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1st Annual Susquehanna Quick Draw Competition

  • Dates: 5/3/2024, 5/4/2024, 5/5/2024
  • Location: Steppingstone Farm Museum
  • Address: 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, MD 21078
  • Time: 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: $10-$25
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The Havre de Grace Arts Collective and Steppingstone Farm Museum are pleased to announce the 1st Annual Susquehanna Quick Draw Plein Air Painting Competition!



This new tradition will take place over the course of this year's Rowdy Rooster Festival & Disc Golf Tournament at Steppingstone and will feature (3) options for participants:



PROFESSIONAL TRACK
$25 entry fee; $1,000 Grand Prize
70/30 split on any art created/sold during the event (70% to artist)

AMATEUR TRACK
$15 entry fee; $500 Grand Prize
For hobbyist painters of all ages
80/20 split on any art created/sold during the event (80% to artist)

YOUTH TRACK
$10 entry fee; $200 Grand Prize
For artists aged 16YRS and younger
90/10 split on any art created/sold during the event (90% to artist)




QUICK DRAW SCHEDULE

PROFESSIONAL TRACK
`Friday, May 3rd from 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday, May 4th from 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sunday, May 5th from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

AMATEUR TRACK
Friday, May 3rd from 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday, May 4th from 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sunday, May 5th from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

YOUTH TRACK
Saturday, May 4th from 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sunday, May 5th from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


***Art sales and Judges' review begins promptly at 12:30 PM on Sunday, May 5th***


GUIDELINES FOR ARTISTS

Bring your own materials, including easels, drop/dab cloths, water
All submissions must be complete and staged in the reception area by 12:30 PM on Sunday, May 5th in order to qualify for judging
Artists are responsible for transporting their in-progress work to/from Steppingstone throughout the weekend. No onsite storage locations available
Artists will have the option to sell work created during the Quick Draw competition at the winner's circle reception Sunday, May 5th. Terms and conditions apply.

FULL ROWDY ROOSTER FEST & DISC GOLF TOURNAMENT DETAILS LINKED BELOW:
https://www.steppingstonemuseum.org/rowdyrooster



Made possible by funding the Harford County Government Partnership Program.



Learn more about the Havre de Grace Arts Collective, our mission, and upcoming events and programming by visiting HdGArtsCollective.org.