Tom Adkins, “Fenn’s Pond with View of Brookdale Farm,” oil

For painters and collectors looking for an eminent opportunity, Middlebury, Connecticut, just might be your weekend destination. Details here!

In concert with the Middlebury Land Trust and the Town of Middlebury’s Land Preservation, the Pomperaug Outdoor Painters will host a one-day plein air paint out from 8:30 A.M. to 3 P.M. this Saturday, September 30. A rain date has been set for October 7.

The paint-out and quick draw competitions will be hosted by the Brookdale Farm. The QuickDraw will take place at 9:30 a.m. with a two-hour time limit. Registration is open and may be found here. Guest artist Tom Adkins of Southbury will be judging entries this weekend and will award a $300 Best of Show. Attendees will pick their People’s Choice, which will earn one artist $200. Finally, participating artists will choose their favorite for a $100 Artists’ Choice award. Paintings created during the event will be available for purchase, with a portion of onsite sales being donated to the Middlebury Land Trust to support land conservation programs.

For questions or other inquires, contact Ellie Boyd at [email protected]

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