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Special Events

 

Juror Talk & Demonstration with Vlad Yeliseyev

When: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Time: 2:00PM – 4:00PM
Where: The Allegany Arts Council, 9 N. Centre Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
Cost: $60.00 per person

Join us for an exciting lecture and demonstration with this year’s juror, Vlad Yeliseyev. The winner of both the 2016 and 2017 Plein Air Competitions, Yeliseyev is truly one of the best Plein Air painters in the nation and will share his insights, techniques and tips with both seasoned and aspiring plein air painters. Yeliseyev says, “Despite all visual looseness, there are essential steps we cannot ignore. Combination of careful planning and rapid completion of the plan on watercolor paper is the most fail-safe path to a successful painting.” In this demo Vlad will uncover the whole process of his thinking and planning for the outstanding final result. Tickets can be purchased by calling the AAC at (301) 777-ARTS(2787).

 

Collector’s Reception and Awards Ceremony

When: Friday, September 28, 2018
Time: 6:00PM – 8:00PM
Where: The Allegany Arts Council, 9 N. Centre Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
Cost: $30.00 per person

Join us for an elegant evening unveiling the 2018 Plein Air paintings! This evening will feature musical entertainment, cocktails and a festive atmosphere. Art collectors will have the opportunity to be the first to see 2018 artwork by juried artists in the competition. It’s a great evening to help support the Allegany Arts Council and the Plein Air Competition. To purchase tickets, please contact us at (301) 777-ARTS(2787) or at art@alleganyarts.org.