Thank you to all the artists that applied to the Plein Air Brandywine Valley in 2016.
Artists, please click here to login and complete your registration payments.
Attend the Plein Air Brandywine Valley Opening Reception on Friday, October 21, 2016 at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.
We're happy to announce the winners of the 2015 Plein Air Brandywine Valley Competition! Check out the prize-worthy work now!
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Artists Gathering at 6:30 pm. at the Marshalton Inn, 1300 E Strasburg Rd., West Chester, PA 19380. Information about the event will be shared, questions answered, and surfaces stamped.
Monday, October 17 – Thursday, October 20, 2016
Friday, October 21, 2016
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - Sunday, October 23, 2016
Artists are invited to submit applications and portfolios with a non- refundable $25.00 application fee through the Plein Air Brandywine Valley event website. We will begin artist registration on May 13, 2016, and close artist registration on Thursday, June 30, 2016. Qualifying artists will be notified by July 15, 2016. Artists who are selected MUST confirm attendance by August 15, 2016. An official will review event rules and rules pertaining to the various sites at an Artist Gathering on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Marshalton Inn, 1300 E Strasburg Rd., West Chester, PA.
Canvases (and other surfaces) will be stamped at the Artist Gathering. Work must be completed in the time frame allotted and submitted to the committee the following morning at the “Main Location” identified on each day.
Plein Air Brandywine Valley judges will award prizes in the following categories:
Paintings & Drawings
The prizes for the student competition are $1000 scholarships for each of the first, second and third place winners.