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members - Register Back Bay Quick Draw Competition 2023

Saturday, July 8, 2023, 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM
Muth Interpretive Center
2301 University Drive
Newport Beach, CA  92660
Event Contact(s):
Anne Kupillas
Randi Moran
Back Bay Art Show and Sale
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
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Back Bay Quick Draw Competition and Sale 2023


Saturday, July 8, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Location: Muth Interpretive Center 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660


Open to all artist: SOCALPAPA Members Fee $30     Non Members Fee $45

All artist must register for the event by July 1, 2023 Go to SOCALPAPA.COM to register.



Chance to win cash and prizes valued over $1,000.00

Top 20 paintings will be displayed in Muth Center July 8 through July 14

Chance to sell your art, 65% of sales go to artist, 35% is a donation to the Newport Bay Conservancy

Lunch and water provided to all artists

Quick Draw Judges: Stephanie Han & Bob Murrin



8 am-9am Artist check in and canvases are stamped at Muth Center

11:00 am -11:30 am Artist check back in at Muth Center, no later than 11:30 am

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch and artist frame paintings

1:30 pm Judging and awards to follow



Register by July 1, 20223

All painting must be framed and wired for hanging. (No sawtooth hangers)

Only one artwork can be entered, frame size not to exceed 24 inches on any one side. Only paintings done in upper Newport Bay will be accepted. Map will be provided. Paintings must be picked up July 14 after reception.



Sales for the Juried Show will be handled by the NBC with a 35% commission to the NBC. 65% sales to artist. NBC will also collect and pay sales tax and send payments to artists 4 weeks after show ends or with Zelle.




Insurance is the responsibility of the artist.  Neither Southern California Plein Air Painters Association, NBC, Muth Center, O.C. Parks nor any of their members will assume liability for loss, theft, or damage during all phases of this event.  Artists participating in the Juried Show agree to allow Southern California Plain Air Painters Association and NBC reproduction privileges of the artists award winning art for purposes of education, fund raising, and publicity. Contact Anne Kupillas or Randi Moran.

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