• 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.

Please submit the painting images and application to the Shadows-on-the-Teche by

November 15, 2018

Please complete the following information.

Agreement with the 2018 Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air Competition, New Iberia, Louisiana:

By entering the 2019 Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air Competition, I affirm that I have read the attached materials and I agree to be bound by all terms as stated. If I am accepted, I agree to participate in the Plein Air painting competition, exhibit, and sale. My paintings, which I submit for judging, sale, and exhibition, must be priced at a retail price commensurate with my normal pricing. A 30% commission on works sold will be retained by the Shadows-on-the-Teche and all sales will be handled by representatives of the Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air committee. Images of work that I enter into the competition as well as “action” images taken in the field may be used by the same organization for publicity purposes. All reasonable precautions will be taken to ensure the safety and careful handling of the artwork. However, I recognize that I alone am responsible for the safety of my artwork.

Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air committee reserves the right to disqualify works deemed objectionable. We also reserve the right to disqualify any entry that does not adhere to the rules and guidelines of the contest. All decisions of the Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air committee are considered final.

A $20 application fee is due at the time of application. Artists juried into the competition will pay an additional $25 to compete. Competition fees can be paid via check, made out to "Shadows-on-the-Teche" and "Plein Air Competition" written into the memo line, or credit card. Credit card transactions can be processed online at this link.

Once completed, your information will be sent to the Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air committee. Jpegs of the three images can be sent via email to shadows@shadowsontheteche.org or via mail on CD or USB stick. If emailing images, include "Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air Competition" in the subject. If mailing images, send to Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air Competition, 317 East Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70560.

If you have any questions, please contact the site at shadows@shadowsontheteche.org or (337) 369-6446.

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