Pensacola Plein Air Quick-Draw Event **Only**


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Registration is limited to the first 30 applicants. Applicants must complete the registration form below and payments must be received by March 24, 2023 for the Early Bird rate.

The Quick Draw event will be held Saturday, April 1 (rain date Sunday, April 2). All participants in event must sign the Warranty/Liability Statement agreement. If a participant is under the age of 18, a parent or guardian over 18 should sign for the participant. There will be a reception for the public on Sunday, April 2, 2023, where art painted during the Paint-Out will be available for purchase. Registration is limited to the first 30 artists to register.

Quick Draw Rules – Saturday, April 1, 2023 – (Rain Date Sunday, April 2, 2023)

Check-in for the Quick Draw will begin at 8am on April 1 in the East Gallery of Quayside Gallery. Artists may have multiple painting surfaces stamped, however, only one may be submitted for judging. You may use a surface that was stamped for the general Paint Out, but Quick Draw entries will receive a unique stamp.

Works must be painted within the downtown Pensacola area boundary posted on the Event Map. Paintings may be in any 2-D medium (oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, etc.), but must be completed on a stamped surface.

Painting time will be from 9am until 12noon. Completed paintings must be returned to Quayside Gallery no later than 12:30pm for judging. Paintings may be presented unframed on an easel. Framing is optional for the Quick Draw.

Quick Draw Schedule
8am – 9am – Check in and painting surface stamping at Quayside Gallery.
9am – 12 noon – Paint! Make sure to paint within the designated boundaries for the Quick Draw!
12noon – 1230pm – Return artwork to Quayside Gallery and set easel in designated area for judging
1230pm – 1pm – Judging
1pm – Awards announced and prizes presented
1:15pm – Quick Draw Art will be available for sale to the public through Quayside Gallery.

Quick Draw Upgrade

If a participant has registered for the Quick Draw only, they will only display their artwork on the day of the Quick Draw.

If the participant decides that they would like to enter their painting into the general paint-out competition, they can purchase a ‘Quick Draw Upgrade” for an additional $20 onsite at Quayside Gallery.

Got Questions?

Contact Lyn Gill by email at or call or text 251-363-2233