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Paint Out

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 July 13 & 14, 2023

Welcoming all artists at all levels & ages!
For two days, come paint the beaches, parks, vistas & local attractions that Charlevoix offers.


Wet Paint SALE & Reception
with cash awards on July 14th, 2022 5-7pm. 

JUROR: announced soon!



  • REGISTER ONLINE by July 8 or call 231-547-3554. 

  • Artist Registration is $40, or $30 for members. Registration also includes Quick Draw entry

  • Check-in Thursday morning 8 - 10am at CCA, have blank canvases or paper stamped before beginning work. 

  • Artists may paint anywhere within Charlevoix zip code.

  • CCA is artist "rest stop" for water, restrooms & framing in lower art studio.

  • All work must be created from start to finish between July 13 & 14, 2023. 

  • Artists may submit up to 3 pieces (2 from Paint Out and 1 from Quick Draw event, or 3 from Paint Out) for judging at Wet Paint Sale. Cash prizes will be awarded.

  • Artwork must be completed and ready to hang on Friday, July 14 by 4pm. Awards and Wet Paint Sale Reception will take place on front lawn (under tent) of CCA.

  • All work must be for sale. Artist retains 60% of sale of their work.

  • Artists will have option to leave their work at CCA for the Summer Salon show to maximize sales.

  • Event proceeds regardless of weather.


Thursday, July 13, 2023


  • Quick Draw takes place in downtown Charlevoix’s East Park.

  • Artist check-in and stamp from 4-5pm (look for Circle of Arts registration table in East Park)

  • Quick Draw is from  5-7pm, artists may work anywhere in East Park, including the Marina area.

  • 1 piece may be submitted, does not have to be framed.

  • Submissions must be turned in at Circle of Arts’ table in East Park by 7:15pm; Artwork will be displayed in East Park during band concert, from 7-9pm .

  • People’s Choice Award voting will take place from 7-9pm for cash award!

  • All work must be for sale. Artist will retain 60% of sale of their work.

  • This event is included with Paint Out registration, no additional entry fee required.


To register, please fill out information below and click Submit & Pay in order to enter payment info.
QUICK DRAW on Thursday, July 13

We look forward to creating fun memories with artists, patrons, and new friends! 


More information:


Phone:  231-547-3554

2022 AWARDS:

1st PLACE - Robert Perrish

2nd PLACE - Bruce Neville
3rd PLACE - Lori Feldpausch

Calvin Kemppainen
Nancy Maas

Nancy Nordloh Neville
Joanne Princinsky

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