EVENT: Artist Reception: 42nd Whiskey Painters of America Exhibition & Art Sale
DATE: September 22, 2023, 5:30 - 7 PM
The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center invites the public to the Artist Reception of its 38th Annual Juried Exhibition
The 42nd Annual Whiskey Painters of America Exhibition & Art Sale, hosted at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center located at 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, will feature the Whiskey Painters of America (WPA), an esteemed organization founded in 1962 at the Tangier Night Club in Akron, Ohio, to advance the art of miniature painting. The exhibition will be on display through October 5, 2023. During the exhibition, attendees are invited to participate in the People's Choice selection process, commencing on August 29th. Voters can choose their favorite paintings, the top three paintings with the most votes will receive an award to be announced during the Artist Reception.
The main gallery will host live Whiskey Painting Demonstrations during the Artist Reception on Friday, September 22, 2023, from 5:30 –7 PM. The public is invited to celebrate the artists while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and drinks at this free event. This exhibition displays the largest collection of Whiskey Paintings for sale in one location in the world. A Whiskey Painting is a watercolor miniature, no larger than 4” x 5” in size and is created by dipping one’s paintbrush in some form of alcoholic spirits instead of water.
Whiskey Paintings are the perfect addition to any home or office and can be purchased during the exhibition for prices ranging from a minimum of $75 to as high as $1,500, with the average selling price between $150 and $300. Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase at a minimum price of $10, providing attendees with the opportunity to win a Whiskey Painting while also contributing to CVAC’s Vibrant Palette Scholarship Fund.
The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center is delighted to bring back its beloved Whiskey Painting Exhibition, which has been a community favorite for years. For updated gallery hours, please visit our website at www.cvART.org.
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