En Plein Air paint-off is an exciting free outdoor event, sponsored by Fuquay-Varina Downtown as a way to support artists in our area and bring public art to our streets.

Friday and Saturday afternoon a contest of skills will challenge each artist to create an original painted masterpiece of Fuquay-Varina Downtown’s historic landscape. On Saturday evening a public auction will be held where art enthusiasts will have a chance to take home one of these treasures.

Friday, May 4th: Artists begin to paint in both downtown districts

Saturday, May 5th:
Morning & Late Afternoon: Artists finalize paintings
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM: Paintings will be judged
6:00PM – Public viewing inside Ann’s Diamond Center
6:30 PM: Winners Announced. Public Auction begins on Depot Street

Discover the work of our 2018 Artists through their sites below &
 look for them painting LIVE in & around Downtown!
We hope you enjoy the scenes and  landmarks that have a place in the story of Fuquay-Varina!
Follow us for sneak peaks on Instagram @fvdowntown
Share your En Plein Air pics #fvdowntown

2018 En Plein Air Printable Tour Map

Printable Art Walk Map

Veronica Samuel
Varina District


Artist Sponsors:
Mary Kelly Craspe
Hamby Family Dentistry

Varina District

Artist Sponsors:
John & Michelle Braxton
Floyd & Tiffany Taylor

Centennial Square
102 E Academy St
Artist Sponsors:
Merle Norman
Myra Greene
Anne Smith

FV Museums- Ashworth Park
Heritage Day
114 S Aiken St
Artist Sponsors:
Marilyn Gardner
Max & Betty Ashworth
Stephen M. Strader CPA
FV Museums-Ashworth Park
Heritage Day
114 S Aiken St
Artist Sponsors:
Mollie Stephenson
Senter, Stephenson & Johnson, PA
FV Arts Center
123 E Vance St
Artist Sponsors:
John & Patty Byrne
FV Woman’s Club

Ballentine-Spence House
109 E Spring St
Artist Sponsors:
Paul & Jessica Kaplar
Zaxby’s

Medrith Nuttle
Christofferson Home
504 E Academy St
Artist Sponsors:
Eric & Mary Christofferson
Beth Austin
Amico-Hunsberger House
508 E Academy St
Artist Sponsors:
Ann Marie Amico & Jim Hunsberger
Gloria Powell
Something You Boutique
511 Broad St
Artist Sponsors:
Huff & Huff Family Dentistry
Morgan & Perry Law, P.L.L.C.
Adcock Law Firm, PA
202 E Academy St
Artist Sponsors:
John & Cara Adcock
FV Garden Club
Depot Street
Fuquay District
Artist Sponsors:
Ashworth’s Clothing
Breathing Space
McCormick Family Dentistry
TE Connectivity- Tobacco Barn Park
8000 Purfoy Rd
Artist Sponsors:
John & Sally Stewart
Fred & Rachel Walters
TE Connectivity
Fuquay District
Artist Sponsors:
Massengill Design Build
FV Woman’s Club