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Ohio Plein Air Society’s 20th Annual Competition

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


The Ohio Plein Air Society (OPAS) will be holding its 20th Annual Competition on Sept. 24, 2023, on the grounds of the Mansfield Art Center, 700 Marion Ave, Mansfield.

The concept of “Plein Air” is painting in the open air or outdoors. Plein air artists will be painting for three days prior to the Competition in Richland County.

On Sunday, Sept. 24, 2023, the participating artists will be judged by well-known artist, Valerie Craig. Artists will be competing for prizes and recognition. Awards will be presented at 1:00 p.m.

Open to the public, a “Wet Paint Show & Sale” will also take place on Sunday, Sept. 24, from 10 am – 2 pm.

Artwork of Richland County will be on view and for sale. T

here will be a “Quick Draw Competition” from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Artists will complete an entire painting on location in that time period.

Athena Gyro Express Food Truck will be at the event from 10 a.m. – 2 pm. Baklava, gyros, and more will be available for purchase.

This will be a high-quality art event you won’t want to miss.


September 24
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mansfield Art Center Pavilion
700 Marion Ave.
Mansfield, 44906 United States
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