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PLEIN AIR ARTISTS INVITED TO GATHER AT YANKTON

9/2/2008
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YANKTON -Yankton Area Arts council invites plein air artists from

South Dakota and the region to set up their easels September 12 and

13, 2008 for a fun-filled week-end of painting and socializing. The

event is open to all artists and there are no charge to artists

except for the optional artists dinners.


According to Yankton Area Arts Council Executive Director and one of

the organizers of the event artist response through pre-registration

has been good. Artists can register Friday or Saturday but if they

plan on attending the artists dinner they should pre-register so the

event coordinators know how many artists to prepare for.


On Saturday September 13, 12-1:30 p.m. Pierre artist Jim Pollock and

Sioux Falls artist Steve Randall will give a program about their

experiences painting on location. Also on Saturday from 4-6 p.m. the

public is invited to meet participating artists at a wet paint show,

sale and artists reception.


The event is open to all artists and anyone interested in

participating should contact Jan Garrity, Yankton Area Arts Council,

E-mail yaa@iw.net or phone: 605-665-9745.

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