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Shadows-on-the-Teche's Paint Acadiana

Event Dates: March 11th-17th, 2017

Shadows-on-the-Teche invites the public to see artists in action and purchase fine art during its Paint Acadiana plein air (outdoors painting) juried competition.

The 29 artists participating will paint pictures outside in various Acadiana locations from March 11 to March 16, when they will submit their two best works to be judged by artist and instructor Erik Koeppel from Jackson, N.H.

Friday, March 17, the Shadows will host a free paint-out on the plantation's grounds from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. This event is open to artists of all ages and spectators (at 317 E. Main St.). Works produced during the paint-out will be judged by Koeppel and exhibited at the Shadows Visitor Center (320 E. Main St.). The public can buy art at the silent auction and attend the free opening reception for the exhibition of the works submitted by the artists starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Shadows Visitor Center. Competition winners will be announced and prizes awarded at 7 p.m.

Contact Pat Kahle at Shadows@ShadowsOnTheTeche.org or 337-369-6446 for more information.

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