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Ridgely to Host 1st Painting in the Park Plein Air on June 1st

Ridgely to Host 1st Painting in the Park Plein Air on June 1st

On Saturday, June 1st, artists will descend on Ridgely, Maryland for the inaugural Painting in the Park Plein Air competition. The theme will be “Railroad Memorial Park,” and artists will have the idyllic backdrop of historic Ridgely to inspire their painting.

The grand prize for adult submissions is $500. There will also be prizes for the students and children ages 17 and under, which include money and gift cards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd categories.

Paintings must be submitted by 2:00 p.m., and winners will be announced at 3:00 p.m. The registration fee for painters is $25 if received by May 25th, and $35 for registration after. There is no entry fee for children and students under age 17. Paint, brushes and canvas will be supplied by the Ridgely Historical Society.

For more information or to register, please contact Cathy Schwab at 410-991-8225 or mscakel1@aol.com.