Lodi Chamber of Commerce's Paint Lodi 2017

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The Paint Lodi Event:

Enhances Pride and Love of Lodi

Promotes an artistic community

Brings together people of all ages

In the spirit of Plein Air Art, contestants are encouraged to depict a scene of Lodi while in public spaces. The art is then displayed at the Lodi Community Art Center Gallery in Downtown Lodi. Winners will be determined and cash prizes awarded at a ceremony open to the public. Categories will include Downtown Lodi, Greater Lodi, and Lodi Wineries. Three age groups will be offered: Adults, Teens, and Children up to 12.

 
Lodi Arch painting by Lety Nava, Paint Lodi 2016

Lodi Arch painting by Lety Nava, Paint Lodi 2016

How to Enter:

This event is open to all ages. Works are encouraged to be for sale, available for show in November, and created during the plein air period October 13 – 22 on a “Paint Lodi 2017” stamped media. Artwork may be painted, drawn, or in mixed media.

Participants fill out an entry form, pay entry fees, and have their blank canvas or paper date-stamped by the Lodi Art Center during the sign up dates and return finished pieces during the delivery dates.

Rules:

Each artist may submit up to three pieces of art.  Framed size will be no larger than 24X24. All adult entries must be framed & wired for hanging.  Painting on wrap around canvas is acceptable, If sides are painted.  Plein Air painting is encouraged but not required but must be started andcompleted within the 10 day period. Downtown Scene area is between Stockton St and Pleasant Ave and Lodi Ave and Lockeford St.  Other suggestions are Hutchins St Square, Lodi Lake, Lodi Parks, and Churches. Artists must check in with the Lodi Art Center to have media stamped before starting. Completed entry form with $10 for adults and $1 for youth 18 and under for each piece.  Entry forms are available at the Lodi Community Art Center or at blue button above.

Artist on Sacramento street during previous Paint Lodi Event.

Artist on Sacramento street during previous Paint Lodi Event.


Last year's winner.

Last year's winner.

Child artist at Lodi Lake.

Child artist at Lodi Lake.

Paint Lodi art in progress.

Paint Lodi art in progress.

Awards Ceremony

The show will be judged and awards and prizes will be given for 1st and 2nd place winners. Awards will be given at the First Friday Art Hop at the Lodi Art Center on November 3 at 7pm. There will be refreshments for all and prizes for all participating children.

CATEGORIES AND PRIZES:

Adults:

1st $75 2nd $50 each category

Downtown Lodi

Greater Lodi

Lodi Winery

Teens ages 13-17:

1st $40 2nd $20 each category

Downtown Lodi

Greater Lodi

Children 12 and under:

1st $10 gift card 2nd $5 gift card

Favorite Park or School

Downtown or Greater Lodi

Paint Lodi 2017 is possible due to our generous sponsors:

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