Craven Arts Council & Gallery Plein Air Competition

New Bern

Plein Air New Bern is an event to showcase the beauty, history, and unique qualities of New Bern, NC through the timeless and elegant medium of plein air painting. Twenty five artists will be invited to stay in New Bern for a six day painting competition with juried awards and sales opportunities, culminating in a Collector’s Sale and Gala. This inaugural event will take place May 11th-16th, and will offer artists numerous breathtaking locations to complete original works. Artists’ daily completed works will be displayed in the Main Gallery at Bank of the Arts, a 1,200 square foot exhibition space housed in a turn of the century former bank building in the downtown area. 

Friday, January 10, 2020