Paint Grand Traverse: Quick Draw Competition

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A great event for spectators! A Quick Draw is an exciting, two-hour competition for plein air painters working on location. 100 artists will compete for cash awards, and the competition will be immediately followed by a quick sale! Browse and buy fresh, new paintings by area artists as well as artists from across the country!

This year's event will be held at Crystal Mountain and the Michigan Legacy Art Park, and free chairlift rides are sponsored by Make it Benzie County!

Event Program

1:00-3:00pm: artist check-in

3:00-5:00pm: watch artists painting live at select areas throughout Crystal Mountain and the Michigan Legacy Art Park, and enjoy free chairlift rides courtesy of Make it Benzie County.

5:00-6:30pm: live music and refreshments

6:30pm: awards presentation

6:45-8:30pm: quick sale

Artist Registration

Registration is first-come, first-served, and will open at 12:00 Noon on Friday, March 1 and will remain open until the event is filled. Register online.

Hosted and Presented in Part by:

Quick Draw sponsors


Paint Grand Traverse Presenting Sponsor:

Comfort Keepers