Open Air Art Competition.
Draíocht Art Gallery announces the date for En Plein Air Art Competition, which will be held in Adare on Sunday 21st August 2022.
Set in the picturesque village of Adare, this competition gives artists the opportunity to sit and paint among Adare’s historical charms beside the beautiful River Maigue.
Please note there are some changes to allow for safe conduct demanded by CoVid-19
En Plein Air, Adare 2022 organised by Draíocht Art Gallery, Adare, the information hub for competition and generously sponsored by Regeneron Ireland with a first prize of €1000. Adare Village, Co. Limerick hosts the event.
Rules and Guidelines
The competition is open to all aged 18 years and over who pay the €30 nonrefundable entry fee. You may book your place online or in Draíocht from today. Entry numbers are strictly limited.
Formal registration of two canvases for competition will take place in Draíocht Gallery on Saturday 20th August 3- 5.30pm and again from 8.30am on Sunday morning. This facilitates dawn painters. Nonregistered canvases will not be considered for competition. Participating artists must agree to submit contact details including email and phone numbers to be used for the purposes of communication during the competition on all messaging applications. This information will not be made available to any other 3rd party.
Importantly Canvas Size must be greater than 30 x 20 cms A4 page) but smaller than 60 x 60 cm
Canvases may be primed ‘paint ready’ at registration. At registration you will be allocated your ‘paint out location’, but once there you choose the vista.
We choose the site : You choose the vista.
In Draíocht the artist must comply with CoVid-19 guidelines, enter the designated door, keep their distance, leave their entry for presentation with the committee member and leave the building promptly.
Each entry will be returned to the artist after Monday 29th August.
Draíocht, Adare, Co. Limerick.
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