Thursday, July 23, 2015

List of participating Plein Air Writers for 2015

Katherina Blackmar, OR
Alison Fitts, OR
Kristyn Fix, OR
Rishell Graves, WA
Julie Hatfield, OR, 
Linda Jo Hunter, WA, Lonesome for Bears, A Woman’s Journey in the Tracks of the Wilderness (Lyons Press 2008)
Janice Hussein, WA,
Jill Kelly, OR, When Your Mother Doesn’t (Skyhorse/Perseus 2015),
Bruce Ludwig, OR
Mari Matthias, WA,
John Metta, OR,
Audrey Mlakar, OR
Connie Nice, WA, Image of America: Hood River (Arcadia Publishing),
Penelope Scambly Schott, OR, Lovesong for Dufur and How I Became a Historian
Leah Stenson, OR, The Turquoise Bee and Other Love Poems,
Sarah Sullivan, WA
Peggy Thompson Hudon, OR
Nancy Woods, OR,

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Painting Locations and Deadlines, Good Things to Know!


August 3 Monday :
8:00AM - Orientation at The Columbia Center for the Arts
215 Cascade Ave
Hood River, OR 97031

Monday Aug 3 - Painting location:
Mt Hood Winery
2882 Van Horn Dr, Hood River, OR 97031
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6:30PM - Informal Get Together Dinner at Big Horse Brew Pub, located in downtown Hood River
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Tuesday Aug 4 - Painting location: 
Sakura Ridge
5601 York Hill Dr.
Hood River, OR 97031
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Wednesday Aug 5 - Painting location:
Cascade Locks Easy CLIMB Trail/Blackberry Beach or Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail in Hood River.
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Wednesday Aug 5 - 3pm is the Deadline for all of your work.
Turn in all work (up to 4 paintings) to CCA Gallery by 3pm.
Artists may deliver up to 4 pieces, see prospectus for new details about submitting.

Thursday Aug 6 Quick Draw Entry Painting location is Downtown Hood River
If you choose to participate in the Quick Draw, you could have a total of 5 pieces of work submitted for the show.

August 7 First Friday: Plein Air Preview Party at the Columbia Art Gallery, 4 – 6pm, Invite your collectors for first access!

Opening Reception, 6 – 8pm

1st Place $1000 -
2nd Place Gamblin Award $750 - in Gamblin products
3rd Place Strada Easel Award - a Strada Easel
4 Honorable Mentions, and
Best Sky, Best Mountain, Best Water

Downtown Quick Draw Prize $500