G.Lee Gallery - Galveston Island's Most Unique Art Showcase

Brushes By the Beach Plein Air Contest

November 15 - 22, 2014
Eight Wonderful Days
to Paint Plein Air!

G. Lee Gallery is pleased to announce this year's
non-profit partner Artist Boat, famous for taking
kids and adults into the wilds of Galveston Island
and painting plein air. 

 Cash Prizes have been announced! 
 Best In Show - $500; Second Prize - $250 and Third Prize -$100

Workshops - Plein Air Simplified with Caroline Ratliffe; Still Life with Arthur Deatly CLICK HERE

Contest Rules: 

Early Bird Entry Fee: $20 non-refundable fee must be received by G. Lee Gallery either
by PayPal or check no later than November 8, 2014.

Entry Fee: $30 non-refundable fee received by G. Lee Gallery either by PayPal or check 
any time between November 9 - November 22, 2014.  
 
Entries: Contest accepts painting created outdoors only and within the boundaries of the
Galveston Island. Paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor, crayon or pastel are acceptable. No photographs or portions of photographs may be used. all painting must be originals. Each
entry submitted requires the payment of the entry fee. Artists must be 16 years or older.

Painting Specifications: Sizes are to be no smaller than 5"x 7" or larger than 16"x 20".
If the artist wishes to submit their art for sale it must be priced, labeled and wired by the artist.
G. Lee Gallery will retain 40% commission for artwork sold during the event and show
period. NO SALES may be made directly by the artist.

Check In: Artists may check in at the G. Lee Gallery on any day from Saturday, November 15 - Saturday, November 22 to qualify. Only canvas/paper initialed blank by gallery staff will be accepted in the contest for judging or accepted for sale.

Framing: Is the sole responsibility of the artist. If the artist wishes to place their art for sale
at the G. Lee Gallery following judging and thru the event close, November 26, the piece
must be wired, ready to hang, tagged with the artist's name, size, media and price.

Sale: All art submitted for sale will take place at the G. Lee Gallery immediately following judging and for the duration of the event. G. Lee Gallery reserves the right to remove
paintings that do not conform to the rules or are deemed offensive.

Judging: Will be conducted by at the close of the contest at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday,
November 22, 2014. Entries received after 3:00 p.m. will not be accepted for judging.
Best in Show will be $500, second prize $250, third prize $100. Awards will be presented at the close of judging.

Show: Art will be offered for sale at the completion of judging, Saturday, November 22 thru November 26. Artists may pick up any unsold work during Gallery hours or by appointment.

Liability: G. Lee Gallery is not liable or responsible for any accidents, loss, damage or
injury as a result of participation.

Questions: Call George Lee: 409-370-7350 or email: georgedlee@sbcglobal.net

Brushes By the Beach Contest Registration
Name
Email
Phone
Street Address
City
State
Zip Code
I wish to place my submission for sale immediately after judging and for the duration of the event. I understand that 40% of any sale will be retained by the G. Lee Gallery.
YES
NO
I acknowledge by submitting this application that I agree to abide by the contest rules. I acknowledge that my artwork may be removed from the contest and sale if it is deemed by the G. Lee Gallery that the contest rules have not been adhered to. I understand that I am participating in this contest as a free agent. I hereby discharge G. Lee Gallery from all manner of actions, suit, damages and claims whatsoever from any loss or damage to property or persons while participating in the contest.
I ACKNOWLEDGE

Pay by PAYPAL: Go to the SHOPPING CART  HERE

Pay by CHECK: write your check to G. Lee Gallery. Mailing address: G. Lee Gallery, 2200 Market Street, Suite 735, Galveston, TX 77550


ADVERTISING and SPONSORSHIPS:

G. Lee Gallery is pleased to announce that the second annual Brushes By the Beach® Plein Air has partnered with Artist Boat, famous for taking children and adults kayaking into the wilds of Galveston Island and painting plein air.

How you can help?
Become a sponsor and join us in getting our children out-of-doors. At Artist Boat they learn about their environment and learn to paint - a hobby or vocation that they will enjoy for the rest of their lives.  Become a sponsor of this year’s Brushes by the Beach® plein air contest.

Support Levels
Benefactor - $1,000
You will receive: listing in the event program; a website link; recognition on the event thank you board; an invitation to Brushes By the Beach®Plein Air award reception;  first choice of for purchase of  Brushes By the Beach™ Plein Air paintings; and, $200 credit towards purchase of Brushes By the Beach™ plein air art.

Patron - $500
You will receive: listing in the event program, website link; recognition on the event thank you board; an invitation to Brushes By the Beach® Plein Air award reception; and, $100 credit towards purchase of Brushes By the Beach plein air art.

Friend - $100
You will receive: listing in the event program; recognition on the event thank you board; and, invitation to Brushes By the Beach® Plein Air award reception.

Paint Buddy - $25
You will receive: an invitation to Brushes By the Beach® Plein Air award reception.

Pay by PAYPAL: Go to the SHOPPING CART  HERE

Pay by CHECK: write your check to G. Lee Gallery. Mailing address: G. Lee Gallery, 2200 Market Street, Suite 735, Galveston, TX 77550

Advertisers and Sponsors helping us get kids outdoors
to paint plein air with our non-profit partner Artist Boat
are greatly appreciated!


 
                                                                                                          
 
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