August 3–12, 2018

11th Annual Grand Prix Plein Air Challenge

Date: Saturday, August 4
Time: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Location: Artspeaks Tent at Ambleside Landing

Adult: $35
Youth (19 and under): $20

In a traditional Plein Air painting competition, painters must originate, paint, complete and frame a painting that has been created outdoors in just four hours.

Works will be judged and prizes, donated by Opus Art Supplies, will be awarded.

This year there will be two categories: Emerging Artist and Plein Air Pro. Artists can choose which category they would like to compete in. The top 12 artists will be invited to proceed to the British Pacific Properties Paint on the Mountain Plein Air Challenge on Sunday, August 5th.

Artists must pre-register in Ferry Building Gallery, by phone at 604-925-7270 (course #49757) or online

Cost includes morning coffee and muffins, and a wine & cheese reception.