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Entry Fees & Awards

Register Online for Carmel on Canvas 2021
Please click below to sign up (please note processing fees do apply):


> Click here for a printable PDF registration form.

On-site registration begins at Indiana Design Center, 200 S. Range Line Road, Carmel, IN 46032, starting Friday, September 17th at 8:30 a.m.

CARMEL ON CANVAS PLEIN AIR PAINT OUT - SEPTEMBER 17, 18 & 19
Carmel on Canvas Plein Air Paint Out provides artists with two days of plein air painting in the Carmel Arts & Design District. There are 4 divisions; professional, non-professional, teen and children. There will be more than $13,000 in total prizes.

Friday, September 17th
> 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. - All Day Plein Air Paint Registration & Canvas Stamping
Indiana Design Center, 200 S. Range Line Road, Carmel, IN 46032


Saturday, September 18th
QUICK PAINT – Carmel Farmers Market
Registration & Check-in at Carmel Farmers Market, 5 Center Green, Carmel, IN 46032
> 8 – 9 a.m. – Quick Paint Registration & Canvas Stamping
Carmel Farmers Market, 5 Center Green, Carmel, IN 46032
> 9 a.m. – Quick Paint Starts
> 10:30 a.m. – Quick Paint painting must be turned in at judging tent
> 10:30 – 11 a.m. – Quick Paint “Community Choice” Judging, Awards to Follow

ALL DAY PLEIN AIR PAINT
> 8:30 a.m. – noon – Registration & Canvas Stamping
Indiana Design Center, 200 S. Range Line Road, Carmel, IN 46032
> 4 – 5 p.m. – Plein Air Painting must be turned in at judging tent
Artists’ Lane – Main & 2nd Ave. NW
ARTWORK WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED BETWEEN 4 & 5 p.m.
> 5 p.m. – All Day Plein Air Reception and Public Viewing
> 6 p.m. – Tents Closed for Judging
> 6:30 p.m. – All Day Plein Air Award Ceremony
> 8 p.m. – Tent Closed (all paintings must be picked up)


Sunday, September 19th
CARMEL ON CANVAS ART FAIR*
> noon – 4 p.m.
Artists’ Lane – Main & 2nd Ave. NW
Free – Bring own 10 x 10 Tent

*Registered Carmel on Canvas All Day Plein Air artists are eligible to sell their art at the Carmel on Canvas Art Fair. There are a limited number of spots available – first come, first served.
PLEASE NOTE:Artists may show only their own art. Please provide your own 10' x 10' tent, easels and displays for your art. Artists may begin set-up on Sunday at 10 a.m.; however, artists are responsible for their own items.

Please see Entry Fees & Awards page for more information and to register for the Carmel on Canvas Art Fair.

Carmel on Canvas Creative Kids Zone
Saturday, September 18th, noon – 3 p.m.
Do you know of a young, budding artist? Come visit us at the Carmel on Canvas Creative Kids Zone! We have two locations available for some kid-friendly art fun. The Creative Kids Zone is FREE to the public.

Kids Zone locations:
Magdalena Gallery of Art, 27 East Main Street, #100, Carmel
The Carmel Art Council’s Children’s Art Gallery, 40 West Main Street, Carmel

Purchase Awards
Carmel on Canvas artists have the opportunity to compete for Purchase Awards by painting the sponsoring business’ establishment and winning the listed monetary prize. Purchase Awards paintings are not included in the Plein Air Paint Out Awards entry or prize money, only Purchase Award prize money. Winners will be chosen on Saturday night.

Bazbeaux Pizza
Hotel Carmichael
Indiana Design Center
Scott Osborne Sculpture at Carmel-Clay Historical Society Depot - "Scott's Butterfly"

> Click here for a printable PDF registration form.

Form

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See the 2018 event page by clicking here

See the 2017 event page by clicking here.

See the 2016 event page by clicking here.


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