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

Experience Italy Plein aire painting in Umbria with WInslow Art Center _7815
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Save the Date: September 8, 2018!

Winslow Art Center and the Bainbridge Island community invite you to share a day filled with artistic inspiration and opportunity, celebrating the tradition of outdoor painting.Visitors and locals alike will have the opportunity to observe artists as they create a painting before your eyes. At the day’s end, enjoy awards, a gallery exhibition and wet-canvas sale, a “no host” wine bar featuring local vintners (tickets available), a complimentary chocolate tasting, and cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award. Then take home a new piece of artwork to add to your collection. Sales of artwork will be directly between the artists and the public.

Paint Out Winslow 2018 is open to artists of all levels- amateurs, enthusiasts, and professionals alike- painting or sketching in all mediums. This exciting event will offer participants a chance to paint alongside regionally and nationally recognized guest artists. As Bainbridge Island offers an abundance of painting locations, both natural and urban, participants will have the opportunity to choose from many inspiring painting venues. The non-painting public is invited to watch! Paint Out Winslow Rules of Participation

Net proceeds from this event benefit Island Time Activities (, making the creation and experience of art accessible to our neighbors with intellectual disabilities. 

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

The day begins at the Senior Community Center at Waterfront Park, a short walk from the Bainbridge Island ferry, on Saturday, September 8, from 8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Participants will be welcomed with a light breakfast, event registration packet, gift bag pick-up, and official stamping of painting surfaces. Afterwards, the day will be yours to paint until 2:30pm.

First Prize Award: $500.00 Cash Prize (generously donated by Destination Bainbridge)
Second Prize Award: $350.00 Winslow Art Center Gift Certificate
Third Prize: Plein Air Easel (generously donated by Artists’ Edge)

Honorable Mentions

People’s Choice Award

For more information, please contact Martha Jordan, Winslow Art Center owner, at 206.715.6663
This event produced by Winslow Art Center

Registration is non-refundable and non-transferable.  Event is “rain or shine.”