Plein Air Art Fest
Tonganoxie Plein Air Art Fest
Plein Air Paint: September 30th-Saturday October 3rd, 2021
SATURDAY OCTOBER 2ND FESTIVAL HOURS 10:00am-5:30pm
Main Festival Day: Saturday October 2nd, 2021 - DEADLINE TO REGISTER AS A FINE ART VENDOR IS SEPTEMBER 15TH, 2021!!
YOU CAN REGISTER AS A PLEIN AIR COMPETITOR NOW THROUGH SEPTEMBER 29TH ONLINE OR IN PERSON THE DAY OF COMPETITION.
Come Join us for our second annual Plein Air Art Fest.
Enjoy meeting artists, watch the paint out competitions, food trucks, street performers, fine art booths and more.
2021 Street Performance Line up
Plein Air artists of all mediums will compete in 10 different paint outs for a total of $3,100.00 in prizes. These competitions will take place from Thursday evening, September 30th through Sunday morning, October 3rd. On Saturday, October 2nd the streets of Tonganoxie will be lined with fine art booths displaying and selling their artwork. Originals and prints will be available to fit within any collector's budget. Art mediums will include paintings, pottery, jewelry, woodworking, and more. Performing artists will entertain all day. Enjoy the classical bluegrass of No Bow Tie. Be amazed by magician and escape artist August Gilbreath. Be astonished by stunt woman and sideshow performer Martika Daniels. And get your taste buds satisfied by the food trucks and local restaurants participating in the Festival.
We are still taking applications for plein air artists who want to compete in the competitions. The fee to compete in all ten competitions is only $40.00 total. Artists will also be able to sell the works they create during the competition in our art gallery. TAC will retain a 20% commission on the Plein Air art sales sold in the gallery. All artists and art mediums are welcome from beginners to professionals.
We still have space for art vendors. The art vendors are juried, but will include all forms of artistry from painting to woodworking to glassblowing to pottery, etc. We will not accept craft booths or resale merchandise booths. If your application is denied, you will be refunded your application fee. The application fee for a 12' x 12' booth is $40.00. You will need to provide your own canopy tent, tables, chairs, display booths, etc. Apply below.
The deadline to register as a fine art booth is SEPTEMBER 15th, 2021. The deadline to register online as a plein air competitor is September 29th, 2021. You can register in person on the days of the competitions.
This Event is Sponsored by the Tonganoxie Arts Council, Inc., a 501(c)(3) corporation.
Fine Art Vendors
Kid Art Activities
Kid Art Activities
No Bow Tie
Full Event Guide
The Tonganoxie Arts Council is now taking registration for Plein Air Artists. Please complete the form below and submit your $40.00 registration fee. Each artist will receive a guide at registration with instructions on where to paint etc.
Become a Vendor
The Tonganoxie Arts Council is now taking registration for vendors. Please complete the form below and submit your $40.00 booth fee. This is a juried event. Should you not be chosen your $40.00 fee will be returned to you.
Don't forget to email your pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org
THE FOOD TRUCK REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.
THE FOOD TRUCK REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. PLEASE KEEP US IN MIND FOR NEXT YEAR'S FESTIVAL, OCTOBER 8TH, 2022. THE FOOD TRUCK SPOTS FILL UP QUICKLY!