FRIDAY, September 10
9am – Check-in at the Art Center
Check-in includes registration for paint-out, Quick Paint event on Friday, participation in the
Silent Auction, and the awards event on Sunday. Welcome information, event badges, and
maps of the area will be provided. Approved canvas, etc. will be stamped at this time.
2:30pm – Plein Air Quick Paint Event Check-in at INOLA Blue Ridge
INOLA Blue Ridge, located at 9265 Blue Ridge Drive, within Fannin County, has opened their
incredible property to our fall event. Nestled within Blue Ridge, this unique colonial-style
village includes the Wythe House Mansion, the Wetherburn Tavern, and a Virginia chapel
from the 1700s. Built by an eccentric visionary in the 1980s, the estate is taking on a new life
as an upscale mixed-use property and is a welcomed addition to our event.
3pm – 4:30pm – Quick Paint Event at INOLA Blue Ridge
Artworks created during the Quick Paint event will be offered to the public during a silent
auction sale on Saturday, September 11th and Sunday, September 12th. Each artist may enter
one (1) piece in the Silent Auction. These works are not eligible for Plein Air Event judging
and awards on Sunday, but will be eligible to hang in the event exhibit.
5pm – Quick Paint Judging
Following the judging, participating artists of the Quick Paint event are encouraged to
explore the property, relax and mingle with fellow artists at INOLA Blue Ridge.
INOLA is so much more than a wedding venue! I’ve been their for a couple of different occasions. It never gets old and the owners are so accommodating. Each venue has its own spirit!