AIS Impressions Small Works Showcase
Best of Show - $4000 cash funded by AIS
2nd Place - $2500 cash funded by AIS and Art Cantina Premium Teacher Profile
3rd Place - $1500 cash funded by AIS
Southwest Art Award of Excellence - ½ pg ad award
American Art Collector Award of Excellence - ½ page ad award
Fine Art Connoisseur Award of Excellence - ½ page ad award
AIS Master Award of Excellence - $1000 cash funded by AIS
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, March 10th (All of these events are free to AIS members and one guest)
9:30am to 11:30am - Panel Discussion - featuring Peggi Kroll-Roberts, AISM, John Cosby,
1pm to 2:30pm - "Creating an Acrylic Painting in Just Over an Hour"
2:30pm to 3:00pm - "Introduction to the California Impressionists"
4:00pm to 5:00pm - Irvine Museum Tour and Talk with Museum Director Jean Stern
6:00 to 8:00 pm - Group Demos at Randy Higbee Gallery - The PORTRAIT SKETCH !
Saturday, March 11th
WORKSHOPS - A variety of Plein Air and Workshops scheduled throughout the event
The Ayres Hotel
325 Bristol St, Costa Mesa California
A 10% discount will be applied to your stay. Use the link below:
We recommend flying in to John Wayne Airport in Orange County (airport code SNA) which is minutes from the hotel and gallery. You can also check Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), however it can be a considerable drive depending on traffic.
SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS (For Accepted Artists Only)
February 21 – March 1, 2017 - Ship work to gallery
Package your paintings well. We will reuse your original packing for the return.
MasterPak and Airfloat Systems containers are recommended. We have a short window of
1. IDENTIFICATION TAG - Attach to back of artwork (Accepted Work Only).