The 7th annual Art in the Open painting festival in Wexford, Ireland, is offering 7 nights in a 4* hotel to take part in our week-long plein air event: July 28th until August 4th 2014.
Art in the Open is an open event with 200 artists with many from continental Europe, UK, USA and Ireland. Over 7 days they travel to a variety of locations in the irish countryside painting castles, farms, villages, harbours beaches and market towns. And there are social events and workshops with several outstanding artists and an exhibition with awards at the end of the week.
To win your hotel stay, you must be a member of www.pleinairartists.com or www.pleineire.com and post 3 images of your plein air work here to this forum thread or the Plein Air Artists site equivalent. Cost of travel, food, registration and any other expenses will be borne by the winner.
Your 3 images must be your own work, painted en plein air with titles, medium and sizes given and each artist may enter only once, whether on PLEIN AIR ARTISTS or PLEIN EIRE website. Judging will be by AITO committee and guest adjudicator Don Maier. Deadline for entries is midnight on St Patrick's Day, 17th March 2014 with winner announced by the end of March.
Good luck to everyone!
A shortlist based on your entries together with those on the Plein Eire website was selected and the winner drawn from that group.
The winner of the Art in the Open 2014 hotel prize is Jean David, who wins 7 nights accommodation at White's Hotel, Wexford, to take part in Ireland's plein air painting festival.
Remember, everyone is welcome to attend and links to various accommodation options can be found on the festival website: www.artintheopen.org
Congratulations to Jean and thanks to everyone who entered.
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Congratulations jean David...well deserved and 2 fab paintings.well done indeed.
Congratulations Jean. Your paintings are wonderful
Congratulations Jean, looking forward to the Art in the Open, with the great painter colleagues in Wexford.
Congratulations Jean. See you in July!
Many thanks to all of you for your best wishes!
I am very happy and honoured to have been awarded the prize, and I look forward to meeting up with you all for a paint and a pint!
Also thanks to Tony and the team!
Congratulations Jean! Well done and see you in Wexford.
Congratulations Jean. You will surely have a great time.
Congratulations; well deserved!
Big Congrats Jean! Well done! If I get there this year, your first pints on me!
Congratulations! Be careful with your wet paintings in this four star hotel ;-)