available for you to paint, whether your cup of tea is
landscape, flowers, historical buildings, and yes, even tractors. Painting will begin any
time after registration opens at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 9th and will continue on
Sunday. On Sunday,1:00 p.m., is the time to have your two completed paintings ready
to turn in. At 2:00 p.m., the competition continues with a Quick Paint until 4:00 p.m..
This will be held at Central Park which is the square in Washington and is surrounded
with historical buildings. The park is conveniently located across the street from Art
“PAINT WASHINGTON, IOWA”
! DATES: June 9th, & 10th, 2018
! REGISTRATION/FEE: Cost: $30.00....Check in and stamping of materials begins
Saturday, (9th), at 7:30 a.m. at Art Domestique Gallery, 118 S. Iowa Ave., !in Washington, IA,
located on the East side of the square next to Dodici’s Coffee Shop. Coffee, water, iced tea,
and pastries will be available to you. A picnic supper will be provided for you and a guest on
Saturday evening at 5:30 p.m. Entertainment will be available at 9:00 p.m.
! Sunday, (10th), Artwork MUST be framed, (wire hanging system Only) ready to hang by
1:00 p.m. at Art Domestique Gallery. Judging by David Garrison and Purchase Prize selections
will begin at 2:00. A framing table will be available for your use after 11:00 a.m.. The central
portion of the Gallery will be used to !display your work. Patron sales will begin at 3:00.
! The “Quick Paint” sales will be between the artist and the client. You may set up !your
finished work on your own easels outside of Art Domestique Gallery. Or, if you’re lucky, right off
your easels in the park.
AWARDS CEREMONY/ART SALES 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
in the studio of Art Domestique.
At 4:30 p.m., the artists will move inside for the Awards Ceremony. Art Domestique will
be offering a 1st Place Award of $500.00, 2nd Place Award of $250.00, 3rd Place Award
of $150.00, plus Purchase Prize Awards and Honorable Mentions.
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