2017 Event Calendar
Wednesday, May 31
8-9 a.m. Early Registration* allows for an optional day of painting. Have paper/canvas stamped, pick up your information packet, and start painting!
6 p.m. Welcoming Registration Reception for the Artists* held at the Kent Island Federation of Arts, 405 Main Street, Stevensville, MD. If artists have not done so, they can check in, get their paper and canvas stamped, and pick up their information packet.
Thursday, June 1
730-9 a.m. Event Registration. Artists paint all day on Kent Island and surrounding area as designated on the map. Nocturnal painting at Kent Narrows.
630 p.m. Artists return to KIFA for a light Eastern Shore dinner
Friday, June 2
all day Artists paint all day. Artist may choose more nocturnal painting of the bay.
Saturday, June 3
all day Artists continue to paint all day.
1030a-130p Quick Draw Competition
1030-11 am Quick Draw artists register in downtown area
11-1 pm Artists paint against the clock in the Historic District
130 pm Judging of Quick Draw pieces
2-330 p.m. "Off The Easel" sale near Rustico's Restaurant
430 p.m. Artists return to KIFA with their plein air piece from the 4 days for judging. Each artist is allowed a 3'x6' standards to hang additional pieces for the Wet Paint Sale.
5-6 p.m. Judging of artwork in the Gallery. Artists are asked to remain outside KIFA's Gallery during this time. Artists may exhibit these pieces at KIFA for the month of June.
6-8 p.m. Wet Paint Sale. Artists are to remove their additional sale pieces at the end of the sale.
* Artists will be given maps in their packets at registration designating prime areas to paint. All artists must have their canvases and paper stamped at KIFA, 405 Main Street.
June 3 - 25, 2017 "Paint Stevensville" Exhibit at KIFA Gallery
KIFA commission is 25% of the sales. The Artists are to pick up their artwork on June 26th from 3-6 p.m. or call Maureen Wheatley to make other arrangements.
PAINT STEVENSVILLE - THIRD ANNUAL EVENT
May 31 - June 3, 2017
Supported by the Queen Anne's County Tourism Office
and Arts & Entertainment District, Historic Stevensville
Be a part of four days of drawing and painting in and around Kent Island and the historic Stevensville area with views of architecture, gardens, streetscapes, water and marsh.
KIFA encourages beginners and accomplished artists alike in a non-juried event in diverse media of acrylics, oil, watercolor, pastels and drawing.
Cash awards will be giving for "Excellence", "Best In Show", and "Youth Best In Show", based on the criteria that best captures the "feeling of the day". Honorable Mentions will receive ribbons. Award categories for Oil/Acrylics, Pastels.Watercolor, and Drawing to include "Nocturnal" art. Judge will determine the categories. Winners will be featured in our Galleries for the month of June.
Judges and Featured Painters to be announced.
Chairperson: Maureen Wheatley, email email@example.com
$35 Members / $45 Non-Members
Quick Draw Only
REGISTER AND PAY HERE:
Full Program Members Full Program Non-Members Quick Draw Only
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ARTISTS COMPETING THUSFAR:
Anne Allbeury-Hock Nancy O'Brien
Barbara Brogan Peg Papa
Cathy Cole Stacey Sass
Anne Cooper Sieling Anne Singer
Ronaldo Dorado Georgette Toews
Sharon Doyle Andre Tullier
Kathryn Ellis Maureen Wheatley
Kathy Gardiner Judy Wolgast
Glenda Keyes Dennis Young