4th Annual Plein Air Art Competition

4th Annual Plein Air Art Competition

This event was postponed from July 9 to August 13. 

Join us for our 4th Annual Plein Air Art Competition on Friday, August 13 at Settlers Green. We welcome all-level plein-air painters to come on-site and capture the evening summer scenes of Settlers Green. Discover interesting elements including our public gardens in full bloom, surrounding mountains, and unique façade of the stores and restaurants.


  1. A purchase prize of $250 will be presented to the artist that best captures the vibrant street scenes at Settlers Green during the three-hour event.
  2. Artists can use pencil, watercolor, acrylic oils or pastels or other media to create their piece for judging.
  3. Canvas or paper sizes will be limited to unframed 8x10, 11x14 or 9x12.
  4. Painting time is strictly 4-7 p.m.

Check In & Drop Off

  • It is required you report to check in so we know you are on the property!
  • We will have a bag with a name tag and an event poster available for you at Customer Service as early as 2 p.m. Painting cannot begin until 4 p.m.
  • When your painting is complete, we ask that you bring it back to the Customer Service Office.
  • Professionally judged; All participants will be notified of the winner a few days after the event; All participants will be notified of the winner a few days after the event.


Deadline to register is Friday, July 2. Email laura@ovpmanagement.com to be added to the artist list. For questions, email or call Laura at 603-356-7031 x100.

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