Quick Paint Event 2020

Friday, May 15th from 5-9PM
Rain or Shine!

Stems Plein Air Paint 2020 begins with a Sunset Quick Paint at the
Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens!

Artists will have a specific amount of time to complete a plein air painting which will then be judged by the Purchase Award Patron.

One PRIZE WINNER will be selected for a $500 PURCHASE AWARD!

Instructions for the SUNSET QUICK PAINT:

  • We will meet in the parking lot at the Arboretum entrance at 5pm. (*if raining, meet in Visitor’s Center)
  • Artists will sign in and receive their name badges and information packets.
  • We will stamp canvasses and other painting surfaces in the Visitor’s Center after you sign in.
  • Food and refreshments will be provided.
  • The QUICK PAINT begins after all are signed in, stamped, and ready to go.  We will announce when to begin.
  • Paintings will be judged immediately after painting has concluded.
  • A $500 purchase award will be awarded to the winning artist (award sponsor gets your painting/you get $500).
  • Then, artists may paint at their leisure at all painting locations from May 16th to May 31st.

If you are unable to make it to the SUNSET QUICK PAINT:

  • Artist Sign in packets will be at the Arboretum on Saturday, May 16th from 9am to Noon. Then they will be available at The Rice Gallery of Fine Art Mon-Sat, 10:30am-5:30pm for the remainder of the event.
  • Canvas stamping will be available at the Arboretum from 9am-Noon each day during the event.
  • Canvas Stamping will also be available at The Rice Gallery of Fine Art Mon-Sat, 10:30am-5:30pm.