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Paint the Shore - Artist's Application

  • VES Land Trust 36076 Lankford Highway Belle Haven, VA 23306 United States (map)

Paint the Shore is plein air event and art exhibit designed to bring conservation to the public through visual art. Paint the Shore welcomes artists to conserved land, highlighting both the art of plein air painting and the unique natural environment on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Artists will have the opportunity to capture and share a sense of place and a brief moment in a changing landscape.

Artists will have access to privately preserved lands over four days (Oct. 7th-10th) including VES Land Trust held conservation easements and a trip to the Barrier Islands owned by The Nature Conservancy. On Friday evening, Oct. 11th, VES Land Trust will host a wet sale at the Barrier Islands Center in Machipongo, Virginia. The exhibit will continue on Saturday.

EXTENDED Deadline for entry is September 3, 2019.

The application fee is $35 (non-refundable).

Full application must be submitted to

Earlier Event: June 1
Clean the Bay Day
Later Event: October 11
Paint the Shore - Exhibit and Reception