Plein Air Paint Out

Event Schedule

Demos in Downtown

08/15/2013 - 08/20/2013

Billie is organizing demos, to ensure presence in the downtown core.
Victoria has sent contacts to bi
Locations tbd, core of DT

Highly desired target times:
Thu 8/15 11:30 – 1:30 pm. Victoria has expressed interest to bring Lane County Plein Air painters to the Park Blocks/salmon fountain (COE can organize activity permit and some parking passes)
Mon 8/19, Tue 8/20, 11:30 – 1:30
Wed 8/21, 11:30 – 1:30
Wed 8/21, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Thu 8/22, 11:30 – 1 pm – Kids Plein Air demo & play ?

Plein Air Workshops

08/16/2013 - 08/25/2013

Encouraging artist to offer throughout August, and specifically from Thu 8/15 to Sun 8/25/13 to create a deep track of plein air.

Artist will offer on their own and will receive information on how to post on CreateEugene.com and will receive assistance from Brent.

Plein Air Paint Out Competition

08/21/2013 - 08/22/2013

• Categories: Landscape and Cityscape, open to all plus kids 14 & under.
• Make available a map of places to paint (Lisa) at registration
• Hoping to have 3 prizes (substantial cash $) per theme, plus some overnight stays.
• Hope to secure 3 prizes for kids, plus ribbons for all kids participating.
• To enter Paint Out, $10/theme; $5/kid with (10?) scholarships available (how to fund?)
• Registration will include a free parking pass in a downtown parking garage (not on street) for Wed 8/21, sponsored by City of Eugene.

Registration to stamp canvas for Paint Out:

• Tuesday 8/20, 4-8 pm at DIVA
• Wednesday 8/21, 7:30 am-2:30 pm at DIVA
• Take-in of art at Kesey Square: noon-4:30 pm
• Judge needed: requesting well-known judge from out of the area (suggested $500 pay for judge and overnight accommodations.)

Art Alfresco & Plein Air Show

08/21/2013 - 08/22/2013

This event has two primary target audiences: artists (participating in the Paint-Out and others) and the community (all, including families with kids)
• Intake at Kesey Square starting at 12 noon, ends at 4:30 pm
• Installation on portable walls
• Judge arrives at 5:30, judges until 8:25 pm
• Awards announced at 8:30 pm (have awards/checks ready?)
• Wine bar/beverage garden (no host)
• Food carts (no host)
• Live music (email out to Willamette Jazz Society for quartet)
• Minimum of 2-3 demo painters
• Making Art Station for Kids (Gladys is seeing if Emerald Art Center’s person may be interested, if so, Bi will ask about Park For Lunch on Thu 8/22, 11:30-1 as well)
• Art a la Cart, print making for kids of all ages (Amazon Ctr’s printing press on a bicycle)
At 8:30 pm, artist are encouraged to take paintings to DIVA for Show (DIVA will stay open until 10 pm)

Show at DIVA

08/22/2013 - 08/31/2013

• DIVA will open at 10 am to continue artist drop off until noon.
• Show opens at 1 pm (regular open time for DIVA)
• Maximum Works: 50 participants or 70 pieces
• DIVA takes 35% Commission
• To be discussed: Create! Eugene want a cut (comes from Artists share) to fund Create! Eugene and ensure a 2nd annual?

Opening Reception of Gallery Show

08/23/2013 - 08/24/2013

• 5:00pm – 8pm: Artist reception @ DIVA (runs August 23-31, 2013)
• Who will organize and fund?