Community Paint Out

Sunday, June 9
10:30 am – 4:00 pm


CALL FOR ARTISTS: Community Paint Out

All local & regional artists are invited to compete in this year’s Community Paint Out to be held during the annual Finger Lakes Plein Air Festival and Competition.  This year’s competition will be held at Sonnenberg Mansion and Gardens, 151 Charlotte Street, Canandaigua, on Sunday, June 9th, beginning at 10:30 am.  Artists will have two hours, timed, to create a piece of art to be entered into the competition.  Competition boundaries will include all of Sonnenberg Mansion and Gardens. Entries will be judged by a local artist for the following prizes:

1st Place $150 / 2nd Place $75 / 3rd Place $50.

Judging and any subsequent sales (if desired) will take place at the Carriage House at Sonnenberg.  Winning artwork will be displayed at Sonnenberg’s Carriage House until 4 pm following the competition.  See full schedule below.

Download a PDF of the Community Paint Out Rules here.


Registration required.  $10 registration fee. Register in person or online!  Online registration is open. Deadline to register: Sunday, June 9 at 10:30 am (in person only)

Click here for the registration form!


9:30am – 10:30am – Registration & Check-in at the Carriage House at Sonnenberg.  

10:30 am – 12:30 pm – Community Paint Out Competition – all local and regional artists welcome

1:30-2:00 pm – Community Paint Out Judging at the Carriage House, Sonnenberg

2:00 pm – Winners Announced – cash prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place.

Artwork offered for sale until 4:00 pm.


Sponsored by the Ontario County Arts Council.  Refreshments provided by Ferris Hills at West Lake.