Bluff StrOKES PAINT OUT 2019
See dubuque through artists' eyes!
Sixty plein air (in open air) artists will paint Dubuque scenes Sunday, Oct. 6 - Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. At the end of the week we will display the paintings in historic Steeple Square in downtown Dubuque. We will award $10,000 in prize money and the finished work was ready to sell!
INTERESTED IN PAINTING BLUFF STROKES?
Bluff Strokes Paint Out 2019 will run from Sunday, October 6, to Saturday, October 12. We are targeting February 1 to have our registration form and prospectus available. If you are not on our email list, sign up at the bottom of this page to ensure you receive timely notice. Due to increasing interest, we will be developing a new protocol for acceptance.
Artist Schedule - tba
Award Structure - tba
Participating Artists - tba
Watch the artists; come to our sales!
Bluff Strokes 2019 will run October 6 to 12. Watch for more information in this space. For planning, our sales will be:
Friday Patron Preview Party (6 to 9 pm). Admission cost TBA.
Saturday Public Sale (9 am to 6 pm).
Sales will again take place at Steeple Square, 15th and White Streets.
Participating Artists - TBA
Public Events - TBA
Our 2018 Juror - greg Summers
Bluff Strokes HOME base - Steeple Square
A Dubuque icon since 1867, the former home of St. Mary’s Parish is being restored as a community and event center. Steeple and stained glass windows restoration are in progress. The former church, now the Steeple Square Community Event Center, will be home base for Bluff Strokes.
Special 2018 Guest - Rose Frantzen
Demo and Critique for artists - Wednesday evening
Rose's demo and critiques were the highlight of the week for many artists.