3rd Annual Quick Draw “Sail with the Paint Brush”


3rd Annual Quick Draw

“Sail with the Paint Brush”


registration open

Sponsored by Renaissance School of Art of Sarasota

Portion of the proceeds will benefit Sarasota Youth Sailing program


SRQPAP invites you to join our open paint out to help raise funds for Sarasota Youth Sailing Program.

The art created during the Quick Draw will be framed, judged, and sold off the easel immediately following the announcements of the awards.


Marina Yeliseyev, Director, Renaissance School of Art – marina@yeliseyev.com; 941-330-6865

Craig Bridges, Manager, Sarasota Sailing Squadron – manager@sarasotasailingsquadron.org; 941-388-2355

Event Date and Time:

April 6, 2019, 10am – 3pm

Entry Deadline:

We will accept entries until all spots are filled in

Stamping canvases:

Saturday April 6, 9am – 10am


Vladislav Yeliseyev and Joseph Melancon


1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, 2 Honorable Mentions.

Awards are not finalized yet and will depend on the number of participants and contributing sponsors.

Event Schedule

9-10 am – Registrations and stamping canvases

10 am – 12pm Painting

12pm – Setting up “Off Easel” for judging and selling

12pm – 2pm – food and drinks for artists

1pm – Award announcing

1pm – 3pm – Sales

3 pm – Pick up unsold works

Event Description:

April 6th The Renaissance School of Art with the SRQ Plein Air Painters, will host a ‘quick draw’ (paintings created in less than 2 hours) event: ‘SAILING WITH THE PAINT BRUSH’ as a fund raising benefit for the Sarasota Sailing Squadron. The event is FREE to the public with all the art created in the morning being offered for sale, starting in the afternoon, at the Sarasota Sailing Squadron, 1717 Ken Thompson Parkway, next to Ken Thompson Park on City Island.


open to all plein air artists in all 2D mediums; limited to first 30 artists.


no min, no max (whatever fits on your easel)

Frame requirement:

gallery frame or gallery wrap canvas

Awards Sponsors: TBA soon

2018 Sponsors:
Keeton’s Art Supply
Plein Air Magazine
Rosemary Brushes
Gamblin Artists Colors
Stakenborg Fine Art
TECHNICHE Performance, Safety, Comfort
Sandra Appignani and Mark Baumgarten with Premier Sotheby’s Realty

Entry fee: $30

Entry procedure:

  • Pay Fee of $30 – payable online below or by check. If you are paying by check, make it to Renaissance School of Art and mail it to 4600 Pine Harrier Dr. Sarasota, FL, 34231
  • After signing up, visit our Facebook page at …. and post your works previously painted at Sailing Squadron together with BIO and short statement. No advertisement of any kind. We reserve the right to delete any inappropriate posts. 

Artwork Sale:

Artwork must be for sale. In the event of sale, artists will receive 60% of final price. 30% of sales will be donated to Sarasota Youth Sailing Program, the rest will cover expenses occurred in preparation of this paint out, processing and other fees. We are asking you to bring an additional painting created at Sailing Squadron previously (not eligible for awards) for the showcase. It will required stand or small table easel to exhibit your work while you are painting in the field.


Fill up the form and pay entry fee of $30 with PayPal or Credit Card. If you prefer to pay the fee by check. Make check payable to Renaissance School of Art and mail to 4600 Pine Harrier Dr, Sarasota, FL 34231


Your name and phone
Your medium

1 comment for “3rd Annual Quick Draw “Sail with the Paint Brush”

  1. Edda
    February 17, 2019 at 1:59 AM

    Looking forward to participating in this quick draw. Let me know if you need any assistance.

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