SELINSGROVE — Artists in some cases obtain beauty where other people see normal sights. Upcoming Saturday, artists will scatter throughout town to capture in oil and ink “the Grove’s” magnificence in the open air.
The Selinsgrove Region Chamber of Commerce and Allen A. Shaffer Coverage will co-sponsor Canvas the Grove, the Initially Yearly Plein Air Competition on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Judging will just take place in “The Gallery Lot” at 204 N. Marketplace St., following to the Selinsgrove Inn, at 12:30 p.m. Children’s art activities will be presented from 10 a.m. to noon.
“We’re fired up about it,” stated Helen Walter, president of the Selinsgrove Space Chamber of Commerce. “There looks to be great fascination from artists.”
Canvas the Grove invitations artists of all ages, talent and experience ranges to develop a “plein air design and style,” image of any location in the downtown Selinsgrove place, giving them an chance to share innovative skills even though competing for hard cash prizes and experiencing the “open air.”
Plein Air artists have to have their canvases stamped and accredited in purchase to qualify for judging. Stamping commences at All Saints Episcopal Church, 129 N. Market St., at 9:30 a.m. Competitors will then have two hours, from 10 a.m. until noon, to generate their artwork in the medium of their selection, no matter if oil, watercolor, pastel, pencil, etc.
There will be at minimum a few judges: Cristi Beeler Nobre da Veiga, art instructor in the Selinsgrove