29th Annual Grand Prix Plein Air Painting Race

July08
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH) invites you to our 29th Annual Grand Prix Plein Air Painting Race!

Every Friday in July and August, 4 painters in the streets in the streets of Qualicum Beach!

Every year artists from all over Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland come to Qualicum Beach, BC to create art that represents our beautiful community.

The Grand Prix d’Art is a three-hour painting “race” that requires artists to complete a work of art “En Plein Air” (working outside, not in a studio). Each artist is assigned a location in the Town of Qualicum Beach by lottery. The artwork must represent or be inspired by something that is visible from the assigned location. Artists of all levels, experience and mediums are welcome. Modified for COVID19, Artists can paint anytime between 9 am and 2 pm. Artwork is brought back to TOSH to be hung. Afterwards, the artwork will be exhibited in the gallery for display starting September through October.

Upcoming Dates:

  • Friday, July 8
  • Friday, July 15
  • Friday, July 22
  • Friday, July 29
  • Friday, August 5
  • Friday, August 12
  • Friday, August 19
  • Friday, August 26