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Local Color 2019 Exhibit and Sale
July 19 - July 21
The Local Color Art Show and Sale is a prestigious, annual art show and sale sponsored by Working Artists Forum (WAF), held during Plein Air Easton Art Competition and Festival. Plein Air Easton draws people from all over Maryland and the U.S. to Easton during this event.
This exhibit and sale, from July 19 through July 21, is held in the Crystal Ballroom of the historic Tidewater Inn, located at 101 East Dover Street, and features paintings of two-dimensional art in acrylic, watercolor, oil and pastel.
Local Color is open exclusively to artists of the Delmarva Peninsula (Delaware, Maryland, Virginia) and WAF members. Artists in this exhibit have been juried into the show. This year’s Judge, Tim Bell, is Grand Prize Winner of Plein Air Easton 2018. This year’s Juror was Aimee Erickson, Second Place Winner and Best New Artist of Plein Air Easton 2018.
The opening ceremony, open to the public, is at noon on July 19 with announcements of the winners chosen by Tim Bell.
In addition, WAF offers a number of demonstrations by notable plein air painters throughout the weekend. All demonstrations are free and are held at the Tidewater Inn. The demonstration schedule is:
Friday, July 19
Tim Bell • 1-3 p.m.
Zufar Bikbov • 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 20
Mark Shasha • 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Aimee Erickson • 5-7 p.m.
Sunday, July 21
Qiang Huang • 9-11 a.m.
Kim VanDerHoek • Noon-2 p.m.
Artists will also be painting outside the Tidewater Inn. Enjoy watching them work before visiting the show in the Crystal Ballroom. Show hours are Friday, July 19, from noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, July 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit www.workingartistsforum.com for more information on WAF and Local Color.