Event Information

Red Wing Plein Air 2017

Red Wing Depot Gallery
Red Wing, Minnesota (Midwest)

Event Dates: 6/21/17 - 6/24/17
Application Deadline: 5/5/17 Midnight CST

The application deadline has passed.


Images: 4 (a booth shot is NOT required)

Fee (Jury fee): $10.00


Event Summary
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Red Wing Plein Air celebrates the tradition of outdoor painting with the finest artists from the region. Whether you want to capture the evening light on the Mississippi River, the charm of Red Wing's historic downtown or the impressive bluffs along the river, there are multiple spots to inspire your best work yet. Presented by the Red Wing Arts Association, Red Wing Plein Air is known for its artist hospitality and community support. 

For 2017 our juror will be renowned artist Joshua Cunningham. 

Prizes include:
$1000 Best of Show
$500 Second Place
$250 Third Place
$300 Wet Paint Art Quick Paint Award


General Information
Jury fee: $10
Registration (if accepted): $50; $40 for RWAA members
(A coupon code will be sent to accepted artists who are members of RWAA. For more information on membership, please click here

Important dates:
April 30   Applications close
May 10   Notification of acceptance
May 30  Final day for acceptance

Red Wing Plein Air Schedule
June 21, 9 am   Registration and welcome breakfast
June 21-23        Painting
June 23, 6 pm   Potluck dinner for artists
June 24, 8 am   All paintings submitted for awards
June 24, 9-11 am    Wet Paint Quick Paint 
June 24, 4-7 pm  Awards and Reception

All paintings will be exhbited in the Red Wing Depot Gallery through July 30. 

All artists must register at the Red Wing Depot Gallery on Wednesday, June 21 at 9 am. 

Red Wing Arts Association retains a 40% commission on any art work sold during the event or displayed in the gallery.