2017 Harmony Arts Grand Prix Plein Air Challenge

Date: August 5, 2017

Time: 10am to 2pm; as part of the Harmony Arts Festival

Location: 1414 Argyle Avenue, Ambleside Landing, West Vancouver (map)

Costs: $35 +tax; Wine & Cheese reception to follow for artists & jurors


In this traditional Plein Air painting competition, painters must originate, paint, complete and frame a painting that has been created outdoors in just four hours on the grounds around the Ferry Building Gallery and Ambleside Pier. Prizes from Opus will be awarded to the top five artists. Jurors will also select 12 artists who will be invited to continue on to the Paint on the Mountain Plein Air Challenge on August 6th on Cypress Mountain.

Notes: All mediums.accepted. For watercolour: provide a mat board or frame for your work. No glass please. For Oil or Acrylics on board, please provide a frame. Maximum size should be 16″ x 20″ including frame. For canvas, no frame required but it should look finished. Be on site by 9:30 for set-up, no late arrivals accepted.

Participating artists must preregister either in person at the gallery, by phone at 604-925-7270 (course # 39085) or online. Cost: $35 + GST (includes morning coffee & muffins and a wine & cheese reception).


Artists must pre-register at the Ferry Building Gallery or via Online Registration.

Contact the Ferry Building Gallery for details

  • 1414 Argyle Ave, West Vancouver
  • 604-925-7290

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