TICKETS SOLD OUT.
Saturday August 26, 2017, From 10 AM to 2 PM.
Doors open to participants to Main Gallery at 9.30 AM. Contest winners announced at 3:00 PM. Oil sketches can be viewed by the general public from 2:30 PM to 3:30PM.
Sponsored by the SCNY Program Committee.
Participation is limited to 40 artists.
PRIZES: $1,500.00 in Cash Prizes
Click HERE for participant tickets, available online only. No walk-ins will be permitted. No refunds will be given if unable to attend after registering. You do not have to submit your Artwork to be judged for prizes.
Price $40.00 per person - Open to all SCNY Club members, artists, and ateliers.
Only 40 spots available–reservations required on a first come first serve basis. No turpentine allowed only odorless mineral spirits or non-toxic, odorless turpentine substitute.
MODELS: Male and female portrait models will be positioned in different parts of the main gallery. Each model will hold a single pose for three and a half hours (breaking every 20 minutes for five minutes).
EASELS: Artists can bring their own pochade box, and/or easel setups. Limited number (8) of easels available. If you require an easel, please contact Alexander Katlan at (718) 445-7458 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LOTTERY FOR OIL SKETCHING SPOTS: Upon entering the Main Gallery, each artist will draw a number and proceed to that spot for one of the three models.
Reservations: LIMITED 40 Spots available.
Tickets purchased in advance required: $40.00
Click Here for advanced tickets.
No Tickets will be sold at the Door.
FIRST CASH PRIZE: $1,000.00
PURCHASE PRIZE FOR THE BEST OIL PORTRAIT SKETCH-
The Oil Sketch will enter permanently the Salmagundi Club Art Collection
Subject to SCNY Board of Directors approval.
SECOND CASH PRIZE: $500.00
ART JURY: Three Distinguished members of the N.Y. Metropolitan Art Scene
Acting Salmagundi Club President Elizabeth Spencer
Former Salmagundi President Claudia Seymour
Director of the Florence Academy of Art N.J. Jordan Sokol
Cash prizes made possible through the generous donations of Tim Newton, Elizabeth Spencer, Claudia & Mark Seymour, Dorothy & Guy Wiggins, John & Eloise Morehouse, Mohammed & Bonnie Yousuf, Alexander Katlan, Roger Rossi, Carole Teller, Patricia Wynne, Anthony Almeida, George Short, Bill Keena, Richard Rosenblatt, Debbie Wells, Bonnie Seiler, Joan Marie Palmer, Jeffrey & Debra Friedkin, Todd M.Casey, and Mitch Kahn.
Pictured: Artwork by Stephen Bauman.