2018 Clayton plein air competition

CLAYTON, NY — River Muse Art Gallery & Studio will be hosting the first annual Clayton Plein Air Competition on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday August 24, 25, and 26. The public is invited to visit artists at their easels, as they paint at locations throughout the Village of Clayton.

All artworks will be available for bidding and purchase while the artists paint in full view of the public. Finished plein air artworks will be brought to the outdoor display tent at the River Muse Art Gallery & Studio at 2PM Sunday, August 26 for judging, final bidding, and award presentations.

This year’s event will be judged by Stephen Fletcher of Forestport, NY. Cash awards will be presented for 1st , 2nd, 3rd, and honorable mention selections. Awards and plein air events are made possible through the generous sponsorship of 1000 Islands Oils & Vinegars, 229 John Street, Clayton.

This first annual plein air competition joins a growing list of new and exciting events happening in beautiful Clayton NY, and the Clayton Plein Air Competition is planned to become a popular annual late summer tradition for the community and the Thousand Islands region.

The Clayton Plein Air Competition is open to all artists at all levels who desire to paint outdoors “en plein air”. Entry fee is $25. All entry fees collected will benefit the Thousand Islands Emergency Rescue Service (TIERS). For complete information, and a full prospectus, contact or visit the River Muse Art Gallery & Studio, 229 John Street, Clayton NY.

River Muse Art Gallery & Studio Summer hours: 10am-6pm, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

E-mail: inforivermusegallery@yahoo.com, Phone: 315-285-5162.
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Contact Event Co-chairs:
Cheryl Simeone Ph: 315-408-3932 email: cheryl.simeone@yahoo.com
Jan Byington Ph: 315-686-5044 email: byingtonjan@gmail.com
Hope Marshall Ph: 315-286-2065 email: inforivermusegallery@yahoo.com