Callaway Plein Air
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Callaway Plein Air is a four-day plein air painting event followed by a month-long exhibit of the work created during the event. The event is hosted by the Art House at 531 Court Street in downtown Fulton, Missouri’s historic Brick District. Fifty artists converge on Callaway County to find artistic inspiration in the small-town charm of historical buildings, the diverse prairies, farms and countryside of Callaway County and the wide Missouri River and valley.
Callaway Plein Air is held over the fourth weekend of May each year. The dates for the 2019 event are May 23-26, with the Wet Paint Reception—live music, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and open to the public—on the evening of Sunday, May 26. Over 150 original paintings from the event will be exhibited at Art House through the end of June.
This year’s judge is artist Nora Othic.
Jane B. Mudd will be offering a pre-event workshop on May 19-20.
Check back soon for more details about this year’s schedule and more.
Attention Fulton residents! New this year: submit your name, email, phone, address and photo of your home to email@example.com to become a 2019 Callaway Plein Air painting location. The list will be provided to participating artists as possible “hidden gems” to paint. No guarantee your location will be chosen, and no obligation to buy the painting if it is.
Also, become a VIP Purchaser and gain private access to the Wet Paint reception on May 26 at 4:00pm before it opens to the public. Must commit to a purchase of $300 or more. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
Artist registration is open. Please fill out the entire form and click the submit button at the bottom. You will receive an email confirmation within 2-3 days. The event is limited to the first 50 artists who register and pay the entry fee. Entry fees are non-refundable.
Artist registration fee is $55 with a discounted fee of $45 for Art House Artists and Members. Use the Pay Now link above to pay online with a credit card (no PayPal account required), call to pay over the phone (573) 592-7733 or mail a check to Art House, 531 Court Street, Fulton, MO 65251.