Plein Air  2020     

         Sat Aug 15        

  Plein Air - Paint-Out
Calling all Plein Air Painters
and Everyone Interested in Outdoor Art

The Helson Gallery, Credit Valley Artisans and the Norval Community Association are sponsoring the Ontario Plein Air Society sanctioned, 6th Annual Plein Air Competition
on August 15th in the village of Norval.

Norval has a rich history that includes painters from the Group of Seven who recognized the beauty of this little hamlet on the banks of the Credit River. The local Presbyerian Church and Manse was the home of Lucy Maud Montgomery for nine years during the Great Depression and before the second World War.

Date: Saturday Aug 15, 2020
Registration and Exhibition Location: Norval - Lucy Maud Montgomery Pavilion in Childrens' Garden of the Senses - 479 Guelph Street (Hwy 7) Norval
Medium: Your Choice
Times:   8:45 - 9:30am - Registration 
              9:30am - Painting Starts
              12:30 pm - Painting Completed & back at
                                    Registration Site 

12:45pm -  Judging Starts
            1:30pm -   Awards Announced
Registration Fee: $15 for non-OPAS members,
                               CVA and OPAS members free.
Prizes: $200 - 1st; $100 - 2nd; $50 - 3rd; $50 - People's Choice

Safety Precautions – COVID-19: Please note that every precaution will be taken to insure the safety of participants and those in attendance.  Painters and observers are required to practice social distancing of two meters and to wear masks in situations where appropriate distancing cannot be observed. 

Drinks & Snacks Available on site
All Participants will have their works and bio on website for a year

Advance registration is suggested in order that we may alert artists if the event is cancelled due to severe weather conditions.  Note: cancellation only in the event of a severe weather advisory. You do not have to pay until the day of the event but please notify us if you are planning to attend.  Please contact Kara Bruce for further information: