The Leelanau Community Cultural Center at the Old Art Building is hosting a one-day Plein Air Painting Event and Exhibit on Saturday, May 27, 2017. From 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, artists will be seen painting in and around picturesque Leland capturing images of historic Fishtown, views of orchards and vineyards, spectacular terrain, and beautiful beaches. Plein air artists from the region and beyond have been invited to participate in this event.
A reception and sale of paintings “fresh off the easel” will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and is open to the public. Artists will donate forty percent of art sales to the Old Art Building. Prizes for best of show and people’s choice will be awarded. Tickets for this event are $10 available at mynorthtickets.com
, the Old Art Building or at the door.
The painting that wins Best of Show will be made into a high quality print that will be for sale throughout the year. The painting will also be used in the poster for the annual Art Leelanau Benefit and Art Exhibition in July.
Artists will register from 8:00 to 10:00 am and then go to the location they have chosen to paint. At 4:00 pm they will submit their painting(s) for the show. Artists interested in this plein air event can register at www.oldartbuilding.com
or by calling 231-256-2131.