7th ANNUAL BDAC PLEIN AIR COMPETITION
Miniature Plein Air

On View:

June 5 – July 16

July 16 6 - 8 PM

 Reception:

Big art comes in small frames in BDAC's 7th Annual Plein Air Competition. Utah artists create miniature landscapes in the great outdoors.

Guest juror McKay Lenker Bayer from Tiny Art Show selected the winners.  Read on below!

Winners

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1st Place, $500:

"Study #4"

Allen Brockbank

Gouache

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2nd Place, $300:

"Beauty in the Everyday"

Annie Farley

Acrylic and Ink

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3rd Place, $200:

"Peonies"

Jeanie Wright

Sculpey Clay

Honorable Mention

"A Peaceful Morning"

Lauren K. Woodward

Acrylic

"Tall Tiny Tree"

Heather Olsen

Oil

 

"Poppies"

Nancy Andruk Olson

Watercolor

 

"Pink Irises"

Sylvia Skeen

Acrylic and Clay

"Vivian Park"

Annie Farley

Acrylic and Ink

 

"Old Mr. Willow"

Scott Durant

Mixed Media

 

"Spiral Jetty"

Sherry Rausch

Watercolor

 

"Iris"

Nila Jane Autry

$36

"Untitled"

Sadie Jo Muhlstein

Watercolor

"Summer Car Show"

Heather Olsen

Oil

 

"Utah Lake"

Pablo Ayala

Acrylic

 

"Study #1"

Allen Brockbank

Oil

ELIGIBLE ART

• Artists may work anywhere in Utah
• Art must be created outdoors, ON-SITE
• Art must be a depiction of that outdoor site
• Maximum dimensions: 3” x 3” including frame
• Art must be created between the dates of May 5 and May 24, 2021

REGISTRATION

The entry fee is $5 per painting. Artists may enter up to 5 pieces. Payments will be accepted at delivery or by calling BDAC at 801.295.3618.

 

DELIVERY

Bring completed pieces to BDAC between May 5 and May 24. Completed works must be delivered to BDAC no later than May 24.

 

HANGING REQUIREMENTS

Art must be ready to install, with all required hanging hardware. Velcro Command Strips are acceptable. Excessively fragile or poorly-framed work (ex: unframed watercolor on paper with no instructions) may be rejected at the discretion of BDAC staff. Due to glare and handling concerns, BDAC does not recommend framing with glass, especially for fresh oil paintings.

 

MEDIA

Competition is open to any media, so long as it meets the requirements.

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For questions, contact BDAC at info@bdac.org.