Union Square Plein Air Art Contest

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Date(s) - 16/10/2016
12:00 - 17:00

Jerry's Palette Shop


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  • Judges Award – $300 Jerry’s International Palette Shop Gift Certificate. Judge, Edward Minoff.
  • Online Votes – $200 Jerry’s International Palette Shop Gift Certificate
  • Artistic Merit – $100 Jerry’s International Palette Shop Gift Certificate

All three winning works will be displayed in Jerry’s store windows on 4th avenue.

Join Jerry’s International Palette on Sunday, October, 16th from 12-5 pm for our First Annual – Art Contest: The Sculptures of Union Square
Artist are invited to draw or paint any of the iconic sculptures located in or around Union Square Park. Open to all 2-dimensional media except photography. (See a list of sculpture locations at https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/union-square-park/map)

How to participate:

  1. Join us at Jerry’s International Palette Shop, 111 Fourth Avenue between 12-1 p.m. on October 16th to register.
  2. Paint or draw original artwork that depicts (in any way) the sculptures located in Union Square Park (if there are temporary sculptures installed during the contest they are eligible subjects as well.)
  3. Return to Jerry’s between 4-5 p.m. to have your work photographed and entered to win.

There is no fee to enter this contest
Winners will be announced on October 30th
Artist must create original artwork on the day of the event
Stay tuned for official contest rules.
Event Organized by Drawing New York.

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