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Come Paint with SCWS This Saturday May 19

May 18, 2018 Plein Air Competition
Newberry Art Center • 1200 Main Street • 9 am – 6:30 pm
Saturday, May 19th – Rain or shine

Come paint with SCWS this Saturday, May 19 for its Plain 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 3:30 PM for judging and displaying. Paintings on paper may be entered without framing or wiring and will be displayed as determined by the Art Center. Artists will sign a statement that the work was developed on May 19 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 5:30 PM. The public is invited.

Attendee Details:
Park on the corner of Friend and Caldwell, in front of Central Methodist Church and the Library.

Participants will complete a participant agreement. Be prepared to provide an emergency contact information.

A map and list of additional painting venues will be provided at check-in.

Sales will be through the individual artist; no commission will be charged on sales. 

SCWS, Newberry Arts Center, and individuals affiliated with the event assume no responsibility for theft, damage, liability, or personal injury. 

For further questions, please call David Phillips at 803.796.3352 or e-mail dkphillipsstudio@aol.com

Thank you to our Sponsors:

David Phillips

Columbia Museum of Art

Newberry Art Center