Paris Balloon & Music Festival

At the Lamar County Fairgrounds - EVENING FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 9th AND 10th - 2022 MORNING FLIGHTS SEPT. 11TH AND 12TH

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Art Competition Sign Up

Live Art Competition Rules

Live Art Competition Rules

  1. Competition is free, must be in high school or older to enter
  2. All work will be for sell. Balloon & Music Festival Association will be responsible for collecting payments, retain 50% and then the artist will receive 50% 
  3. Artists have one hour to create their competition artwork onsite.
  4. Competition will begin at 6:00pm and end at 7:00pm on both Friday night the 10th and Saturday night 11th. Both nights will be separate contests except the peoples choice award will be over all artworks during both nights combined.
  5. Artists are provided with 1 canvas, 1 mixing surface, paper towels, and 1 water container.
  6. During competition Artists may use any non-mechanical tools: Brushes, palette knives, rollers, sponges, tape etc. and any mixed media if desired with the exception of oil paints or similar slow drying materials.
  7. Artists may not mix paint until the round begins.
  8. Reference material may be used
  9. Awards will be announced following the competition
  10. Photos of the artwork will be placed on social media and a peoples choice award will be awarded for the most likes on the Sunday September
  11. Artists may sign work with name, website and/or social media link
  12. The theme is Tunes and Balloons. Artwork must be appropriate for a family friendly environment and no obscenity.