Plein Air Tulsa, Painting in the Osage Competition October 19-21POSTOAK Lodge & Retreat, a sponsor of the upcoming “Plein Air Tulsa! Painting in the Osage,” competition is excited to host the 2nd annual event scheduled for October 19-21, according to Trisha Kerkstra of POSTOAK.
Introduced in 2017, the event was the first outdoor art event of its kind encompassing all of the Tulsa County area, according to Linda Dunbar, of Lemon Tree Studios and AlphaRhoTau Civic Art Association – A.R.T. “This year promises to be even better as it has expanded to three days, and includes sculpting in addition to the painting and drawing. There will also be nocturnal painting and sunrise painting competitions.”
While artists can go anywhere in the county on Friday, on Saturday they will be confined to the beautiful acreage at POSTOAK Lodge. A painting from each artist will hang at the Lodge through the end of December. A reception, awards ceremony and art sale –open to the public - will be Sunday afternoon, October 21 in the Great Room at POSTOAK Lodge. Charles Harrington, nationally renowned plein air artist, will be judging the competition.
Artist check-in begins Friday, October 19, at 7 a.m. at Ziegler’s Art Supply Store, 6 North Lewis Avenue, Tulsa OK 74110. Artist check-in on Saturday and Sunday will be at POSTOAK Lodge, 5323 W. 31st Street North, Tulsa, Osage County. Registration, through Oct 1 is $45 for A.R.T. members and $50 for non-members. Day of registration is $55 members/$60 non-members.
The fantastic prizes include:
Best of Show $500, plus a Lodge Away From Home gift certificate courtesy of POSTOAK Lodge.
First Place $250, plus a one-night stay for two, courtesy of POSTOAK Lodge.
Second Place $100, plus one -night stay for two courtesy of POSTOAK Lodge.
For more information contact Linda Dunbar: (918) 814-3724 or email: Artzyone@cox.net and Facebook at Plein Air Tulsa!