Thursday, April 1, 2010

SullivanMunce Cultural Center Seeks Artists for Zionsville Paint Out

Artists will gather in the Village of downtown Zionsville for a Plein Air Paint Out (Painting Outside) on June 19, 2010. Maps of the historic downtown locations will be included in your registration packet. Artists are encouraged to paint at the sites listed, but are not required to do so.  The event is open to artists of all ages and skill levels.  Using their own supplies, participants are to create original artwork in any medium.  All stamped works completed that day by 2 pm are eligible for judging.   Monetary awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.  The guest judge for this year's Paint Out will be Christopher Stuart;

Artists must register and/or check-in between 7 am and 10 am at the SullivanMunce Cultural Center the morning of the event to enjoy a continental breakfast and to have their canvasses or multi-media supplies stamped/tagged before beginning their work.  The Zionsville Paint Out will be held rain or shine.

Display space will be available for Zionsville Paint Out participants wishing to offer additional works of art for sale between the hours of 10 am and 3 pm the day of the Paint Out.  The Art Center will provide volunteers to manage the sale while you paint.  The SullivanMunce Cultural Center will retain 30% commission from all items sold.  The sale will take place in Lincoln Park located in Zionsville.  In case of inclement weather, the sale will be moved to the Mahaney Gallery at the SullivanMunce Cultural Center located at 205 West Hawthorne Street in Zionsville.  Artists must bring their own easels or display items to use for the exhibition and sale. The SullivanMunce Cultural Center will provide sale tags for art work including works painted the day of the event.

Zionsville Paint Out participants are invited to participate in an exhibition at the Mahaney Gallery located at the SullivanMunce Cultural Center.  Work may be dropped off at the SullivanMunce Cultural Center immediately following the Paint Out at 3pm or before/on June 22 between the hours of 10 am and 4 pm.  There is no entry fee, but the SullivanMunce Cultural Center will retain 30% of all sales.  The exhibit opening will be Friday, June 25 from 6-10 pm and will coincide with the popular Brick Street Gallery Walk in downtown Zionsville.  The exhibition will continue through July 24, 2010.

REGISTRATION FEE:  Free members/$25 non-members.
TO REGISTER:  Call: 317.873.3241 or E-mail:

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