CALL TO PLEIN AIR ARTISTS OF NEW MEXICO
Corrales Main St. is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Starry Night Plein Air Paintout !
August 22nd-29th, 2014
Forty five artists will paint on location at the San Ysidro Church, Casa Ysidro Museum, the Bosque, Wagner Farms, Corrales Vineyard, the Acequias,the Sears Wilcox house, Acequias, North Beach, Bed & Breakfast Inns, the Lily Garden & many more stunning locations in the Corrales Village. Cash awards for first, second & third place winners will be given for works done at these locations.
Following a free demonstration & workshop, the artists will gather at the Corrales Vineyard to capture the magnificent Sandia Sunset color transformation to create a painting done at the twilight hour. A cash award will be given to the best work at this site.
A Quick Draw Competition will be held at the conclusion of the PaintOut in the heart of the Village.A cash award will be given for the winner of the Quick Draw.
Attendance to the Starry Night Dinner/Dance/Auction & Art Sale is included in the application fee for the artists. The Gala Event includes a lavish dinner, dancing, both a live & silent auction & an exhibition & sale of the paintings done by the Plein Air Artists. Three framed paintings from each artist will be displayed at the event... a work done during the week at any Plein Air site in Corrales; the painting done at Sunset at Corrales Winery & the painting done at the Quick Draw Competition. Artists will have the opportunity to promote their work over dinner with potential new collectors. Commission for paintings sold during Starry Night is 50%. Award money will be presented at the Starry Night Event. Prize for 1st place =$500. 2nd place= $300. 3rd place =$200. “Sunset at the Winery” winner will be awarded $200. Quick Draw winner will receive $100. The Artist's Choice winner will receive $100.
A special two month long exhibit & sale of these extraordinary paintings will be on display at
“The Spot Cafe”, 4940 Corrales Road (in the heart of the Village). September 8- October 30th.
This new restaurant in the heart of the Village is a very popular gathering place which will provide the artists with a very special opportunity to gain recognition individually as well as shining a light on the very talented group of Plein Air Artists in New Mexico. The exhibit will run through Balloon Fiesta.
Commission for sales from the exhibit at “The Spot Cafe” will be 20%. The artist will receive 80% of the sale; “The Spot Cafe” will receive 10% & MainStreet Corrales, Inc. will receive 10%.
For an Applications & Detailed Information about this exciting event, go to: www:corralesmainstreet.org or
contact Sue Winstead at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (919) 345-1110.