Kekionga Plein Air Paint Out

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The Fort Wayne Artists Guild and Fort Wayne Museum of Art are hosting the first annual Kekionga Plein Air Paint Out Aug. 25-26.

The event coincides with Taste of the Arts, a festival that attracts more than 25,000 visitors to the arts campus in downtown Fort Wayne.

Participating artists are encouraged to paint at the festival, but may also paint scenes of their choice within Allen County.

Artists must have their canvases stamped before painting, and may submit one stamped and framed painting for judging.

Awards include best of show, $1,000 purchase award by the Fort Wayne Museum of Art. Other awards are: first place $500, second place $300, third place $200 and high school division $100.