Elora en Plein Air





May 17 to 20, 2018



Who: Artists already registered for the plein air festival can participate.


When: Saturday, May 19h from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm


Where: Bissell Park, 127 East Mill Street: There`s plenty of inspiration:  the river, the boardwalk, the bridge and falls, the Elora Farmers` Market, the KIPP Oven and the old spillway.


Why:  Fun / Competition and $100 award / Sale


How:  Artists register for quick paint at Bissell Park between 9:30 and 10 am


Artists will be given 8” x 10” pre-stamped boards.


They will have 2 hours to capture their image, from 10 am to noon.


At noon all Quick Paint participants stop painting.


Artists bring their work to the canopied area. The works will be set put on display.

The judging will be at 12:30, followed by the award presentation and sale of the works.








Artists already registered for the plein air festival can elect to sign up for night painting:


Thursday, May 17h or Friday, May 18th


There will be a prize for the best Nocturne, however nocturnes will not be eligible for the main prizes.







When: May 17th to 20th, 2018

Where: Fergus Elora and surrounding countryside

For more information: elorapleinair@gmail.com

2017 Sponsors: Official Coffee of Elora Plein Air  Café Serenity

Award Sponsors:

Best Garden: LittleTree Garden Market

Best Architectural Subject:  Edge Realty

Best Town Subject:  Mermaid in Elora

Bissell Quick Paint Sponsor/Best in Show:   Elora Farmers’ Market


Photo credits: Anne Hobbs, Silvia Gilbraith

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