deadline January 19, 2024

Camden on Canvas 2024 seeks artists

Tue, 11/21/2023 - 5:00pm

    CAMDEN — Camden on Canvas is an annual plein air painting fundraiser for the Camden Public Library. Over the weekend of July 19-21 twenty artists will work on location to paint Midcoast Maine, building up to a live auction where each artist submits one newly finished painting.

    Artists receive 50% of the sale price, with the other 50% being a donation to support the Camden Public Library. Camden on Canvas weekend is a celebration of the library, the arts, and the town of Camden. 
    Apply to be one of the selected artists by emailing the following to

    -3 images of examples of plein air painting at a resolution of 72dpi, 2,000 pixels on the longest side.

    -Name image files starting with last name, ie: smith_camdenharbor.jpeg. 

    -Include dimensions of submitted artwork. 

    -Include a website, gallery, or Instagram link for further context. 

    The deadline to submit is Friday, January 19, 2024. Jurors will make selections by Thursday, Feb. 1. 
    To learn more about Camden on Canvas and last year’s successful event, visit