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Paint Grand Traverse 2019 Quick Draw Competition

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Quick Draw is an exciting, two-hour competition for plein air painters working on location at Crystal Mountain. 100 artists will compete for cash awards, followed by the chance to purchase original works of art celebrating the Northern Michigan landscape by area artists as well as artists from across the country. Stop by for food, drinks, live-music and a celebration of creativity.


Guests and artists attending the Paint Grand Traverse Quick Draw Competition receive 10% off their overnight lodging. Please mention that you are with the Grand Traverse Quick Draw Competition or use Group Code 4689R3. Call  (855) 955-5146 for great rates!


1-3pm: Artist Check-In

3-5pm: Watch artists painting live at select areas throughout Crystal Mountain and the Michigan Legacy Art Park.

5-6:30pm: Live music and refreshments

6:30pm: Awards Presentation

6:45-8:30pm: Quick Sale

Artists: Learn more about how to register, awards and more »


Presented by Crooked Tree Art Center, Crystal Mountain and Michigan Legacy Art Park.

Free chairlift rides courtesy of Make It Benzie.

Pint Sized Participant Paint Out

Children of all ages and their parents can take part in their own paint out. Join the Crooked Tree Art Center and Crystal Mountain in creating a unique watercolor landscape. Held on the Lodge Lawn, near the Crystal Clipper from 1:30-2:30pm.

$10 per person includes design and all materials. 

Space is limited. Register at the Park at Water’s Edge 888-968-7686 ext. 7000.

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