03 May Paint Paonia
Photography Contest: Saturday September 9
Show opening: Thursday September 21
Blue Sage Center for the Arts
This year the Blue Sage’s annual plein air painting competition, Paint Paonia, will be once again be masquerading as a photography competition cleverly named, Picture Paonia. The competition is open to all Western Slope photographers. Registered photographers will have twelve hours on Saturday, September 9 to photograph a local scene within a two-mile radius of the Blue Sage Center for the Arts, and then return to the Blue Sage to have their image verified. Once the image is verified, the photographer will return the printed and framed images for judging on Tuesday Sept 19. All the images will be on display in the Gallery starting Thursday, September 21 and available for purchase. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place images will receive cash awards. A “People’s Choice” award will be given by gallery visitors. To register and get more information, visit www.bluesage.org or call 970.527.SAGE or stop by the Blue Sage Center for the Arts at 226-228 Grand Avenue, Paonia.