NOW:53211:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
34°
H 34° L 32°
Hazy | 6MPH

Plein Air Painting Competition Announced as Part of Concordia's Lake Moon Festival Aug. 9

July 14, 2014

Concordia University and the Cedarburg Art Museum are excited to announce a Plein Air painting competition as part of the inaugural Lake Moon Festival on Aug. 9 on Concordia's campus. The Festival runs from 4:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Artists may check-in between 2:00 and 5:00 p.m., with the competition continuing until the end of the Festival.

“In this one day event, artists will find a delightful and inspiring setting to paint ‘en Plein Air’, a French expression that means ‘in the open air’,” said Festival Spokeswoman, Gretchen Jameson. “CUW provides a perfect site for this competition. With views of beautiful Lake Michigan from atop CUW’s bluff, to stairs leading down to the beach, the setting gives participants a myriad of painting venues.”

“The bluff overlooking the lake is just beautiful,” said Cedarburg Art Museum Director, Jill Hepburn. “The way the water plays with light always makes for good subject matter. And with the festival going on and all the people and boats on campus there should be lots of interesting and dynamic painting.”

Registration is open until Aug. 5 at a cost of $25. There will be two divisions for competition, a general category for beginner and seasoned painters, and student category for artists in high school and college. Art supplies will be available for children to participate at no charge, with each receiving a participation ribbon.

Artists may submit two paintings. At least one painting, per the artist’s choice, will be displayed in the Concordia Center for Environmental Stewardship (CCES) Exhibition Hall. Winners will be chosen, with monetary prizes ranging from $50 to $500. In addition, the grand prize winner will be mentioned in an upcoming issue of the “Concordian”, CUW’s alumni magazine that goes out to more than 61,000 households.

“Beyond the prizes, the camaraderie of painting with other artists, the great scenery, and the chance to have work shown on the campus are compelling reasons to register,” added Hepburn. “The show will hang through Aug. 26 which means it will be seen by all the people coming to campus at the beginning of the school year. It will be a great opportunity for the artists to have their paintings seen and hopefully purchased.”

To register to compete in the Plein Air competition, or to get more information, visit http://cedarburgartmuseum.com/Calls_for_Entry.html, or call 262-377-6123.

The Lake Moon Festival is a free event for the public including, a 5k, food, music, bluff tours, kite building and flying, and a boat parade. For more information on the festival, visit http://www.lakemoonfestival.com/.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Westbound I-94 near Miller Park to close for 31 hours beginning Friday night 12/18

» Carran rejects Lisbon job offer; Brown Deer's Janecke accepts 12/18

» Crews clear 2 crashes that closed northbound I-43 Updated:  12/18

» Homestead boys shutout Nicolet in third quarter in 65-30 rout 12/17

» Wolf comes home as Homestead girls hoops team beat Nicolet, 51-41 12/16

» Flu hits hard at Glendale-River Hills School District 12/16

» Man sentenced to prison in optical store fatal shooting Updated:  12/16

» Mequon-Thiensville residents will vote on $18.2 million referendum proposal 12/16

» I-43 reconstruction project approved by feds 12/15

» Shorewood apartments project seeks $5.5 million in village financing Updated:  12/15

» Eisenhower girls beat Shorewood, 50-32 12/12

» River Hills woman killed in driveway accident Updated:  12/12

» Cable firm opening Glendale headquarters 12/5

» Sushi restaurants to open on North Shore: Ginza in Bayside-Fox Point, Kawa in Glendale 12/4

» Mequon lawyer indicted on 33 counts related to fraud, money laundering Updated:  12/3

» Glendale dad gets 41 years for shooting sons during driveway argument Updated:  12/2

» Whitefish Bay appoints village manager 12/2

» Shorewood police chief to retire after 33 years 12/1

» Brown Deer boys hoops team falls to inspired King, 68-52, in opener 11/28

» Wisconsin native killed in robbery attempt on California hiking trail 11/28

» Nicolet tennis court project receives rezoning approval from River Hills 11/21

» The Cheel offers a taste of Nepal in Thiensville 11/21

» Paper will be delayed by holiday 11/19

» Candidates for Lisbon post named 11/18

» Mequon teen ODs on alcohol after chugging gin with Cedarburg girls 11/18

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT