KC's Premiere Plein Air Event Turns 12!

(September 15th, 16th and 17th, 2023)

Our Nocturne Event at the Brookside Art Fair (2021) and Lexitas Sponsor Leda Gipson (left) with Purchase Award  Winner, Laney Haake, (right) and her Purchased oil painting

BCAW2023 moves to Lexitas Legal Services (1608 Locust) after the Discovery Center Show.

During the weekend of September 15th-17th, 2023, Brush Creek Art Walk celebrates it's 12th Anniversary with a 3-day weekend of Outdoor Painting. Over 50+ registered artists expected and encouraged to participate in all three of our $500 (sponsored) Quick Paint Events. The resulting 100+ original painting submissions will be on display at the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center (4750 Troost) through the months of October-November. The remaining works will then move in December (2023) to the 1608 Locust Gallery (Lexitas Legal Services) in the Crossroads. 

Getting these remaining works in front of the public and in a significant enough gallery space has been a struggle, but the works  remain available online and for sale virtually through the Buttonwood Art Space 

       (to purchase BCAW2022 works online via BAS website).

In planning this year's 2023 12th Annual Event, I would argue this is now, without a doubt, Kansas City's Premiere Outdoor Painting Competition. Expecting a minimum of 50+ Artists to pre-register by the start of our event weekend, we look forward to seeing those of you 'regulars' and some new faces as well.

Please check back to this website for updates regarding scheduled events for your calendars, registration information and sponsorship information. 100% of our registration fees go toward supporting the Awards given during this event. Our $500 Sponsorship's provide awards to the winning Quick Paint artists in each of those listed events – with more artist submission opportunities planned during our 3-day event weekend.

We look forward to seeing Artists and the Public alike during our Quick Paint Events:

Alex Hamil - BCAW2023 Director / bcawfoundation@gmail.com

Thanks to the support of this year's BCAW2023 Sponsors / Additional Sponsorships still available (email us for details)