2021   EVENTS  CALENDAR

 COPA 2021 PAINTING SITES

MARCH 6   HIGH BANKS METRO PARK  8 AM TO NOON
Informal Critique at 11:30  IN THE MEADOW AREA PARKING LOT
9466 Columbus Pike (rt 23 North of Worthington     MAP
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We will be painting near and around the nature center just inside the park on the right,  PLUS in  and around the meadow at the end of the road in the flood plain.   If it is cool out the watercolor painters are advised to add a little antifreeze to their water.   Dress appropriately and THINK  SPRING.

MARCH 13     ROCK MILL LITHOPOLIS 5705 Lithopolis Rd    MAP
MARCH 20   SCIOTO PARK  7377 RIVERSIDE DR   DUBLIN       MAP
MARCH 27   BALLANTRA PARK/BUNNY HILL- Giant Dancing Hares sculpture
5805 Eiterman Rd  Dublin    MAP
APRIL 3        CENTERBURG CONSERVATION CLUB  
APRIL 10      INNISWOOD PARK Flowering Magnolia Trees
APRIL 17      BRY DU  DAFFODIL SHOW     park in back gravel lot 
APRIL 24      CHADWICK  ARBORETUM    MAP
MAY 1      (to be announced
MAY 8      KELTON HOUSE
MAY 15    FRANKLIN PARK CONSERVATORY     Tulips  in Bloom
MAY 22    (to be announced
MAY 29   GREENLAWN CEMETARY Memorial Day decorations, people, and tent
JUNE 5    BROWN FAMILY ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER
JUNE 12    SCHNORMEIER  GARDENS
JUNE 19    LAVENDER FARM Slate Family Farm
JUNE 26  HERITAGE PARK
JULY 3    (to be announced
JULY 10      SAKSA  DAYLILY FARM
JULY 17   GRANVILLE  FARM MARKET
JULY 24    (to be announced
JULY 31    (to be announced
AUG 6 & 7  SCIOTO METRO PARK  AUDUBON CENTER   GRANGE INSURANCE BUILDING    (Painting contest-Drop off paintings Aug 7, $15 fee, pick up paintings Sept 25 at Gallery---Volunteers needed for hanging the exhibit on August 7,     Awards announced Aug 7 at 3pm)                   MAP  
AUG 14    LYND FARM-ALEXANDRIA Sunflower Patch
AUG 21    (to be announced
AUG 28    SLATE RUN  Barn, animals, Slate Run people
SEPT 4    Bill and Judi Dawson's Garden   Galloway Ohio    https://www.columbusmonthly.com/lifestyle/20190830/bill-and-jodi-dawsons-30-year-garden-project
SEPT 11    BROWN FAMILY ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER
            (tenative-drop off paintings for art exhibit)
SEPT 18    WATERMAN FARM OSU  Pumpkin patch, apple trees, and cattle
SEPT 25   SCIOTO METRO PARK GRANGE BUILDING
FALL-  EXHIBITS----GRANGE BUILDING AT SCIOTO AUDUBON CENTER AUGUST 7-SEPT 25,   BROWN FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER(finalizing details), AND  COLUMBUS ACADEMY(finalizing details) 
At all the exhibit opportunities the painting submitted must be of that location.
OCT 2    ALUM CREEK FALL COLORS
OCT 9   BLENDON WOOD FALL COLORS
OCT 16    DAWES  ARBORETUM
OCT 17   DAWES ARBORETUM WORKSHOP 

Dawes Arboretum

Oct. 16 2021

  • We have received confirmation that we will receive 10 free entries with the remaining folks being charged $8.  Normal cost is $10   (entry codes to come) 

  • They are open from 9-7 in October with porta johns and lower level restrooms open.  We may be getting earlier entry.  I'll keep you posted.

  • October 2020 had 1,000 visitors a day  (cross your finger for on the spot sales)

  • Potential exhibit when their buildings reopen (details still in the works)

  • Arboretum will be advertising we will be painting on Oct. 16

  • workshop ~ The Arboretum has asked us to give a workshop/program in exchange for the admission discounts

  1. date will be either Oct. 16 evening or Oct. 17

  2. supply list will be provided during registration  (maybe 9 depending on covid restrictions)

  3. students will receive instructions on painting plein air   (w/demonstration)

  4. location will be in the gardens - maybe open air shelter house

  5. permission was given to advertise own classes/business/group

  6. advertise more heavily then us coming to paint on Oct. 16

OCT 23    (to be announced