Newberry Arts Center: Watercolor Paint Out


Newberry Arts Center: Watercolor Paint Out
Sat, 18. May 2019, 18:00 h
Newberry Arts Center



May 18, 2018 Plein Air Competition
Newberry Art Center • 1200 Main Street •
Saturday, May 18th – Rain or shine

Come paint with SCWS (South Carolina Watermedia Society) Saturday, May 18 for the Plein Air Competition in Newberry. This event is open to members of SCWS with a $10 participation fee and $25 for non-members to subsidize the cost of lunch and the reception. Lunch will be a pre-prepared box artists may take with them to their painting sites. Participants must pre-register by May 16 in order to be provided a lunch. Check-in 9 AM. Click here to register.

Paint wherever you like downtown Newberry or neighboring countryside. Paintings must be in a water-based medium such as watercolor, gauche, or acrylic. No oils or water-soluble oils will be accepted into the juried awards but may be included in the show and offered for sale. Click here to see possible locations to paint.

Deliver paintings, ready for hanging (with D-rings and wire), at 4:00 PM for judging and displaying. Paintings on paper may be entered without framing or wiring and will be displayed as determined by the Newberry Arts Center. Artists will sign a statement that the work was developed on May 18 and is executed in a water media. Artists are encouraged to attend the reception and leave their paintings until after the reception. Exhibit, awards ceremony, and reception 6:00 PM. The public is invited.


Opening Reception and Sale of Plein air paintings: 6pm  at Newberry Arts Center. Reception is free and open to the public. Meet the artists, see artistic scenes from Newberry and purchase work.