Register by Nov. 1 and you will receive a "goodie bag" and a $5 registration discount.You may set up downtown or elsewhere in DeSoto County and capture a scenic spot. We accept all media uses: oils, acrylics, watercolors, pen and ink, pencil, pastel etc. in at 8am and create art until 1pm.
Artists will display their created work from 1pm-3pm at McSwain Park (corner of S. Brevard Ave. [US 17] and E. Magnolia St. [SR 70-E], across from the county courthouse.
Judging will take place promptly at 2pm
First place: $300
Second place: $200
Third place: $100
Honorable Mention (up to three): $50
People's Choice: $200
Additional art supplies/gift certificates donated by our sponsors will also be given. Following the awards, artists are encouraged to bring their works to the Martin Gallery, where the works from the Arcadia Plein Air Paint-out will be hung for display.
We will have food, entertainment, and vendors. Please contact us if you are interested in participating!