Paint Out Wells-next-the-Sea 2017 Plein Air Art Competition

The dates for the Paint Out Wells-next-the-Sea Plein Air juried entry art competition this year are 15-17 September 2017. Submissions for Wells-next-the-Sea remain open until our artists quota is filled so to have the best chance of being selected please enter at the earliest opportunity.

If selected, there is a £30-£60 participation fee. There is a £10 jury selection admin fee for new artists only, previously selected artists are not subject to this fee.

To enter, please provide the following information:

  • Your name, postal and email address and contact telephone number
  • A short biography of around 250 words and CV of any awards, prizes, shows etc.
  • 3-5 high-resolution images (300dpi) in either JPG or PNG format, up to 2MB in size each
  • A link to your website or a site on which your work is displayed
  • Agree to the Rules and Regulations Read the Rules!
  • Complete the online application form, paying attention to required fields marked *
  • Any issues filling in the form, call 07808 970429 or email for help
Paint Out Wells-next-the-Sea 2017 Submissions
Select which Wells-next-the-Sea Paint Out event(s) you are available for
Your first name
Your family/surname
Your website or a site where your work is displayed (include http:// before
Artist\'s or personal facebook page where you share your art
Your Instagram profile name (if you have one)
Your @Twitter profile name (if you have one)
Image size: Horizontal images should have a width of 1000-1600 pixels, and vertical images should have a height of 800-1200 pixels or so. Resolution no greater than 300 dpi, max image size suggested 1-2MB as 10MB is the total max for all images via form submission. You can use to edit your photo sizes (use pro settings to adjust to exact dimensions) Format: Images can be in a .jpg, or png format. File size limitation: Save your images with as little compression as possible (i.e. choose the best quality) while maintaining a file size less than 2 MB for each image. File name: Please use the surname, title of the work, and year completed. Example: \"Artist, The Blue Boat, 2015\"
Please supply as PDF, TXT or Word doc/x a minimum 250 word description of your artistic style, experience, any notable awards or achievements, and reason for wanting to take part. (You can also send this is in an email to
Required if under 35, Optional if not!
Please tick here to acknowledge that you have read the Rules & Regulations and agree to abide by them

Paint Out™ is a multi-faceted event aiming to redefine en plein air art practice. Our core event is the premier juried en plein air competition in the United Kingdom, celebrating the talents of national and international artists to a wide and growing audience in the heart of medieval Norwich and picturesque Norfolk.


James Colman’s Paint Out

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