The Quick Draw and Paint out is a 2-hour “En plein air” painting competition in the downtown Historic District of Romney, West Virginia, on Saturday, September 10, 2022.

The works will be displayed and judged at the Hampshire Arts and Music Festival.

Plein Aire "Quick Draw & Paint Out" ad

Cash Prizes will be awarded for Best overall -$250

Best use of Light – $150

People’s choice – $100

Our Judge for this competition is Artist and Educator – Michael Anderson.

Agenda – September 10, 2022

10:30 am – Walk up registration and Check in. Hampshire Arts Council Tent on Taggart Green.

11-1pm – Set up your personal easels and stake out your space.

1 p.m. – Horn Blows for start of quick draw.

3 p.m. – Horn Blows for ending of time.

3:30 p.m. – Deadline for placing easels for display at the gazebo area.

4:00 p.m. – Awards announced

4-7 p.m. – Paintings displayed on easels for public viewing and sales.

7:00 p.m. – All unsold artwork to be removed from display space.

For information contact Julie Cook at 910-262-7216 or designjc2@gmail.com.

APPLICATION FOR ARTISTS NEW TO
THE HAMPSHIRE HIGHLAND ARTS AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

Jury Criteria:
~Work submitted must show overall high quality workmanship with
attention to detail, neatness and readiness for sale.
~All work submitted must be the original work created by the
vendor.
~Any manufactured components used in a piece must be minimal
in the overall design and craftsmanship of the piece.
~No assembled objects from commercial kits will be accepted.
~The jury’s decision will be final. A vendor will be told whether
items are acceptable or not and given an evaluation.
~Once approved please complete the Hampshire Highlands Art
and Music Registration form for Festival Artists – New and Updated

Please submit the following:
PHOTOS OF WORK: Please submit 3 photos of your work making sure
they are good quality images, as you will be judged on what can be seen.
DISPLAY PHOTO: Please submit at least 1 photo of your display.
ARTIST’S STATEMENT: We want to hear about you and your work!!

CONTACT INFO: Please either email your registration form to
cindycolefulton@gmail.com or mail it along with your check made out to
“HCAC” to: PO Box 624, Romney WV 26757. Or, if you prefer, you can
pay through PayPal

on our website at: https://www.hampshirearts.org

Calling All Artists

The 4th Annual Hampshire Highlands Arts & Music Festival in Romney, WV, is the place for artists to display and sell their unique creations on Saturday, September 10. Visitors come from far and wide to have an opportunity to buy original work from local artists at our festival, knowing they will find great values and exceptional art.

Any artist that has participated in our festival before or has had art juried in for display or sale at the HCAC Fine Arts Show, Hampshire Co-op, Art in Public Places, The River House, or Tamarack will be automatically accepted for participation. All other artists must submit photos of their work for jury consideration.

A 10’x10’ space is available for a non-refundable fee of $10 for HCAC member artists; $20 for non-member artists. See information on becoming a member on this website.

Participants who register before May 1 may have one free, 2-line “Shoutout” in the festival program booklet. All artists and their work will be featured on our Facebook page prior to the festival. Questions should be directed to Cindy Cole Fulton at cindycolefulton@gmail.com.

Application for Artists New to Festival

Registration for the HHA&MF

Shoutouts for Booklet