Madison Art Club
out, art show
throughout the region
(July 2008) The Madison Art Clubs 10th
annual Art Show and Competition will include several top flight events,
beginning Aug. 28-29 with two plein air workshops, led by master artists
Todd Reifers and Bill Borden. The events culminate Sept. 7 with a Public
Art Show and Reception at the clubs Main Street art gallery, 301
E. Main St. In between these events will be a movable feast with all
kinds of experiences for the art enthusiasts from ages 8 to 80. These
events will be punctuated by a Bonfire Social at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 30 at
the Madison riverfront that will be open to everyone.
On Aug. 29-31, the 2008 ArtFest will move into high gear
with a Paint Madison Plein Air Paint Out. After the plein
air event, three top works will be presented awards in both the Junior
(17-under) and senior (18-older) divisions.
The Best of Show award will be a Purchase
Award of $500 to be presented by Madison Mayor Tim Armstrong. Other
awards will be given in various categories.
Both the Awards Ceremony for the Plein Air Paint Out and
the Art Show will be held at the art gallery at 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 31.