G.Lee Art Gallery - Brushes By The Beach PleinAir
G.Lee Art Gallery - Galveston Island's Most Unique Art Showcase

Brushes By the Beach Plein Air Contest

 First Place - 
Liz Bonham, 
"Tied At Dock"


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Seven Wonderful Days to Paint Plein Air!

Contest Rules: 

Early Bird Entry Fee: Sorry early bird is now closed.

Entry Fee: $30 non-refundable fee/per entry received by G. Lee Gallery either by PayPal or check  November 7 - November 19, 2016.

To register and pay: CLICK HERE 
Entries: Contest accepts painting created outdoors only and within the boundaries of Galveston Island. Studio work is not allowed. 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 for canvas stamping at the G. Lee Gallery on any day from Saturday, November 12 - Saturday, November 19 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.Art 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 19, 2016. Entries received after 3:00 p.m. will not be accepted for judging.
Cash prizes to be announced. Awards will be presented at the close of judging.
Show: Art will be offered for sale at the completion of judging, Saturday, November 19 thru the event’s closing. 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
Support Levels

Patron - $250
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, $50 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 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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You are greatly appreciated!

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