Watercolor Plein Air in Carson City Nevada 2021 

When

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 6:00 AM PDT
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Friday, September 10, 2021 at 7:00 PM PDT

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Where

Nevada Governor's Mansion 
606 Mountain St
Carson City, NV 89703
 

 
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Colleen Reynolds
775-247-2556
colleenreynoldsartist@gmail.com
www.colleenreynolds.com

Important Updates to Event Details as of June 7, 2021 

Call to Artists!

1st Annual 

 Watercolor Plein Air in Carson City Nevada 
 Watercolor Exhibit & Competition

Juried Entry (if necessary)

September 7 - 10, 2021

Entry Fee $65

Entry Deadline - June 30, 2021

Painting image submission deadline - August 15, 2021
Notification of Jury selection - August 20, 2021

Three friendly plein air painting days
September 7, 8, 9

Auction and Awards Reception
Nevada Governor's Mansion

Friday, September 10
4:00-7:00 pm
Awards ceremony, painting auction, cash bar, live music

Over $2500 in cash prizes
Top prize $1000

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Paint Carson City and the eastern Sierra Nevada mountains in this first annual watercolor competition. The watercolor competition is sponsored by CRM Endeavors Exploring Watercolor. Auction & Awards Reception coordinated by Carson City Democratic Women's Club. 

The paint out days are optional and open to all participating artists. Jurors will select up to 65 paintings to compete for awards and participate in the auction and sales event. Registration limit is 100 total participants, including artists' guests.

Artists agree to paint scenes from Carson City, Nevada in transparent watercolor, and if selected, submit framed paintings for Auction, Awards, and Sale on September 10, 2021.

All participating Artists agree to a 40% commission on all painting sales. All proceeds will be donated to the Capital City C.I.R.C.L.E.S Initiative and a Western Nevada College scholarship.

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Event Details and Guidelines

Artist must read and agree to event details and guidelines. Click link or image to review. 


 

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Juror for Selection & Awards

 

 

 

 

 

Kristi Grussendorf
Utah Watercolor Artist
www.kristigrussendorf.com/

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Juror for Selection & Awards

 

 

 


Colleen Reynolds
Nevada Watercolor Artist
www.colleenreynolds.com

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Juror for Awards

Mark Salinas
Public Arts & Culture Consultant
About Mark Salinas

Resides in Reno, Nevada

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The Fine Print

If with the coronavirus uncertainty, or for other unanticipated reasons, we are not able to go forward with this event, entry fees will be refunded. 

COVID-19 Restrictions IAW the Nevada Governor's directives will apply. 

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