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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

Domestique Gallery.



! 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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Plein Air Washington Registration (pdf)


A. D. Artist Contract (pdf)


Juried Artist Contract (pdf)