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

In this traditional Plein Air painting competition, painters must originate, paint, complete and frame a piece of art that they create outdoors. Artists will be painting in the areas surround the Ferry Building Gallery and Ambleside Pier.

Artists of all ages and skill level are welcomed and encouraged to participate. Works will be judged and the top 12 artists will proceed to the British Pacific Properties Paint on the Mountain Plein Air Challenge on Sunday, August 5th, including at least 2 emerging artists. Many fabulous prizes with a total value of $1200 will be awarded, generously donated by Opus Art Supplies.

Artists must pre-register. Call 604-925-7270 or visit (course #49757).

Adult: $35 | Youth (18 and under): $20
Cost includes morning coffee and muffins, and a wine & cheese reception.