On 26th Aug 2017 the inaugural en Plein Air Art Competition in Adare was hosted by the Draíocht Art Gallery. Artists enjoyed entertaining the crowds, plying their craft in the Open Air. With the support of many the event was a tremendous success. The video below tries to recapture the mood of the day.
Plans are in motion for en Plein Air Adare. 2018. Keep an eye on this website for details for registration tocompete…or just come along for the fun.
Draíocht Art Gallery proudly hosts the first Open Air Painting Competition in Adare.
Set in the picturesque village of Adare, this competition gives you the opportunity to sit and paint among it’s old world historical charms beside the beautiful River Maigue. Artists flock here to capture its scenic beauty in paint, but this time to compete.
Draíocht, Adare’s premier contemporary Art Gallery is delighted to organise a Plein Air competition that boasts fantastic prizes and the opportunity to meet, talk and paint with fellow artists. Prize winning artists will have their work displayed in Draíocht throughout September.
Application Process and Fees.
Entries accepted from August 1st-26th inclusive. Late entries will be accommodated at registration if space available.
Competition numbers strictly limited, so apply early. Completed applications with a non-refundable fee of €25 secures entry. Applicants later than Sunday August 20th pay €30. Entries may be posted on line or delivered in person to Draíocht, Station Rd., Adare.
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