Paint The Day is back for 2019! Wolverhampton’s visual art and photography competition takes place on Sat 22 and Sun 23 June.
The fifth annual PAINT THE DAY is open to professional, amateur and under 18s artists and photographers alike.
The two-day event challenges artists to create a masterpiece in just 8 hours, capturing a scene within a mile radius of Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton. From traditional watercolours to experimental photography, you can interpret the scene in any visual style. Your finished picture will then be displayed in the Newhampton gallery hall where visitors can purchase your piece in an auction.
First Prize: £300, Photography: £150, Public Vote: £100, Under 18s: £50
All entries will be displayed in FREE public exhibition on the following day, when audiences can bid to buy the work.
The FREE Public Exhibition on Sunday 23rd June will run from 12pm – 5pm and will feature;
• Free exhibition • Buy an original Paint the Day artwork
• Open studios • Free drop-in art workshop for children
• Meet the artists • Vote for your favourite artwork