The City of Inverness is pleased to announce the inaugural Inverness Plein Air Competition as part of the 48th Annual Inverness Festival of the Arts. This will be an “on location” painting event Oct. 30, 2018 through Nov. 2, 2018.
$1100 in Awards, including $500 for Best of Show
The cost to participate will be:
*Early Registration through Oct. 1, 2018 - $25.00, non-refundable – with early registration you will receive a Free t-shirt.
*Registration Oct.12, 2018 thru Oct. 28, 2018 - $25.00, non-refundable
*Registration Oct. 29 (Day of) - $30.00
How it works:
*On Tuesday evening, Oct. 30, 2018 from 4 - 6 P.M., come to the City of Inverness Visitor Center, 203 E. Dampier Street, for registration.
*Registered artists must bring all paper, canvas, to the Visitor Center so they can be stamped to allow verification that the work has been created within the 3½ days of the event. Please bring all you may use.
*We will have maps, restaurant info, etc. available so you can become familiar with the city.
*All participants must take responsibility for their own well-being and that of their artwork as the City of Inverness will not be responsible for any injury or loss.
*Painting may take place any time Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, through Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 at 12 P.M.
*It must be inspired on location within the city of Inverness, Florida without the aid of any photography.
*On Saturday, we will ask painters and photographers to frame two pieces for judging (so be prepared with all your framing needs) and bring them to the Historic Citrus County Courthouse (1 Courthouse square, Inverness, FL 34450), by 12 P.M., where it will be judged.
*An award presentation will be held on stage, Saturday afternoon after which you are free to retrieve your art.
All work submitted may be left for display within theHistoric Citrus County Courthouse during the Inverness Festival of the Arts but must be picked up no later than 4:30 pm on Sunday Nov. 4 2018, If you wish to book a space for the Inverness festival of the Arts please contact Brian Mullany at Bmullany@inverness-fl.gov. Booth space for that event must be purchased separately. Please visit InvernessFestivalOfTheArts.com for more Information.