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ogunquit’s 4th annual perkins cove plein air painting event

Ogunquit is hosting its 4th Annual Plein Air Painting Event in beautiful Perkins Cove:

Saturday, September 7th, 2024 (rain date: Sunday, Sept 8, 2024)

Artist Registration opens May 1, 2024

The 2024 Event Schedule is still being finalized and will be announced later in the spring!

Painting Competition - Ogunquit, Maine's Perkins Cove Plein Air Art Event

Painting Event, en Plein Air

Saturday, September 7th – 9am – 3 pm

Event Judging - Ogunquit, Maine's Perkins Cove Plein Air Art Event

Art Judging- Amateur & Professional

Saturday, September 7th – 2:30pm-3:30pm

Wet Paint Sale - Ogunquit, Maine's Perkins Cove Plein Air Art Event

Wet Paint Sale

Saturday, September 7th – 3:30 pm – 5 pm

About The Judge: Olena Babak

Olena Babak

Our esteemed judge for the Ogunquit, Maine’s 2024 Perkins Cove Plain Air Event is Olena Babek

Olena Babak is an award-winning, classically trained artist, whose landscapes and figurative works can be found in galleries, public and private collections in the U.S. and abroad.

Some of her selected awards: Best of Show in Tilghman and St. Michaels, Easton Plein Air, Best Marine Cape Ann Plein Air, Artists Choice Plein Air Richmond, 1st place Quick Draw & People’s Choice Award Finger Lakes Plein Air, Best Representation of Rockies National Park, 1st place Booth Bay Plein Air and many others.

Her work has been featured in “Plein Air Magazine”, the “Poet’s and Artist’s: 100 Great Drawings,” and the “Classicist” as well as “Strokes of Genius” series.

Visit Olena Babak’s Website

The 4th Annual Plein Air Event will showcase more than 100 plein air painters

Artists will compete for more than $5900 in prizes.

PRIZE CATEGORIES:

Professionals: 1st Place, 2nd Place & 3rd Place, and Amateurs: 1st Place, 2nd Place & 3rd Place

Professional Division Awards

  • 1st place $2000.00
  • 2nd place $1500.00
  • 3rd place $1000.00

Amateur Division Awards

  • 1st place $600.00
  • 2nd place $400.00
  • 3rd place $200.00

PLUS a special amateur award will be given: the David Lussier Gallery of Excellence Award for $250.00.

for your listening pleasure

relax to live music in perkins cove

Make a full day of it! See the artists, dine at a local restaurants, drink-in the salty scenery, and relax to our schedule of live music in Perkins Cove!

Live Music - Ogunquit, Maine's Perkins Cove Plein Air Art Event

Live Jazz in Perkins Cove

Saturday, September 7th, 11am – 5pm

additional events

painting demonstrations & more

Watch this space for news to come!

Painting Demonstration - Ogunquit, Maine's Perkins Cove Plein Air Art Event
Ogunquit Art History - Ogunquit, Maine's Perkins Cove Plein Air Art Event
Ogunquit Art History - Ogunquit, Maine's Perkins Cove Plein Air Art Event
Ogunquit Art History - Ogunquit, Maine's Perkins Cove Plein Air Art Event