Call for Artists: Paint Grand Traverse 2019

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Free for CTAC members / $25 non-members
Description

Paint Grand Traverse is a week-long plein air painting festival and competition, featuring artists from across the country. Presented by Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City, the inaugural Paint Grand Traverse took place in August 2018. In 2018, forty-four artists competed in masters division for $12,000 in cash and prizes.

Paint Grand Traverse 2019 will be held August 12-17 (artists will have an orientation meeting the evening of August 11). Artists may apply October 15 - November 9, 2018.

The application is open to all plein air artists, ages 18+, working in a painting medium. To apply, you will need:

1) 5-7 JPG images of en plein air works completed within the past two years.

  • Images should be cropped to the borders of the artwork, and should not include frames.
  • Minimum resolution: 2000px long on the shortest side. High-resolution photos preferred. 
  • File names must follow this format:  LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_title.jpg   The title may be abbreviated (e.g. "sunset"), but images without a first name and last name in the file name will not be reviewed, and your application will be considered incomplete.

UPLOAD YOUR IMAGES HERE
 

2) Your artist resume/CV (in PDF or .doc format) and entry form

UPLOAD YOUR FILE AND ENTRY FORM HERE

 

3) $25 application fee (waived for current Crooked Tree Arts Center members)

PAY APPLICATION FEE HERE

 

Paint Grand Traverse 2019 artists will have obligations the evening of August 11 - the morning of August 18, and are expected to participate each day and attend all sales events.

Application deadline: Friday, November 9 at 11:59pm Eastern Time