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Posted 07/04/2018

Proloco Art Competition

Date: 18/08/2018

Time: 8am - 5:30pm

Ticket type: Free

Note: Registration in Arts Centre, between 8am - 11am

A Pro Loco event challenges artists to create a brand-new original piece of art, from scratch, in one day!

Join the artists of S.T.A.G. as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of the art group with this fun and original way to get creative in a plein air event. The objective is to paint a picture in a day from a range of locations suggested by various local groups, including the Tipperary Heritage Office, S.T.A.G. art group and Tipperary County Museum

After dropping by the Arts Centre between 8am and 11am on Saturday 18th August to register, you’ll have until 5:30pm when your completed painting must be returned to the Arts Centre. Painters. Work will be on display from 2pm Monday 20th to Saturday 26th.

The Arts Centre will display the work in a gallery exhibition during Heritage Week (18th-25th August). During the week, the public are encouraged to vote for the painting they feel should win and an independent panel of three judges will award votes to the paintings they judge as 1st, 2nd and 3rd. The combined votes decide on the winning paintings. 

The competition will have 4 separate age groups

  • Under 8
  • Under 12
  • Under 18
  • Adult

There will be an exhibition upstairs of children’s work for a range of age groups from tots to teens.

The winners will be announced at a reception at 3pm on Saturday 25th August. The prizes in all categories will be art materials.