Elora en Plein Air





May 17 to 20, 2018




Who: Artists already registered for the plein air festival can participate.


When: Saturday, May 19h from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm


Where: Bissell Park, 127 East Mill Street: There`s plenty of inspiration:  the river, the boardwalk, the bridge and falls, the Elora Farmers` Market, the KIPP Oven and the old spillway.


Why:  Fun / Competition and $100 award / Sale


How:  Artists can register for quick paint in advance at the Elora Centre for the Arts.  Artists will be given 8" x 10" pre-stamped boards.


They will have 2 hours to capture their image, from 9 am to 11 am.


At 11 am all Quick Paint participants stop painting.


Artists bring their work to the canopied area. The works will be set put on display.

The judging will be at 11:00 to 11:30, followed by the award presentation.

The sale of wet works will be from 11:30 to 1 pm in Bissell Park.










Artists already registered for the plein air festival can elect to sign up for night painting:


Thursday, May 17h or Friday, May 18th


There will be a prize for the best Nocturne awarded during the Sunday Show and Sale.  Nocturnes are also eligible for the main prizes.







When: May 17th to 20th, 2018

Where: Fergus Elora and surrounding countryside

For more information: elorapleinair@gmail.com


Photo credits: Anne Hobbs, Sylvia Galbraith

© Trademarks Design/Elora Arts Council

Bissell Quick Paint Sponsor

Centre Wellington