Plein Air of the Smokies
The inaugural Plein Air in the Smokies will bring 20 nationally-acclaimed “plein air” artists to Great Smoky Mountains National Park to capture the beauty and magic of the Smokies. Throughout the week, artists will be painting outdoors in various areas of the national park. The art competition and public sale benefits Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP).
In-park painting demonstrations will take place Sept. 26-30. A ‘Quick Draw’ competition will be held Saturday morning, Oct. 1, in downtown Maryville, TN and is open to all artists. The week will conclude at Clayton Center for the Arts in Maryville, TN with judging and a ticketed gala sale on Saturday evening, Oct. 1 (5:30-7:30 p.m.), followed by a public sale on Oct. 2.
Tickets to the Reception & Private Sale are available now!