Art Rampage Plein Air Painting Competition

  • June 18, 2023 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Soleado Lavender Farm

    23611 West Harris Road
    Dickerson, Maryland 20842
Ticket Price $7.00-$57.00 This event is now over

Art Rampage Plein Air 

A day of painting outdoors in the stunning surrounds of Soleado Lavender Farm.  Find your spot and set up for the day.  The farm boasts rolling hills, with the crown of Sugarloaf Mt. as a backdrop. An Angular 60’s Modern house atop a hillside of lavender, two ponds and a massive oak tree at it's heart.  Take your time walking around the farm to find your vantage point. Settle into a day of fun and work. The farm will be open to visitors.  Your choice of a green or red flag (provided at check in) on your easel will alert the public to come talk to you or leave you in your own world!  

Non painting Guests are welcome and must have a ticket.

Food: The event will end with a wine and cheese social, you may want to bring lunch! make sure to bring plenty of water. 

Supported materials Canvas, Paper, Clay board.  Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, (Other paints and Inks). Graphite and Pastels. 

If you are working on a painting surface other than a stretched canvas, be sure to find a display solution for the judging portion of the event. 

This is an annual event returning after two years.

 Winner receives A best in show ribbon along with $1000, as well as  a basket of Soleado Lavender products.

Sign in starts at 9am (arrivals accepted until 11am) painting session ends at 3:00pm.  

Painter is responsible for all of their gear, must have an easel, this will double as the stand to show your work. All Painters MUST have 2 drop cloths, one to put under their work to keep paint out of the grass, and one clean one to show their work at the end. 

You are welcome to bring additional canvases, but you will only submit one painting. 

Register your canvas with us by having us stamp it on the back, keep additional canvases in your car, if you must switch canvases for any reason, return to the check in table for your canvas to be stamped.

At 3pm you will bring your easel, fresh drop cloth and painting to the patio, all paintings must be secured to the easel with wire.

No rain date is scheduled for this event, in the event of forecasted bad weather the event may be canceled, if unexpected rain or excessive wind that interferes with painting, ticket holders will be invited to another make up event. 

Award ceremony and party: 4pm to 5pm

2023 Judge: Jay F Coleman, acclaimed Washington DC based Artist,



Disclaimer: There are inherent dangers in outdoor events and activities. Farms differ from parks in that they do not have the same level of maintenance and landscaping, expect rough terrain. Soleado Lavender Farm, as well as event organizers along with their affiliates and volunteers cannot be held responsible for injury or other mishap associated with these activities.

* Please note: Pets, alcohol, vaping and smoking are all prohibited on the farm.

Date & Time

Sun, Jun 18, 2023 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Venue Details

Soleado Lavender Farm

23611 West Harris Road
Dickerson, Maryland 20842 Soleado Lavender Farm