Paint Out Norwich 2018 Judging, Art Awards & Private View

Paint Out Norwich 2015 Gala Private View, Exhibition & Auction - photo by Matt Dartford

The Paint Out Norwich 2018 Private View Art Exhibition and Prize Awards of fresh Norwich-scenes painted or drawn en plein air by several dozen competition artists will be on Wednesday 17th October, 6:30-8:30pm at the Norwich Cathedral Hostry.

See below for tickets and booking at £10 each (£5 for participating artist plus ones) and which include wine, fizz and nibbles. Tickets are also available via the Theatre Royal box office (01603 598676) and there may be limited capacity on the door, but booking online will save time and disappointment.

If you don’t hear back from your online booking before the event please arrive at the door as we will have a bookings checklist to register against, and payment can be made then, if not already done so. Any queries please email us or call 07808 970429.

The competition’s top prizes in several categories and judge’s commendations will also be announced and awarded at the event, along with the opportunity to mingle and converse with the artists, organisers, and sponsors. Both the competition event and the exhibition are juried so as to provide the highest quality artworks completed during the 2-4 hour sessions.

Paint Out Norwich 2018 PV & Awards

Paint Out Norwich 2015 Gala Private View & Auction

PaintOut Norwich Plein Air Art Auction TW Gaze

Paint Out Norwich Gala Auction Event

The Paint Out Norwich 2015 Gala Private View Exhibition (6pm) and live Auction by auctioneers TW Gaze (8pm) of plein air art works from 40 competition artists takes place on Friday 23rd October 2015, 6-10pm at the Norwich Cathedral Hostry.

Tickets are £15 available from the Theatre Royal box office, via the form below (including a 2 for £25 option), or by calling 01603 598676. They include canapés and drinks. Any queries please email us.

The competition top prizes and judges’ commendations will be announced and awarded at the event. Many of the artists will be there to meet and mingle.

Book Auction Tickets (via Theatre Royal)

Paint Out Norwich 2018 PV & Awards

Read about Paint Out Norwich 2014’s art auction and Paint Out Wells 2015’s art exhibition and auction.

Plein Air Art Exhibition

TW Gaze auctioneers of DissThe Paint Out Exhibitions will feature 3-5 canvasses from each of the competing artists and an Auction of one work from each plus any worthy of additional special inclusion at the discretion of the judges and auctioneer, TW Gaze of Diss.

After the auction guests will be able to converse with the artists and organisers, and winning auction bidders will be able to meet the artists who created their purchases.

The winning competition paintings will also be announced and included in the auction, before their big reveal. In this way bidders may unwittingly be bidding on the first prize!


Private View, Auction & Exhibition of over 100 Paint Out Norwich artworks

Mark Cator photo Paint Out Norwich 2014 slice

Private View & Auction Event, 23 October

James Colman and Will Buckley in partnership with The Hostry Festival 2014 and Broadland Wineries invite you to the Private View and Auction of the UK’s first juried entry international en plein air competition on Thursday 23rd October 2014, 7-9:30pm

The Private View Exhibition of up to 100 artworks and Auction of around 30 paintings from Paint Out Norwich 2014 artists will include the selection and announcement of the winning paintings and a short talk by art historian and East Anglia Art Fund (EAAF) director Charlotte Crawley. After the auction attendees will be able to mingle with the artists and organisers, and winning bidders will be able to meet the artists who created their purchases. The auction takes place in the The Hostry at Norwich Cathedral.

TW Gaze auctioneers of DissAuction

The Auction will be conducted by TW Gaze of Diss. One work of art by each artist will be auctioned, additional works of merit including the winning paintings may be included at the discretion of the competition judges.  Two additional works per artist will be selected for the Exhibition, which will run for the duration of the Hostry Festival (Friday 24th October – Sunday 2nd November, 9:30am-4:30pm, daily, closing at midday on Sunday 2nd), where they will also be for sale.

Ticket Availability

Tickets are £12 each and include drinks provided by Paint Out Norwich principal sponsor Broadland Wineries, canapés courtesy of EDP Norfolk Restaurant of the Year winner Brasted’s, and delicious champagne truffles from Booja Booja Truffles and Desserts.

STOP PRESS: Tickets are nearly gone for the auction, view and prize giving event event on Thursday.

You can purchase your ticket via the Theatre Royal Box Office on (01603) 598 676. Please also RSVP to as soon as possible due to limited ticket availability.

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