Impressions of Town & Country Plein Air

A Plein Air Art Competition
Saturday, October 15, 2016

2016 marks the 7th year of the Impressions of Town & Country Plein Air Art Competition.  En plein air is a French term meaning "in the open air."  Artists in the Plein Air competition create works of art while out in the natural beauty and elements of Town & Country. 
Join us by observing artists throughout the day in our community and visiting the reception at the Longview Farm House.

Plein Air for the Artist 

Longview Farm House, 13525 Clayton Rd.

  • Artists check-in Saturday, October 15th from 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM.
  • Check-in with blank canvas and have it stamped for the competition.
  • Artists can register in advance by downloading the registration form and mailing in or you can register online. Fees are $10 in advance or $15 day of for 18 and up category.  High School participants are free. Day of registration welcome.

You can download a registration form and mail or fax it to us (fax 314-587-2815)  Or you can complete  the registration and pay online:
 Click here to download a main competition registration form.  
  Click here to download a High School registration form here. 
OR complete registration and pay online.  

Click here to download the High School flyer.

at Longview:
  Beginning at 3:00 PM artists can bring completed work to the Longview Farm House.

  • 3:00 PM Artists will set up easels with artwork in the Longview Gathering room. 
  • 4:00 PM.The judging, by top artist judges.
  • 5:00 PM The art reception will kick off!. 

Town and Country Fall Festival

The annual Fall Festival will take place at 4:00 PM at Longview Farm Park.  The festival will feature a pumpkin patch, crafts and bounce houses.  The Impressions Plein Air reception will be a great addition to this festive day and we expect to draw large crowds.  

Event Schedule 
7:30 - 11:00AM  Artist Registration at the Longview Farm House. Competition begins!
3:00 PM Artists will take completed artwork and easels back to Longview.
4:00 PM Judging begins. Fall Festival begins.
5:00 - 6:00PM Community reception and art sale at Longview.
Plein Air 2014 first place winner
Henrick Plein Air