'Art in the Open' - an international plein air painting festival of paint-outs, workshops, exhibition and good company. The annual August event is open to all and attracts visitors from Europe, USA and all of Ireland to Wexford in the sunny south-east.
28th July - 4th August 2014
Art in the Open 2014 consists of 7 paint-outs, one each day from Monday 28th July to Sunday 3rd August. Each day the paint-out will be held in a different beautiful location within a short journey from Wexford Town.
On Monday 4th August approximately 250 selected works painted during the festival will be shown in an impressive exhibition. There will be sponsored awards amounting to €5000.
The festival concludes on Tuesday 5th August when a farewell picnic paint-out will be hosted.
In addition to the paint-outs and exhibition, there will be several half-day demonstrations and workshops on location, plus barbecue, music and get-togethers, life-drawing sessions, a Quick-Draw fun event with prizes and all the craic that goes with this festival.
In 2013 over 200 took part including artists from the USA, and others from UK, Finland, Holland, France and all over Ireland - 12 countries in all.
All are welcome. Come to paint or come to watch.
Visit the website for further information on how to take part.
To participate, you must register online HERE and click on the Registration button.
Registration is €50 if you book by June.
AITO 2014 brochures and programme may be viewed and downloaded on the website.
You must book online. If the festival is oversubscribed, latecomers may miss out.
You can also book some of our great workshops. See website for details.
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