Stems Plein Air Paint 2021
A Juried Plein Air Show

CALL FOR ENTRIES:

Stems Plein Air Paint, an annual plein air competition in the Kansas City area, is proud to offer our event this summer as a national juried show, welcoming plein air artists nationwide to join us!

This juried show is a unique opportunity for the national plein air community to safely compete and win cash prizes, including a $2500 Best of Show! Selected works will be promoted and sold in a public gallery exhibition at The Rice Gallery of Fine Art!

Stems Plein Air Paint is now accepting applications. Submit 1 to 3 images of your best 2021 plein air paintings. There is no painting event to attend and no restrictions on painting locales. Application deadline is May 28th, 2021.

Stems Plein Air Paint is brought to you by the Friends of Overland Park Arts, part of the Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park.

Features:

  • Submit 1 to 3 images of your best 2021 plein air work with your application to be evaluated on an individual basis by our panel of plein air jurors.
  • All selected paintings will be eligible for multiple CASH PRIZES, including a $2,500 Best of Show Prize!
  • All juried selections will be featured for sale in an exclusive gallery exhibition at The Rice Gallery of Fine Art. This show will be open to the public and promoted via email and social media to gallery clients, friends, and followers.
  • All selected works will also be included in The Rice Gallery’s online store, and will be featured and promoted via Facebook & Instagram throughout the course of the exhibition.
  • Selected works will also be eligible to be featured for sale in the Stems Plein Air sales tent at the Stems: A Garden Soiree ticketed event, a special one night only sale benefitting the Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park (Covid-19 restrictions permitting).

A non-refundable online application fee of $30 will be collected from each artist submitting their works. All entries must be submitted via CAFÉ (www.callforentry.org) no later than Friday, May 28th, 2021.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY TO THE JURIED SHOW