Monday, 7 March 2016
Welcome Spring to the Oltrarno en Plein Air
Palazzo Belfiore and Tuscany Plein Air invite you to participate in a Plein Air painting event for artists of all levels of experience and age. Participating Artists will be exhibited at a reception in the Palazzo after 2 days of painting.
The opening reception is at:
Palazzo Belfiore. Via dei Velluti, 8, 50125 Firenze. It is open to artists at all levels of experience. There is no participation fee.
Artists are invited to paint the Oltrarno en Plein Air this Spring. The Oltrarno is famous for it's creative community and this Spring we would like artists to celebrate the fresh new light and inspiration which the end of winter brings.
17th of March 6pm. Welcoming reception and introduction.
18th-19th March: Painting the Oltrarno.
19th March: 3-4pm deliver paintings to the Palazzo Belfiore.
19th March. 6pm Exposition and prize giving.
17th March at 6pm.
The opening reception and introduction where you can meet and team up with other participating artists and prepare to paint together for the 2 day event.
Over the following 2 days you can paint the Oltrarno from any vantage point. Paintings made on the bridges and paintings made from the opposite side of the Arno, looking towards the Oltrarno are acceptable. Prizes for novice, experienced and professional level artists will be awarded at the final reception.
19th of March: Artists are asked to hand in their work for judging between 3 and 4pm. A reception and announcement of prizes will be held in the Palazzo Belfiore from 6pm.
You can paint or draw the Oltrarno using your own materials, in any medium, with no artwork size restrictions. Paintings made on the bridges and paintings made from the opposite side of the Arno, looking towards the Oltrarno are acceptable. Artworks of participating artists should be for sale. No commission is placed on sales. Artists supply name, contact number and price on the works when handing in between 3 and 4pm on the 19th of March. Framing is not obligatory but the works should be capable of supporting their own shape. The organisers are excluded from entering artworks for prizes but can hang their works in the event. There is no fee for participation.
About Palazzo Belfiore: http://www.palazzobelfiore.it
About Tuscany Plein Air: http://www.tuscanypleinair.com
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