The 2018 Boston Figure Painting Competition details coming soon.

2018 Boston Figure Painting Competition Details

Participants will compete for 5 days from one sustained 30 hour figure model. One painting will be completed. 

Current Prizes:

Swag Bags: TBD

Viewers Choice Awards: The viewers choice award will be open for voting at the end of the working day on Friday and will close at noon on Saturday.

Dates and times: July 30th to August 3rd, 2018

Award Ceremony and Reception: August 4th at the Guild of Boston Artists. This will be open to the public. All 10 paintings will be on view for the awards ceremony at the Guild.

Medium and Support: This competition is for oil painters only. ARA Boston will provide an easel and a small working surface per participant. 

Guidelines for BFPC 2018: TBD

Info About Our 2018 Judges



Cindy MacMillan: Academy of Realist Art, Boston, Founder and Director Cindy is a practicing artist who divides her time between working in the studio and superintending ARA Boston academy operations. One of the first graduates of this program in Toronto she completed the rigorous program under the tutelage of Michael John Angel in 2002. She went on to earn a masters degree from the New York Academy of Art in 2007. Cindy has been the recipient of scholarships from the Art Renewal Center and the New York Academy of Art. Her work has won numerous awards and is collected internationally. 

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