Monday, April 16, 2018

Plein Air Tulsa!

2018 Painting in the Osage October 19th - 21st in Tulsa, Oklahoma Plein Air Competition and Paint Out Prospectus / Rules & Regulations 2018

Judge:  Charles Harrington (

Plein Air Tulsa! 2018 is the second annual event sponsored by Tulsa Civic Art Association, Alpha Rho Tau.  It is open to all artists age18 and over.

Pre-registration by October 1, 2018
Entry fees: $45.00 - Alpha Rho Tau members
$50.00 - non-members

After October 1st and Onsite:
$55.00 - Alpha Rho Tau members
$60.00 - non-members

Early registration will make check-in easier and quicker on event day.

*Late applications and those who enter the day of the event will be subject to a $10 late fee.

Registration and Check-in: 
All artists must register with completed form and pay entry fee in order to participate in event.  Registration fees are non-refundable. 
         Make checks payable to ART  (Alpha Rho Tau).
   Mail completed forms and payment to:
    Plein Air Tulsa!
      c/o Linda Dunbar   
      3724 W. Freeport St.
    Broken Arrow, OK 74012
On Site registration during scheduled event hours, (see schedule for exact times).

• DAY ONE Physical location ……………. Ziegler Art & Frame
6 North Lewis Avenue - Tulsa, Ok 74110 (Corner of Lewis and Admiral)
• At check-in each artist will have their canvas/paper stamped and will receive a packet including:  2018 Rules, schedule of events, identification badge, suggested sites of interest, maps, sponsor gifts and brochures.

• DAY TWO  Physical location .…………. The Post Oak Lodge
5323 W 31St  N. - Tulsa, Ok 74127
Check in at the Post Oak Tent to have a unique Day 2 stamp placed on your canvases.

• DAY THREE  Physical location ……..… The Post Oak Lodge                                                            5323 W 31St N.-  Tulsa, Ok 74127

Quick Draw:  At the end of Day 1
$10 and a Little Ambition!
For a $10 fee this event will take place on or near the Whittier Square area from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. 
Artists will paint anywhere within the area of Ziegler's.  
An 8x10 panel will be furnished to each participating artist. 
Artists will display their completed paintings on their easels promptly at 4:30
for judging by Charles Harrington.
Winner takes all the $10 entry fees. 
Plein Air Tulsa! Artist are not required to participate in the Quick Draw.
What is the Quick Draw? 
A timed event generally in a very specific spot where winner takes all. 
They are usually a lot of fun and give the judges time to prepare awards.

Nocturnal Painting

Ever wanted a chance to try night painting? 
It is all the rage with Plein Air Artist and so much fun. 
You can create some really high quality, low key artworks. 
Join us at the tent at Post Oak Lodge on Saturday at dark to participate. 
Prizes will be awarded to the best of the nocturnal artist!
Cost $10  (8 x 10) inch Linen Primed Panels will be provided to participating artist.

Sunrise Painting  

Join us Sunday morning at the crack of dawn for a chance to
paint the sunrise at The Post Oak Lodge. 
There are beautiful vistas and views from the grounds of Post Oak perfect to paint the sunrise. 
God willing, it will be a beauty, but if not we will use our artistic license. 
Prizes will be awarded to the best of the sunrise artist!
Cost $10  (8 x 10) inch Linen Primed Panels will be provided to participating artist.


We have a limited number of rooms for $109 blocked off for Friday and Saturday night
at The Post Oak Lodge. 5323 W 31St N., Tulsa, Ok 74127 - Call (918) 425-2112

Material Requirements:
  All media will be accepted and must be painted/drawn and completed outdoors during the Plein Air Tulsa 2018 event.
• Blank canvas and art paper must be stamped and certified by ART at time of check- in.
Sculpture must be checked in.
• Unlimited number of canvas and art paper may be stamped and certified,
but artist may submit only ONE FRAMED entry for competition.

• ART certification stamp must be visible on back of each completed painting in all media submissions of artwork for competition.
Framing:  Only one piece of art may be submitted for competition.
Work must be appropriately framed, mounted and have wire for hanging.
(i.e., no stained mats, alligator or saw tooth hangers, masking tape, duct tape etc.) Unframed art will not be accepted for judging.
(This does not apply to sculptures.)
Artwork Pricing: 
Artist are responsible for handling their sales and sales tax collection.
Bonus Opportunity:
The top Artist chosen by judge, will be invited to show their submitted piece in a special display starting that day thru the month of November at The Post Oak Art Gallery in the main lodge. 
Pieces may be priced for sale, if the artist wishes.

Day One paintings will be checked in back at Ziegler’s
on Friday before or by 3pm ON THE DOT to be stamped for judging. 
No late entries accepted after 3pm. 
Artist will be given information how to enter that painting for judging at that time.
Day Two paintings will be checked in at the check in point at The Post Oak Lodge on Saturday, before or by 3pm ON THE DOT to be stamped for judging.
Day Three More information to come for painting activities that morning. 
Reception and sale 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Great Hall at The Post Oak Lodge 

The following prizes will be awarded:

Best of Show……….$500 Plus Lodge Away From Home at Post Oak Lodge and Retreat One Four Bedroom Lodge with Continental Breakfast for up to 8 people Valued at $636 Courtesy of Post Oak Lodge and Retreat.
First Place…………. $250 Plus One night stay for two.  Includes continental breakfast for up to 2 people.Value:  $159 Courtesy of Post Oak Lodge and Retreat.
Second Place………$100 - Plus One night stay for two.  Includes continental breakfast for up to 2 people. Value:  $159 Courtesy of Post Oak Lodge and Retreat. 
Honorable Mention/Merit Awards…….$50 Gift Certificate from Ziegler Art Supply and Set of Gamblin paints.
Sculpture…………..Best of Show - $50 Gift Certificate from Ziegler Art Supply + $ Prize TBA

The judge's decisions are final.

First 50 people to register will receive a “Swag Bag” from Plein Air Tulsa and Sponsors

Liability, theft, damage:
All precautions will be taken to safeguard artists and their artwork during this event.
Alpha Rho Tau, Plein Air Tulsa!, and/or all event sponsors and individuals involved in the “Plein Air Tulsa! 2018”, are not liable for loss or damage to artwork, or for any personal injury incurred during participation in this event. 
Artists are responsible for insurance of his/her artwork. 
Artists must be aware of traffic in all locations while painting.
Artists may not block traffic or entrances to any businesses while painting.
  Entry in this event implies agreement to all rules and terms stated in this 2018 prospectus.