About 60 artists will gather in Florida in November to compete for $3,000 in prizes. To be one of them, get your submission ready for Paint the Beach, a Plein Air Competition. The deadline is imminent.

Lead Image: Neil Walling won First Place with this piece, “Reflections” in the 2013 Paint the Beach competition.

First Place earns you $1,000 and a 1/3-page ad in PleinAir magazine. Possible scenes include beach views, historic buildings, beach businesses, and marine subjects in and around Ft. Myers Beach, Florida. There will be a Quick Draw event.

Interested artists can enter here. The deadline is October 30. The event runs November 2-8.

How did the staff of PleinAir Today know about this event and its deadline? Through the Ultimate Artists’ and Collectors’ Guide to Plein Air Events and Organizations, just the way many painters and patrons find events. Is your event slated to appear in the 2016 edition? Organizers need to take advantage of this opportunity fast: The deadline for listings is October 16. For more information or to publicize your event, click here.


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