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Plein Air Quick Draw Artist Registration

Online Registration is Closed


The ‘Plein Air in the Smokies’ Quick Draw Competition & Art Sale is an immersive experience for both artists and spectators. The art festival is part of the week-long Plein Air in the Smokies event in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

The Plein Air Quick Draw will take place in Downtown Maryville, Saturday, October 1st, 2022, 9am-11am. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Artists paint ‘en plein air’ within the Quick Draw Boundary from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Judging will take place at 11:30 a.m. The art sale will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Greenbelt Pavilion. Friends of the Smokies will receive a 45% commission of artwork sold to benefit Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

The Quick Draw is open to any registered artist over the age of 14. Mediums accepted are watercolor, oil, pastel, and acrylic.

Registration Fee: $30

Before Registering…

Get the details and review Competition Rules HERE.

You can register here or download & print the form, mail to: Friends of the Smokies, PO Box 1660, Kodak, TN 37764. For day-of registration, you can print and bring the form to the registration table at Jack Green Park between 7:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m.

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