Monday, July 2, 2012

Teaching Studios 2nd Annual Plein Air Competition is being held at Sagamore Hill Historic Preserve in Oyster Bay, NY.

A spectacular event 
Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14
Teaching Studios 2nd Annual Plein Air Competition is being held at Sagamore Hill Historic Preserve in Oyster Bay, NY. 

35 selected artists will compete for over $3000 in prizes by painting the best artwork of this incredible historic site. The event will culminate in an exhibition in the newly converted arts space in Rodgers' Building in downtown Oyster Bay. 

This competition is open to public viewing and will feature live plein air painting demonstrations from our juror Erik Koeppel, as well as the phenomenal landscape artist Lauren Sansaricq 

A famous juror 
Erik Koeppel is one of the leading plein air landscape painters in the US today. He has had numerous solo exhibitions and has taught Plein Air workshops for the Hudson River Fellowship of the Grand Central Academy in NYC. He has been the subject of feature articles in American Artist Magazine and Plein Air Magazine.

Live Plein Air Demonstrations: 

Erik Koeppel Friday 
July 13, 11-2pm 

Lauren Sansaricq 
Saturday July 14, 11-2pm 

Informal Gallery talk with Erik Koeppel at 7:30pm 
@The Arts Space , July 14. 

The exhibition: 
Saturday, July 14, 7-9pm 
The Rodger's Building 
120 Audrey Avenue 
Oyster Bay, NY 11771 

The Arts Space in the Rodgers Building 
Saturday, July 14, 7-9pm 
120 Audrey Avenue ( right across the street from Teaching Studios). 

This competition will culminate in an exhibition at the newly converted Arts Space in the Rodger's Building in Oyster Bay. Paintings still wet from being just completed hours before will be on display. There will be some some light hors d'oevres, and wine. If you are in the market for a reasonable priced, original work of art, this is the perfect event for you.
The exhibition will feature one painting from each of the 35 competitors, as well as from the juror, Eric Koeppel.
Come and mingle with the competing artists, as well as the faculty and student body of the Teaching Studios of Art. Be a part of the festivities as the winning artists are announced. 
The exhibition will remain up for one month, till Tuesday, August 14th. Gallery Hours: Monday- Thursday, July 16- Aug 14, 1-4pm 

For more information, please contact Rob Zeller at 516-558-7367 or visit 

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