Paint Out Winslow: A Celebration of Plein Air Painting on Bainbridge Island

Paint Out Winslow
Paint Historic Bainbridge Island
September 6-8, 2019

Winslow Art Center Studio & Gallery invites you to Paint Out Winslow, September 6-8, 2019. This annual Plein air painting festival, competition, and art exhibition and sale is open to professional and non-professional artists alike. First prize award, $1000. Second prize award, $500.

This year’s Paint Out highlights the history of Bainbridge Island. Artists are encouraged to paint Bainbridge Island’s historic downtown Winslow and Lynwood Center, and will exhibit and sell their work at Winslow Art Center Studio & Gallery for the three days. A percentage from the sale of each painting will benefit the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum.

Paint Out Schedule

Friday, September 6, 2019:

  • 8:00 a.m.- Exclusive Plein Air Washington Artists (PAWA) members day,

    Registration/check-in at Winslow Art Center Studio & Gallery.

  • 4:00 p.m.- Final time to turn in paintings at Winslow Art Center Studio & Gallery.

  • Demos by guest artists throughout the day – click here for updated schedules

  •  6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.- First Friday Art Walk at Winslow Art Center- reception, art exhibit, and sale of PAWA members’ work from the day of painting.

  • Not a PAWA member? Join here!

Saturday, September 7, 2019:

  • 8:00 a.m.- Registration/check-in at Winslow Art Center Studio & Gallery.

  • 4:00 p.m.- Deadline to turn in paintings at Winslow Art Center Studio & Gallery.

  • Throughout the day – Demos by Guest Artists Lois Griffel, Sunny Apinchapong, Dianna Shyne, Yong Hong Zhong, Darrell Anderson and Fred Truitt.  Click here for updated schedules.

  • 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.- Reception, art exhibit, and sale at Winslow Art Center. No-host bar featuring Amelia Wynn wine. Beverage tickets available.

September 8, 2019:

  • 8:00 a.m. – Registration/check-in at Winslow Art Center Studio & Gallery.

  • 12:30 p.m.- Deadline to turn in paintings at Winslow Art Center Studio & Gallery.

  • 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.- Judging by guest artist Lois Griffel

  • 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.- Awards ceremony, art exhibit, and sale at Winslow Art Center.

Plein Air – a French expression meaning “in the open air”
1: of or relating to painting in outdoor daylight
2: of or relating to a branch of impressionism that attempts to represent outdoor light and air

En Plein air (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃ plɛn ɛːʁ], French for outdoors, or Plein air painting) is the act of painting outdoors.
This method contrasts with studio painting or academic rules that might create a predetermined look.

Support our Sponsors:

The Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association
Amelia Wynn Winery
Bon Bon Candies
Little Island Crafts
Dick Blick Art Supply

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