Festival in Augusta – Artist’s Choice & People’s Choice & Theme Paint
September 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Welcome Visitors & Artists:Four(4) competitions will be taking place at the Augusta Harmonie Verein:
- “Rivers & Streams” Theme
- “Augusta – 1st American Viticultural Area (AVA)” Theme
- Artists’ Choice
- Peoples’ Choice
One of the themes chosen for this year celebrates the designation of the Augusta American Viticultural Area (AVA) The Augusta AVA was the 1st wine appellation to be federally approved in the United States on June 20, 1980.
Judging for the “Rivers & Streams” and the “Augusta AVA” Theme will take place at 9:00 AM.
The 1st place $500 purchase prize for the “Rivers & Streams” is sponsored by Nathan Laupp, MBA Financial Advisor with Ferguson Financial Group.
The 1st place $500 purchase prize for “Augusta AVA” is sponsored by the JoAnn & Mark Milster.
Artist’s Choice judging will be held at The Augusta Harmonie Verein Hall in Augusta at Church St. & Hackman St. The first round of judging will take place at 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. The top paintings will be set aside for a second round of judging starting at 3:15 PM and ending at 5:00 PM.
The semi-finalist winners from Artists’ Choice will be on display for the Peoples’ Choice live voting from 3:15 PM until 5:00 PM. Online voting for People’s Choice on FaceBook will begin at 3:30 PM and close at 11:00 PM. The Peoples’ Choice winner will be announced at the Final Sale on Saturday, September 19 at 11:00 AM.
Art will be on display and available for purchase throughout the day.
Celebrate another year of hard work painting with fellow artists and friends in Augusta.