2017 Mountain Maryland Plein Air

Artist Event Schedule
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2017 Mountain Maryland Plein Air
Artist Event Schedule

MONDAY June 19

  • MANDATORY: 8 am – 12 noon. Artist Check-In at the Allegany Arts Council’s Saville Gallery at 9 N. Centre Street in Cumberland—register, deliver 2 paintings for an exhibition of your previous work, pick up materials, pick up pre-packed lunch, have canvas, paper, and other supports stamped. ALL ARTWORK COMPLETED DURING THE WEEK AND SUBMITTED FOR DISPLAY ON FRIDAY, JUNE 23, MUST BE ON STAMPED SURFACES. At Check-In you will also be pre-registered for the Cumberland Quickdraw, but must you must still check in again to stamp canvases on Saturday morning.
  • OPTIONAL: 11 am – Optional orientation at Allegany Arts Council’s Saville Gallery at 9 N. Centre Street in Cumberland. The orientation will acquaint you with places to paint in our region and provide an opportunity for clarification on the schedule and rules.
  • FYI ONLY: Begin painting in Allegany and/or Garrett counties.
  • FYI ONLY: Monday evening – housing accommodations available

TUESDAY June 20

  • FYI ONLY: Exhibition of two of your previous paintings, Saville Gallery

WEDNESDAY June 21

  • FYI ONLY: 11 am-7 pm—Exhibition of two of your previous paintings, Saville Gallery
  • OPTIONAL: 6 pm- 8 pm – Open House, portrait demonstration with William Rogers, and display of local artists’ 3D work .

THURSDAY June 22

  • FYI ONLY: 11 am-7 pm —Exhibition of two of your previous paintings, Saville Gallery
  • OPTIONAL: 12 noon — Lunch with the Artist, talk by Debra Howard, at Allegany Arts Council. Cost includes lunch.
  • OPTIONAL: 7 pm — Plein Air and Pizza. Artists, housing hosts and sponsors are invited to an informal artful gathering to relax. Location to be announced.

FRIDAY June 23

  • MANDATORY: 8 am – 10 am—Drop off 2 fresh paintings at the Arts Council for judging and up to 2 additional paintings to be displayed and sold (not judged) during the Collector’s Reception. Pick up previous work that was on display earlier in the week.
  • FYI ONLY: 6 pm – 8 pm – Collector’s Reception and Awards Ceremony at the Saville Gallery

SATURDAY June 24

  • OPTIONAL: 8:30 am –10 am. Check in for Cumberland Quickdraw at the Allegany Arts Council’s Saville Gallery.
  • OPTIONAL: 10 am – 12 noon. Cumberland Quickdraw in downtown Cumberland.
  • FYI ONLY: 12:05 pm- 12:30 pm – Quickdraw Awards
  • FYI ONLY: 2 pm – 4 pm – Plein Air demonstration with Vladislav Yeliseyev. Free and open to the public.
  • FYI ONLY: 6 pm – 8 pm – Public Reception at the Saville gallery. Free and open to the public.
  • MANDATORY: 9:00 pm —Pick up all unsold paintings after the Collector’s event or on Sunday (see below)

SUNDAY June 25

  • MANDATORY: 9 am – 5 pm— Pick up all unsold paintings
  • FYI ONLY: 9 am – 4 pm – Barbara Jaenicke workshop: “Capture What Your Camera Leaves Out.” Invited artists may register in advance for a discounted prince of $100.