The 17th Annual American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition will be held September 29th through October 30th, 2016, at Howard Mandville Gallery, 120 Park Lane, Ste #D, in Kirkland, Washington. This year over $60,000 in cash and merchandise awards will be pre-sented, including $12,000 cash award for Best of Show.
The 2016 exhibition will feature 140 juried paintings which represent some of the best works of American Impressionism being produced today. An additional 20 paintings by AIS Masters, Officers and Founders will also be included in the exhibition.
The opening reception will be held on Thursday, September 29th, from 5 to 8pm at Howard/ Mandville Gallery. The 2016 Judge of Awards will be AIS Master artist Calvin Liang. Mr. Li- ang will also be giving a painting demonstration on Friday, September 30th from 6-8pm.
In conjunction with this event, on Saturday, October 1st, an all member plein air paint out will take place along the shores of Lake Washington in downtown Kirkland. The day will start with a painting demonstration by Northwest artist Ned Mueller. Members will spend the day creating works en plein air. The pieces will then be displayed and offered for sale back at the gallery starting at 4pm.
The City of Kirkland Cultural Arts Commission American Art Collector
Fine Art Connoisseur
Southwest Art Magazine
This event is sponsored in part by:
For more information, images of paintings or interviews please contact: Howard/Mandville Gallery
(425) 889-8212 or firstname.lastname@example.org
About the American Impressionist Society, Inc.
In 1998, Florida artists William Schultz, Charlotte Dickinson and Marjorie Bradley of Vero Beach, and Pauline Ney of Ellenton, founded the American Impressionist Society, Inc. with the following mission: “To promote the appreciation of American Impressionism through exhibi- tions, workshops, videos and other media.”
Memberships are open to American Impressionist artists who are US residents. AIS Masters are selected carefully, are nationally known and considered to be leaders in the art community.
For more information visit www.americanimpressionistsociety.org.