Ocean City, Maryland 21842

Artists Paint OC: Plein Air Event

August 12-15, 2021

This annual event draws artists from all over to paint the scenic views of OC. Watch artists at work as they set up their easels along the Boardwalk, bayside & beaches. The Quick Draw Painting Event will cap off the weekend as artists race to complete a painting in only two hours. Purchase their freshly painted works right from their easels.

 
THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2021

Artists paint all day in the greater Ocean City area. 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2021

Artists paint all day in the greater Ocean City area.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 2021
  • 10-1pm – Return with completed artwork.
  • 2pm- Jurying and judging of the work begins. Artists are asked to leave the area during judging.
  • 4pm- Artists return for awards announcement (artists only).
  • 5-8pm – Wet Paint Sale – Open to the public.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 15, 2021 – QUICK DRAW CONTEST
  • 8 – 8:30 am – Check-in at S. Division Street on the boardwalk and get paper/canvas stamped.
  • 9-11am – Artists paint against the clock in the downtown area.  Cease painting at 11 and return to the OC Center for the Arts to set up artwork on easel outdoors.
  • 12:30 pm – Judging of the artwork, followed by sale at 1pm

Unsold winning pieces created in the Quick Draw Competition may be left for display at the Arts Center through the month of September. Artists may also submit one painting completed during the event for the ArtX Festival at this time.

 
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Artists Paint OC: Plein Air Event

Ocean City, MD, 21842

410-524-9433

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