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A "Plein Air" painting competition for artists

4 miles of streamway split into "painting zones" with music and fun all along the way.

Painting En Plein Air

Painting on location along Brush Creek at the Nelson Atkins Art Gallery, and Sculpture Gardens.

Summer in the City

Along the Southern edge of the Country Club Plaza flows Brush Creek along tree lined parkways.

Frank A Theis Park

Fountains and Statuary are abundant along the entire course of Brush Creek.

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  • We are excited to announce the dates for the 3rd annual BCAW, Sept 12, 13, & 14
  • 3 Quick Paints, 3 live bands, 3 more times the fun!

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Brush Creek Streamway has been divided into 4 zones for painting. Click for details.

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Join us in the 2nd Annual Brush Creek Art Walk (a plein air painting competition) Click to get registered

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A few things for all the artists to know before grabbing paints and easel and heading out. Click to read more.

 

A Fine Arts Extravaganza

the visual arts meet the performing arts, meet the masses.

 

Artists painting, musicians performing, bands playing in the...

... Third Annual Brush Creek Art Walk: A Painting Competition

Join some of the best artists the region has to offer as they compete along the newly renovated Brush Creek Parkway. An almost continous trail of lush tree lined walks, fountains, and scultptures stretching over 4 miles from East to West.

 

"Three Quick Paints" with purchase award

 

For years Brush Creek has cut it's pathway through the lush grounds surrounding the Country Club Plaza, and the Nelson Atkin's Museum and Art Gallery, the last link is being placed this year connecting East and West. Be a part of what hopes to become a tradition of the arts in Kansas City with the Brush Creek Art Walk: A Painting Competion.

 

4 Painting zones, prizes given in each zone.

 

From Sunrise to Sunset artists will be painting live on site for a chance to exhibit and sell at the Bruce R Watkin's Cultural Center. This is a juried competition for the work created at the BCAW: Painting Competition.

 

 

BRUSH CREEK ART WALK: a painting competition

Sept 12, 13, 14, 2013

Everyone is invited to attend, but it's the artists winning the awards!
Come out and walk the newly completed, nearly 4 miles of walkways along Brush Creek while musicians play and painters paint. 3 days of art along the streamway, and though the artists will be taking home the prize money, everyone wins with the top paintings selected by a top juror TBA on display and for sell at the Bruce R Watkin's Cultural Center.

Painters will have three days to complete paintings on-site along the creek.  Artists will enter their finished paintings for a chance to show in the Gallery of Art at the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Center.

2014 Juror: Tim Ward, Ward & Ward Fine Art Framing and Gallery

 


ART OPENING RECEPTION

Sept 26, 2014
5pm - 7:30 pm Bruce R Watkin's Cultural Center 
The public is invited to view the Juried Paintings of Brush Creek on display.
Prizes will be awarded to winning artists and paintings will be for sale.

 

 

 

 

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Brush Creek Art Walk 

Sponsored by:   

ArtsKC: The Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City

Kansas City Missouri Parks & Recreation

Shook, Hardy, & Bacon; L.L.C.

The Missouri Valley Impressionist Society

Missouri Bank

 

Founded by:   

Anne Garney,  artist  www.annegarneypaintings.com

Patricia Gray, yoga instructor, poet www.louisescaveatkitchen.com

R Gregory Summers, artist  www.rgregorysummers.com

Steve Lampone, and Heidi Downer,  Kansas City Mo. Parks &  Recreation, www.kcparks.org
 

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Webmaster: R. Gregory Summers

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