Waterworks Visual Arts Center
Paint NC
Charlotte Plein Air Painters
Onslow Outdoor Painting Society (OOPS!)
Plein Air Carolina is a organization of amateur and professional
painters. Plein Air is literally painting in the open air. Membership is open to all interested
Artists have the opportunity to
paint in a variety of locations, the security of
working together and enjoy the companionship of
fellow painters. It is an opportunity for all  members to grow
There are no officers, regular meetings or
Friday is the designated painting day but on occasions, another day may be designated. Artists need not be “Plein
Air” artists, or have plein air experience to be members. Plein Air Carolina is sponsored by the Waterworks Visual
Arts Center.

Plein Air Carolina
To become a member, simply give your email address to:
Emails are sent to artists detailing
the location and time of the weekly paint out.

Plein Air Carolina is sponsored by the Waterworks Visual Arts Center.
First Place Winner
NC Open Plein Air Paint Out
Aaron Johnson
Second Place Winner
NC Open Plein Air Paint Out
Scott Boyle
Third Place Winner
NC Open Plein Air Paint Out
Lawrence Rudalech
Second Annual!


Friday through Sunday, August 12-14, 2016.
Entry fee: $25.00, Students, $5.00.

Awards: First, $1000.00, Second, $500.00 and
Third, $250.00 + Special Awards and Honorable

Judge: Chad Smith, Durham, NC

Sign up on line:  
www.waterworks.org, and go to
"NC Open Plein Air"

Register on site, beginning at 6 AM on August 12,
13 or 14 at the Waterworks Visual Arts Center,
123 East Liberty Street, Salisbury, NC 28144.
hecks preferred, made out to Plein Air Carolina.

There you will receive information about the sites,
the county, maps, and favors.

You must have your canvases stamped at
registration before you paint.

We have 18 marvelous sites throughout the county
for you to select from. Photos from
some sites are shown below.

Artists are to deliver a maximum of three
paintings, framed, wired and ready for hanging to
the F&M Trolley Barn, 125 East Liberty Street,
Salisbury, NC 28144
no later than NOON,
SUNDAY, August 14.

Judging will occur from 12 Noon to 2 PM.

Reception for artists, sponsors and guests from 2
PM to 4 PM, Sunday, August 14, 2016.
The Hall House
Old Stone House
The Bullhole
Rowan Museum
Morgan Ridge Winery
Catawba College Chapel
Dunn's Mountain
Salisbury Depot
Historic Gold Hill
NC Transportation Museum
Old Presbyterian Tower
Downtown Salisbury
Realty, Inc.
Exhibit title: "Painting in All Directions  -  
Rowan County"

The Rowan County Library will host an
exhibit of plein air paintings, which will
hang in the Lobby and The Gallery at the
Library on Fisher St, Salisbury, NC.

Start date: 1 June 2016         
End date: 30 June 2016

Deadline: 19 May 2016 - no
Take in:   31 May 20016  10 am -12am  
Pick up:    30 June 2016   10 am -12am
*All artists who have painted at the PAC
Friday paint outs, between 31 May 2015 to
31 May 2016, are eligible and invited to
* Maximum paintings each artist may
submit is five.
* The theme  of the exhibit is rural
landscapes and/ or architecture of Rowan
County. No paintings of Salisbury City will
be accepted, as this was the theme of the
2015 library exhibit.

* The required sizes, Including Frame, are  
8 × 10 to 20 × 24.

Wire hangers only, no sawtooth hangers.

* There will be a charge of $1, payable at
take in, to defray wall card printing cost.

* Art may not be removed until exhibit
ends and must be checked off the inventory
at pick up.
List the price on request, it will be listed on
the inventory list located at the library's
front desk.

The library cannot sell the art, the buyer
will contact the artist. Be aware that the
library cannot be responsible for the art
even though it will be watching over it.

This exhibit will be publicized in at least
seven venues. The artists are encouraged to
promote the exhibit also.

There will be a People's Choice Award
certificate presented by the Rowan
Library.  All are invited to view the exhibit
and vote.