Opportunities, Visual Arts

Quinte En Plein Air 2023

Quinte En Plein Air 2023

About Quinte En Plein Air 2023

The 8th annual Quinte en Plein Air Festival is a four-day event where artists leave their studios behind to paint and showcase their work outdoors. Artists have the opportunity to capture the beautiful images of historic downtown Belleville, the shores of the Bay of Quinte, the famous ‘Old East Hill,’ the Moira River, and numerous other painting locations in the Quinte region.

This event is a juried competition open to artists working in various mediums such as: watercolour, acrylic, soft pastel and oil.

We invite you to join us on this special weekend and participate in our unique one-of-a kind-event, celebrating Quinte en Plein Air Festival!

Tickets are $70 for members and $80 for non-members.

First place $1000
Second place $750
Third place $500
Bay of Quinte Waterfront $500
Mayor's choice $500
Best downtown Belleville $500
People's Choice $150

Extra Fun:

Friday June 23:
11-3 Plein Air Demo with Andrew Hamilton
3:30-5:30 Artist Reception

Saturday June 24:
9:30 am-12 noon Brush with Nature with Andrew Hamilton
10-12 Win $200! - Paint Off in Downtown Belleville - Free to Quinte En Plein Air artists (must still register so we have accurate numbers)
$20 for everyone else interested!

Sunday June 25:
1:30pm - 3:30pm Closing reception / Awards presentations
Art show and sale!

Please note: the event will take place rain or shine. There are no refunds.
Artwork by Helen van Poorten

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