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

Brushes By the Beach Plein Air Contest
 November 13 - 21
2015

Eight Wonderful Days
to Paint Plein Air!


Cash Prizes to be announced! 
 

 


 
 
Contest Rules: 

Early Bird Entry Fee: $25 non-refundable fee must be received by G. Lee Gallery either by PayPal or check no later than November 6, 2015.
 
Entry Fee: $30 non-refundable fee received by G. Lee Gallery either by PayPal or check anytime between November 6 - November 21, 2015.  
 
Entries: Contest accepts painting created outdoors only and within the boundaries of 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 Friday, November 13 - Saturday, November 21 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 21, 2015. 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 21 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

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: Available September 1, 2015.
 
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!


Thank you to our Sponsors helping us get kids outdoors
to paint plein air with our non-profit partner Artist Boat.
You are greatly appreciated!


 
                                                                                                          
 
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