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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

1st Annual Plein Air Paint Out and Juried Exhibition

The Community Council For the Arts Presents the 1st Annual Plein Air Paint Out and Juried Exhibition Calling all Painters!

Whether you've been painting for years or just days, join us for a fun filled outdoor event!

Presented by the Community Council for the Arts in conjunction with the Kinston/Lenoir County Chamber of Commerce's Annual Festival on the Neuse.

Come capture the charm of downtown Kinston, or park yourself in the shade of the river front.

On Saturday, bring those paintings back down to the river front to have them judged by Mike Rooney, acclaimed plein air painter, of Goldsboro, NC. Prizes will be awarded.

Artists will be given the option of having their creations for sale through the Arts Council.

Cost: $30 registration fee


Friday, April 25 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Meet at the gazebo at Neuseway Park for coffee and donuts; Paint on location around the river front and downtown Kinston.

Sat., April 26 9:00 a.m.
Meet at gazebo, paint on location; 12:00 p.m. Meet back at gazebo for judging; 2 :00 p.m. Awards will be announced. Artists may paint as many paintings as time allows but, please, only bring your best three paintings for judging.

The Community Council for the Arts will display paintings for the remainder of the event where artists may have their paintings available for sale. The CCA will retain a 35% commission fee on all works sold during the event.

For more information and applications contact the Arts Center for further details 252-527-2517, Mary Page Whitley, or

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