– Bob Bahr reporting, Editor PleinAir Today –
A top prize of $4,000 will attract many applicants to this contest based in Arkansas.
Lead Image: “Revolutions of Five,” by L.S. Eldridge, 2015, watercolor, 28 x 18 3/4 in. Winner of the PleinAir Magazine Award in the 2015 Art of the Heartland contest
Andre Pater will serve as judge and award the $4,000 Best in Show prize, along with a $2,000 Second Place, $1,000 Third Place, and a $1,000 merit award reserved for an Arkansas artist. The contest benefits the nonprofit SouthWest Artists Inc. and is hosted by Mena Art Gallery in Mena, Arkansas.
The deadline for submissions is August 15. To see the prospectus, click here.