Plein Air Grand Marais North Shore for fall colors
#LSN_ Arts Grand Marais Art Colony
GRAND MARAIS, MINNESOTA, August 27, 2017 (LSN) Plein Air Grand Marais is just around the corner! Venture up the North Shore for fall colors and meet over 60 artists painting throughout Cook County in this friendly painting competition September 8 – 14th, followed by an exhibition showcasing artist’s work September 15th – October 29th
Since 1947 the Art Colony has maintained a strong relationship between outdoor recreation and artistic pursuit due to Art Colony founder Birney Quick’s vision to form an outdoor painting school.
Plein Air Grand Marais is a great way to connect with the artistic community of the North Shore. The reputation of this festival precedes itself, having become known as the best place to view and purchase a wide variety of local scenic paintings from acclaimed regional and national artists.
Check-in for Competition: Friday, September 8 from 9am-4pm
Pincushion Paint-Out: Saturday, September 9 from 1-5pm at Pincushion Overlook
Lunch Discussion: Outdoor Painters of Minnesota
Monday, September 11 | Allison Eklund | 12 pm - 1 pm
Quick Paint: Thursday, September 14 from 4-5:30pm at the Harbor
Invite and Jury Paintings Due: Friday, September 15 from 8:30-10am at the Johnson Heritage Post
Juror Lecture by Kami Mendlik: Friday, September 15 at 11am at the Grand Marais Art Colony
Open Class Paintings Due: Friday, September 15 from 1:30-2:30pm
Opening Reception: Friday, September 15 from 5-7pm at the Johnson Heritage Post
Exhibit: Saturday, September 16 - Sun, Oct. 29 at the Johnson Heritage Post & Grand Marais Art Colony