Chesterfield Heritage Day Plein Air Event 2014
Saturday, October 18, in the Village of Crosswicks
Artists are invited to paint a scene within historic Crosswicks Village between August 18th and October 18th; however the one painting submitted for judging must be painted on Saturday, October 18th between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Judging will take place at 4:00 p.m., and cash awards will total $1000. Paintings will be exhibited at a special reception from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., where artists will sell their paintings of historic Crosswicks to the public with 30% of the sale designated as a donation to the Chesterfield Township Historical Society. The Historical Society will handle all purchase payments, and will provide payment to artists within 10 days of the sale. An online exhibition of all the plein air paintings from the event will be displayed on this website.
A map of the boundaries for plein air artists can be accessed by clicking here.
Chesterfield Heritage Plein Air Schedule:
August 18 – October 17 Artists may visit, plan, sketch and paint artwork within designated boundaries of historic Crosswicks village
September 15 Registration deadline
9-10 am Artists submit registration and have painting or paper stamped at 2 Front St., Crosswicks
10am - 4pm Painting within Crosswicks Village. Artists must bring artwork to the registration area by 4pm.
6pm Winners announced
6-9pm Plein Air art exhibit and reception where artists sell paintings of historic Crosswicks
The Chesterfield Township Historical Society will make every effort to protect all submitted artwork from damage or loss, but the society cannot be held liable for any damage or loss of artwork submitted for judging. The Chesterfield Township Historical Society reserves the right to publish for publicity reproductions of the entries.
Contact for more information:
Chesterfield Township Historical Society