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Thursday, October 04, 2012


Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens
‘Plein Air’ Painting Event March 21-23, 2013 www.abrushwithnature.org CALL TO ARTISTS The Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens is presenting a juried plein-air painting event on March 21-23, 2013.
This is a fundraising event to benefit the Arboretum. Artists will set the retail price of their work and the proceeds from the sale of the work will be split 50% to the artist and 50% to the Jacksonville Arboretum.
The following requirements apply:
 Eligibility: Artists residing within 250 miles of Jacksonville, Florida are invited to apply.
 Schedule:
o Paint Out Location: Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens 1445 Millcoe Road
Jacksonville, FL 32225
o Dates & Times: Thursday, March 21, 2013 - Saturday, March 23, 2013 9 AM - 5 PM Thursday and Friday
9 AM - 3 PM Saturday
o Artists’ Dinner Wednesday, March 20, 2013 7:00 PM o Party & Sale Saturday, March 23, 2013 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens
Artists are required to be in attendance all three days of the event and the Party & Sale.
 The juror will be Michael Chesley Johnson, renowned plein air painter, teacher and author, and contributing editor for
The Artist’s Magazine and Pastel Journal. To learn more, please visit www.michaelchesleyjohnson.com. Michael will select this year’s 35 participating artists from the submitted electronic images.  Submission Requirements:
o Artists shall submit Application and three images of plein-air works, produced within the last three years, together with $25 Application Fee. Please do not submit studio work. o Digital images, in jpeg format, 900 pixels on longest side and 300 dpi, may be submitted via e-mail or sent regular mail on a CD(see instructions on application form). Please mark your name with a sharpie on CD. o Incomplete submissions or images that are not readable may be cause for rejection. o Use the attached application form to make your submission and be sure to include artist’s name and contact information, title of image, medium and dimensions. o CD’s will not be returned unless artist submits proper mailer with adequate return postage.  Email submissions, and any questions you may have, to: mhgourds@comcast.net
 Regular mail submissions and Application Fee to: Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens, P. O. Box 350430, Jacksonville, Florida 32225

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