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

Save the Date: September 6-8, 2019!
Paint Out Winslow
Paint Historic Bainbridge Island

Winslow Art Center Studio & Gallery invites you to enjoy three days of painting, demos and art sales at Paint Out Winslow, a Plein air painting festival, competition, and art exhibition open to professional and non-professional artists alike. This year Paint Out Winslow highlights Bainbridge Island’s rich past by partnering with the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum.  Participants will choose from many inspiring painting venues, with a focus on historic downtown Winslow. Paint Out artists vie to win cash awards and prizes, and have the opportunity to exhibit and sell their work at Winslow Art Center Studio & Gallery over all three days of Paint Out Winslow. A percentage of the proceeds from the sale of each painting will benefit the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum.

Friday, September 6, 2019:

  • Exclusive Plein Air Washington Artists (PAWA) members day. Morning registration/check-in at Winslow Art Center Studio & Gallery.

  • Free Demos by Guest Artists (TBD)

  • First Friday Art Walk- Winslow Art Center hosts a reception, art exhibit, and sale of PAWA members’ work from their day of painting,  6:00pm-8:00pm.

  • Not a PAWA member? Join here!

Saturday, September 7, 2019:

  • Paint Out Winslow registration/check-in at Winslow Art Center Studio & Gallery. Paint until 5:00pm.

  • Free Demos by Guest Artists (TBD)

  • Evening exhibition and wet canvas sale at Winslow Art Center. No-host bar with complimentary light hors d’oeuvres. Beverage tickets are available.

September 8, 2019: Paint Out Winslow registration/check-in at Winslow Art Center Studio & Gallery. Participants paint until 2:00pm. Afternoon judging followed by Awards Ceremony 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.