A two-week painting festival hopes to capture the
beauty of our area .
while also sparking an interest in the arts.
The fourth annual 'Between the Bluffs' Plein plen
Air Painting Festival begins on Saturday.
Aspiring painters can meet at designated locations
and paint the landscape using the 'plein plen air'
Those who participate in the painting will be eligible
for prize money .
and can sell their work at the exhibition at the end
of the festival.
Organizers say the event is a chance for people to
explore their interest in art in a non-intimidating
We're putting the artists together with the community
and making that connection, that doesn't always happen.
A lot of times people maybe don't feel as comfortable
going into a gallery or going to a big art show or
something like that.
But this is very approachable art.
For a list of dates and locations for the painting
you can go to 'between the bluffs dot com.'
The Festival-ending Exhibition and Sale will take
place on Saturday, September 24th .
from 6 to 9 p-m .
and is free and open to the public.