Adirondack Plein Air Festival

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By Ed Prevost

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Daily at 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM from August 15, 2013 until August 18, 2013

Location: Saranac Lake, NY

Phone: 518-891-1388

Email: shildreth@roadrunner.com

Link: http://saranaclakeartworks.com/pleinair

Event Description

The Adirondack Plein Air Festival is coming up Aug 15-18, in Saranac Lake. It is sponsored by Saranac Lake ArtWorks and involves artists going out and painting outdoors for 3 days, at various locations, and then a Show & Sale on Sunday Aug 18, of works produced during the event, in the Harrietstown Town Hall from 12 - 4. Free. Artists who wish to participate may still register by visiting our web site. $20 registration free before Aug 10, $25 after.

We have 34 artists registered and expect 20-30 more. They are primarily from NY (but from all over the state), as well as VT, CT, MA, NJ, PA, CO and Ontario.

Event headquarters is the Adirondack Artists Guild, 52 Main St, Saranac Lake.

Thursday Aug 15 - "Paint the Town" - artists will be out painting in the Village of Saranac Lake. Paintings will be donated for a Silent Auction set up in the Adirondack Artists Guild Gallery, 52 Main Street. There is also a 3rd Thursday ArtWalk in the evening from 5:00 - 7:30.

Friday Aug 16 - "Paint the VIC" - artists will be out painting on the trails at the Paul Smith's College VIC. There will be an opening reception for a "Plein Air Invitational" exhibit that evening from 5 - 7.

Saturday Aug 17 - "Paint the Adirondacks" Day - artists will be free to paint where ever they choose. Booklets with event info and maps of painting locations will be available at event headquarters, The Adirondack Artists Guild Gallery, 52 Main Street, Saranac Lake. 518-891-2615.

Sunday Aug 18 is the "Show & Sale". Paintings produced at the Festival will be displayed in the Town Hall. It opens to the public at noon and awards will be presented at 1 pm.

Contact me, Sandra Hildreth, for more information, 518-891-1388 or by email. Web site also has all the information: SaranacLakeArtWorks.com/pleinair

Thank you.
Sandra
Coordinator, Adirondack Plein Air Festival
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