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Paint the Town, Art Auction, and Reception


Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent facility closures, this event has been canceled. 

February 3
Calling all artists! Registration is open for artists to participate. Read through our Call for Artists document to get started. 

April 30–May 2
Artists may paint within the Cary Town limits.

May 2 by 6 p.m.
Two paintings per artist may be submitted for judging and auction. The paintings must be submitted at the Cary Arts Center.

May 8-24
Art Pieces will be on display at the Cary Arts Center as well as open for bidding at the 7th Annual En Plein Air Online Auction.

May 29
The Live Auction begins at the Cary Arts Center.

May 30 at 6 p.m.
There will be an awards reception and continuation of live bidding for artwork.

For more information, please email Jewel.Kichak@TownofCary.org

Award Winners 2019 En Plein Air

cheryl- Sat at the farmers market

 $600.00 - First Place: Saturday Farmers Market by Cheryl Powell

Tesh- heater park

 $300.00 - Second Place:  Heater Park by Tesh Parekh

Lyudmila- Herbs and Birds

$200.00 - Third Place: Herbs and Birds by Lyudmila Tomova

Tammy- Across lake crabtree from black creek

 $200.00- Green way: Across Lake Crabtree by Tammy Kaufman

Honorable Mention

Duncan- Bond landing

Bond Landing by Duncan Moore

Don-Bond Park Lake

Bond Park Lake by Don Hamilton

Judith- Dry house neighbors

Dry House Neighbors by Judith Collins

For more information please email Jewel.Kichak@TownofCary.org