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1. Contest is open to all local artists in two categories, both professional and amateur

2. Objective is to make a picture in the manner of one of the Group of Seven artists, NOT a reproduction of a Group of Seven painting.

3. Picture may be of any size, produced on any material (canvas, board, paper), using the artist's media of choice (acrylic, oil, watercolour, pencil, egg tempera, ink, gouache)  Subject matter is to be a landscape, a streetscape, or a heritage building found in Thornhill.  There is a limit of one entry per person.

4. Entries will be accepted at the Robert West Heritage House, 7780 Yonge Street between Wednesday, August 12th and 19th (specific dates/times to be advised) but must be received by August 19th at the latest.  Judging will take place on either Friday, August 21st or Monday August 24th.  Judges will include a descendant of J.E.H. MacDonald, a professional artist and one other person.

5. Pictures will be displayed on Saturday September 19th.

6. Modest prizes are planned (yet to be determined).  The top 3 winning pictures in each category will be enlarged and displayed on the large Privacy Fence on the south side of the Robert West Heritage House property, where they will be admired by travellers along Yonge Street, as well as patrons of Thornhill Pub.

7. Artists may auction or sell their pictures at the end of the day on September 19th, if they so wish.




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