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Go Paint Chippewa Valley-Meet the Artists’ Reception

Friday, May 11 | 6 - 8 PM

Meet the Artists' of GO Paint! Chippewa Valley and buy some local art! 

Free and open to the public

Are you interested in having First Choice of purchasing local artwork? Contact: abbey@eauclairearts.com   

Artists will paint the rolling farmlands, dramatic river banks, charming downtown areas, prairies, and forests of Pepin and Eau Claire counties. Participating artists are required to register and must paint within a 10 mile radius of the Eau Claire & Chippewa River between Fall Creek, Eau Claire, Durand, and Nelson, Wisconsin. Canvases and painting surfaces must be stamped prior to paintings. This can be done starting Saturday, May 5, 10-5pm at the stamping station in Eau Claire's Phoenix Park and then Monday-Friday at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center or the Accola Gallery in Durand. All art must be wired for hanging. Submitted art must be either framed or gallery wrapped canvases with painted edges. 

Prizes to be awarded at the Meet the Artists' Reception at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center

Meet the Artists Reception & Awards Ceremony:

Friday, May 11 at 6:30pm

Judge: Tom McGregor

  • Best of Show: Cash Award $500
  • First Place $250
  • Second Place $150
  • Third Place $100

 Also awarded:

  • Most Innovative: Cash Award $200
  • Best River: Cash Award $200
  • Best Dam Painting sponsored by Xcel Energy: Cash Award $200
  • Best of Nocturn: Cash Award $200
  • Best of Arts Centers-Pablo Center at the Confluence or State Theatre: Cash Award $200

Purchase Awards 2018

Xcel Energy:  $500.00       

City of Durand:  $500.00       

Chippewa Valley Hospital:   $400.00

Bauer Built:  $400.00

Jerry Thompson Agency:  $400.00

Manyfires Studio:   $300.00

NorthWestern Bank:   $300.00

Security Financial Bank:  $200.00

Nelson Telephone:  $200.00

 

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