Artist Application

Pleased to have Judge, Eric Rhoads, Editor of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine and PleinAir Magazine as the 2017 Judge.

Application deadline Friday, March 3

*details and guidelines will be sent with participation confirmation

+ Limited to 40 Plein Air artists painting at sites in historic Marble Falls, along the waterfront and in the surrounding countryside; escorted tours will be available on Thursday @ 2:00 & 4:00 PM

+ Early canvas registration with a location map can begin on Tuesday, March 28th;; regular registration will be on Thursday, March 30 at the Lakeside Pavilion (Paint the Town Gallery)

+ Each artist will submit one Plein Air piece for juried awards

+ Expanded exhibition and sales space for previously created works, each artist with additional bio display area

+ 3 Full Days of Artistic Experiences, including a specific Workshop designed for exhibiting artists

+ All activities at the Marble Falls Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista, Marble Falls, Texas

+ Art demonstrations, food, wine, live music and gallery exhibit and sales daily

+ Student class and Adult Demonstrations & Workshops

+ Interactive arts stations open to all

+ Friday evening artist Nocturnal “Paint Out”; Saturday “Quick Draw”

+ Saturday evening ticketed, catered Reception and Awards Celebration

+2017 Judge, Eric Rhoads, Editor of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine and PleinAir Magazine

2017 Schedule

Monday, March 27-30th

  • Artist Early Registration with tours & maps of private painting sites; artists can paint the full week

Thursday, March 30

  • Arts Gallery  – Open to the Public 12:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Friday, March 31

  • Artists painting all day on Main Street and around the Highland Lakes area
  • Plein Air Demonstration 1:00 – 3:00 PM
  • Artist Trading Cards interactive station 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Middle School and High School art students class, demonstration and submitting artwork
  • Arts Gallery open 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Artist Nocturnal “Paint Out” Competition  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Public Invited, wine & music
  • Live Music & Food “Meet the Artist” Reception 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Saturday, April 1

  • All student awards presentation 11:00 AM
  • All artists turn in their work by 12:00 PM
  • Plein Air “Quick Draw” 1:00 – 3:00 PM
  • Artist Trading Cards interactive station 11:00 AM – 4:00PM
  • Live Jazz Band 2:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Judge B. Eric Rhoads Keynote Speaker
    *Today’s Plein Air Movement and How Artist and Collectors can Benefit – 4:00PM
  • Awards & “Arts Celebration” with live music, food & wine 7:00PM – 9:30PM