May 15-21, 2016

Fourth annual plein air event in           and around Durand, WI


    Quick Paint:

Sunday, May 15th,

2-4pm at the

Old Courthouse Museum,

downtown Durand, WI

Open Category: $10, bring your own painting supplies, 100% payout

Professional Category: $350 in prizes.

 Questions?  Call Jean 715-672-8188

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May Cabin, oil painting by Neil Sherman               

May Cabin, oil painting by Neil Sherman      

Neil Sherman will be our awards juror

and will also be offering aneilshermanphoto

two day plein air painting workshop May 2016


Would you like to start or add to your art collection?This event is the perfect place to find many works of art to do that.Sponsor a Purchase Award!

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Schedule of Events

Sunday, May 15th
2-4pm Quick Paint!  at the Old Courthouse Museum grounds. Washington Square, Durand, WI. 
Everyone welcome.
Monday through Friday, May 16th to 20th
Artists paint plein air (outdoors) in or within eight miles of Durand, WI, competing for awards in categories such as:
Best of Show
Best Chippewa River Painting
Best City of Durand Painting
Best Quick Paint
and many more!
Wed May, 18th
 8am to 1pm  Ride into the Tiffany Wildlife Area on Rail Motorcars for birding or painting.
For more information or to reserve a ride contact Jean  at 715-672-8188 or
Friday, May 2oth
2 pm
Artists turn in work for judging.  Accola Gallery, 502 2nd Ave East, Durand, WI
6pm   Artist’s Reception, Sales at Accola Gallery
 New this year. Registered artists will, in addition to their official entries for awards, have completed a 4″ x 6″  ‘palette scraping’ painting for Imagination Nation fundraising.  We will be awarding a Best of the PS paintings and then will be auctioning these off starting at approximately 7:30, Friday, May 20th at the Accola Gallery
Saturday, May 21
10am to 2pm (and ongoing)
Exhibit and Sale of art from GoPaint! 2016
Accola Gallery, 502 2nd Ave East, Durand, WI 54736
715-672-8188  (Open by chance or appointment)

Thank you to our Sponsors!

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