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Paint the Town Lexington Cityscapes


  • Eagerly anticipated by artists and community alike, join us for Lexington's 5th outside painting extravaganza on Saturday, June 30th,2018.
  • Stroll around and see over 50 artists who have chosen their own favorite spot to create a streetscape of downtown Lexington, capturing its character, color and historic charm. 
  • Watch plein aire artists in action during the day as they work away at their easels in different media to created original images all within a six block walkable downtown radius.
  • Sometimes artists choose the same spot and yet each will have a different  painterly style or medium!  
  • Maps will be available at ArtsPlace, 161 North Mill Street, to help locate favorite artists as well as discover new ones.
  • Artists will paint the town from 8:00am - 2:00pm.  
  • But plan to come back at 6:00pm and enjoy the exhibition of all their work that will be hung and displayed at ArtsPlace.
  • Curated by Becky Atkinson Alley.
  • There will be an Artists' Reception open to the public 6:00 - 9:00pm with hors d'oeuvres, wine, and live music.
  • In addition to "Best in Show" and 2nd and 3rd Place Awards there will also be a "People's Choice".  So come and vote for your own personal favorite!
  • All exhibited works will be for sale and will remain on display at ArtsPlace through the following Gallery Hop on July 20, 2018.
  • A percentage of sales will given as a scholarship to a SCAPA high school graduate planning a career in arts.
  • Support local artists!

Stroll through downtown on  Satruday morining, June 30th. and look for me and over 50 plein aire artists as we paint in the downtown area.   We will paint in the morning and then frame and hang our works in the gallery at Artsplace, 161 N. Mill Street.  A judged exhibition and reception will feature all of our works, and reception tickets can be purchased and used toward the purchase of a painting.  I look forward to seeing you there!