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ATTENTION LIGHTCHASERS:
THIS WEEK STARTS OUR 8TH ANNUAL PAINT SARASOTA PAINT OUT!!!

Our 2020 PAINT SARASOTA PAINT OUT begins on Thursday Jan. 16th, with the STAMPING IN of canvases and papers at PHILLIPPI ESTATE PARK AT THE GAZEBOS around back of the Mansion from 9:00am -Noon.  If you are not signed up for the Paint Out, you are still welcome to paint at the designated spots, but not enter into the shows.
(see notes below in the schedule regarding admissions)

PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THE RULES FOR THE PAINT OUT ON OUR WEBSITE at  lightchasersinc.com  
We are Busy, Busy, Busy volunteers and can not respond to questions if the answer to your question is on our website. Instructions for Drop off will be in next weeks newsletter.



There will be only one category of painters this year.

THIS IS HOW THURSDAY MORNING REGISTRATION WILL WORK:
1.) Check In
Go to the Gazebos at the back of the Mansion with your surfaces to be stamped and we will check you off the participant list.
      You can sign up here to paint at Marie Selby Gardens, Sunday, Jan. 19th.  You must have paid your PAINT SARASOTA PAINT OUT entrance fee and then be on the sign up list to paint there, on that day, with free admission.  
 
 PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE AN 2ND STAMP IN DAY ON MONDAY, JAN. 20, AT THE GAZEBOS, FROM 9:00am -10:00am

2.) Stop at the STAMPING TABLE.
You can have as many surfaces stamped as you want stamped. We will only stamp surfaces that are clean or toned.
No exceptions for ANY reasons.

3.) Pick up your Sample Bag 

4.) Pick up your Show Postcards to give to anyone who stops to talk to you while you are painting. Personally invite them to come see your work at Our Shows on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Tell them that sales benefit the renovation of The Keith Farmhouse at Phillippi Estate Park. The Shows are FREE for everyone. Let's distribute these cards far and wide!  Drop them off where ever the public can see them. Pin them to event boards. Spread the word!


5.) GO OUT AND PAINT, PAINT, PAINT!

MaryAnn, Susan, Jack, Patti, Lynn, Sharon and Terry
Your Lightchasers Board Members

 

PAINT SARASOTA PAINT OUT LOCATIONS 2020

THURSDAY  January 16
Location:  Philippi Estate Park, at the Gazebos - 9:00 to 12:00
Directions: US 41, 1/2 mile north of Stickney Pt/Clark Rd, West at light on Constitution
     Registration for participants, 
     Stamping of surfaces, such as canvases, panels, watercolor sheets
     Sign up for painting at Selby Gardens - limited to 15 morning, 15 afternoon


FRIDAY   January 17
Location:  Myakka State Park  - 9:00 to whenever
Directions: I 75 exit 205 (Clark Rd) then East nine miles.  Entrance on North side.
      Entrance Fee:  $6 for car full of painters, $4 for single person in car

SATURDAY   January 18
Location:  Bayfront Park, Sarasota  - 9:00 to whenever
Directions: US 41 at Main Street (at the Marina)
        PLEASE NOTE:  Parking is strictly limited to 3 hour

SUNDAY   January 19
Location:  Marie Selby Gardens in Sarasota  (alternate location - Siesta Beach)
Directions: US 41 at S Palm Ave, at the curve between Ringling Blvd and S Orange
     BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT - SIGN UP REQUIRED
     Fifteen artists in the morning:  10:00 to 1:00
     Fifteen artists in the afternoon:  1:00 to 4:00
PLEASE NOTE: Tarps are required on anything except dirt, DO NOT BLOCK walkways.
     For those not painting at Sleby, some painters will paint at Siesta Beach


MONDAY   January 20
Location:  Caspersen Beach, Venice  - 9:00 to whenever
Directions: West on Venice Ave at US 41, thru downtown, South on Harbor Drive to end
     Second Stamping day at Philippi Estate Park at the Gazebos

TUESDAY   January 21
Location:
 Ringling Museum Grounds - opens at 10:00 
Directions: North US 41 at University
       PLEASE NOTE:  Check in at the Visitor Center as a Light Chaser.  Tarps are required on      anything except dirt, trams are not to be used for painting equipment.

                              WEDNESDAY   January 22                                      

Location:  Historic Spanish Point, Osprey  - opens at 9:00
Directions: US 41 between Macewen Drive and Bay Street, West side
       PLEASE NOTE:  there will be a  reduced admission fee of $5




 IMPORTANT REMINDERS FOR OUR SHOWS IN THE FOLLOWING WEEK:
 

1.) Please remember to bring 1 or more table easels, clearly identified with the owners name, to DROP OFF DAY, Jan. 23rd, for use in our shows.

2.) Please attach a small business card on the back of your painting, with your name, website or email address, and name of painting.
Many of the people who bought paintings last year asked for this information, so they could see more of the Artist's work to purchase

 

 


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2020
THE Paint Sarasota Paint Out begins with the Stamping of Canvases at Phillippi Estate Park in the Gazebos
9:00am - Noon
(also Monday, January 20, 2020 from 9;00am - 10:00am)

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2020
The Paint Sarasota Paint Out ends

THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2020
Art Drop Off Day for Members Show, Featured Artists Show and Paint Sarasota Paint Out Show
Edson Keith Mansion at Phillippi Estate Park
9:00am - 12pm

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2020
Light Chasers 9th Annual Member's Show and Featured Artists Show
Edson Keith Mansion at Phillippi Estate Park
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Awards will be announced at 7:00pm

SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 2020
The Paint Sarasota Paint Out Show
Edson Keith Mansion at Phillippi Estate Park
5;00pm - 8:00pm
Awards will be announced at 7:00pm

SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 2020
Open Gallery
Edson Keith Mansion at Phillippi Estate Park
12:00pm - 5:00pm

MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2020
Pick-up for all shows
Edson Keith Mansion at Phillippi Estate Park
9:00am - 12:00pm
The Beautiful Raffle Painting for Our 2020 January Shows!
Donated by our Featured Artist of this Year, Susan J. Foster
Tickets are 1 for $10.00
and 3 for $20.00.
You can purchase raffle tickets on line at our website; 
lightchasersinc.com

"As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward."

Vincent van Gogh

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