PLEIN AIR ART COMPETITION AND RECEPTION

Celebrate the Beauty of University City!

A Plein Air Art Competition

Presented by U City in Bloom on September 18th, 2016   at Centennial Commons, 7210 Olive Boulevard, University City, MO

Jo Seltzer plein air paintingWatch artists create their works during the day from 9 AM- 3 PM in Heman Park, Lewis Park, and around the historic University City Civic Plaza. Finished art work will be judged at 4 PM. The art will be displayed inside Centennial Commons and available for purchase during the evening event which begins at 6 PM.

Meet the artists while enjoying their art, a silent auction, a light buffet, and cocktails at the evening fundraiser for U City in Bloom.   Tickets  for the general public are $35.00.  Tickets are available in advance by clicking below:

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Interested artists can register now for this first Plein Air Competition in University City! Artists may choose any of three locations: Heman Park, Lewis Park, and the Civic Plaza. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. These winners will be offered a show in the University City Public Library Gallery during the month of October, 2016, which includes a reception for the artists. The “People’s Choice” winner will receive a gift certificate.

A full color Souvenir Book will be given to all attendees at a party at the end of the day, where you will be our guest. The book will feature the artists’ picture and contact information as an artist in the competition. To be included in this book, artists must register by August 28. This event is a fundraiser for U City in Bloom and will help it fulfill its mission of beautifying our city. The party includes a buffet, cocktails, and silent auction. The day’s art work will be displayed and be available for purchase. Winners will be announced and prizes awarded. Artist’s registration fee is $10 in advance, $15 on the day of the event. You may register with a credit card online below:

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U City in Bloom is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed.­­­­­­­­­­­­

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