• The Shadows is the first National Trust for Historic Preservation site in the Gulf South. The home and garden are as breathtaking as the history preserved here.

Plein Air Competition Latest News

We will be offering housing for artists selected for the juried competition. Spaces are limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. Register early to have a chance at housing! We now have ten housing spaces available.

$6,500 in cash prizes for this year's competition...with more to come!

New Award! This year will be selecting the Mayor's Award, which will have a cash prize of $500. Stay tuned for more information.

Over 50% of paintings sold at previous Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air competitions.

Check the September 2017 issue of "Plein Air Magazine" for our call to artists!