The Bluff Blue Door Gallery in Akron, along with local artist Lizzi Aronhalt, is seeking 2-D artists in the Northeast Ohio region to participate in a plein air event focused on the city Akron. Artists are invited to create an original artwork “en plen air” on September 30th to be displayed a the Bluff Blue Door Gallery during Akron’s Third Thursday event on October 19th. The vision of this event is to create a body of work by local artists that celebrates the beauty found in the city of Akron. This inaugural “Blue Door Plein Air” event will hopefully be the first of many.
September 30th, 9:00 a.m.- Artists will meet at The Bluff Blue Door Gallery for a lite breakfast and a send off for the day. at 4:30 artists will re-convene for refreshments, a bonfire and a mini-critique with fellow artists. Artists may choose to leave completed works at Bluff or take them to complete before the opening.
October 14th: 10:00 a.m -2:00 p.m. Artists drop off of completed artwork to the gallery (artwork must be appropriately framed and wired for hanging.)
Ocotber 19th: 5:00-9:00 p.m. Blue Door Plein Air Show at the Bluff Blue Door Gallery during Akron’s Third Thursday Event.
This event is free and open to artists who work with 2-D media. Artists may choose to have their work for sale or not, and will handle sales personally. No commission will be taken by the gallery.
Please use this form to register for the event by September 25th: