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Quick Draw- Call for Artist at Cape Ann Plein Air


Painters will have just two hours to complete their works, before their work will be hung, wet, on easels for visitors and buyers to pursue or take home. All artworks created will be available for sale after the judging.

$2,000 in prizes are awarded to the top painters – the energy and excitement will be high, along with the quality of work. Juried and non juried artists will be judged separately.

Our judge this year for our Quickdraw is artist T.M. Nicholas, a renowned painter from Rockport, Massachusetts, who specializes in plein air oil paintings. T.M. Nicholas has studied with various masters of the art and has won many awards for his work. He is also an experienced instructor who teaches workshops and retreats.

8am-9am Artist Check - in and Canvas Stamping

9am-11am Artists Paint!

11am - 11:30 am Artists frame their paintings for display

11:30am-12:30pm Judging

12:30pm-3pm Awards and POP UP ART SHOW!

$25 fee for participating artists

(free to public to attend to view, watch painting, and purchase)

Registrations are non-refundable

Food available for purchase: Lobster Roller and Far Out Ice Cream!

  • Monday, October 9, 2023

  • 9:00 AM 3:00 PM

  • Maritime Gloucester23 Harbor Loop, Gloucester, MA, 01930


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