We are looking forward to welcoming plein air artists to the inaugural

“Perch n’ Paint” at Paint Ontario!

Saturday September 25 – Sunday September 26

Grand Bend and area has so much to offer and inspire – the charming town, dramatic waterfronts, picturesque countryside, farms, forests and parklands.

Our 2 day ‘paintout’ culminates in an open show and sale of artwork produced during this event en plein air.

1st $1000

2nd $200

3rd $100

Best agricultural/garden $50

Best town/architectural $50,

Best waterscape $50

Best Natural Environment $50

Special thanks to our award sponsors Cam and Randi Ivey

Our judge for this event is Barry Richman.

Registration at the Lambton Heritage Museum: Saturday, September 25 from 8:00 am to 9:30am.

Event ends: Noon Sunday

Awards announced: 1pm

Artwork sale: 1-4pm

Fees and Registration:

Registration opens April 10

Register by August 27 – $15 ‘early bird’

(After the 27th – $20)
Register using the contact form (be sure to select plein air and request registration form and terms/conditions).
Payment through etransfer – (we will send instructions with your registration material)
Print and bring completed registration form with you.
Register opening day of event in person September 25 – $20 Payment by cash

Be certain to fully read and understand all rules and requirements (included in your registration form) before entering. Questions should be directed through the contact form. There are no refunds – event goes on ‘rain or shine’. Thank you!

Come and join us!

Click here for information on exploring Grand Bend and surrounding environs – Eat Stay and Paint!