october, 2023

07oct2:00 pm6:00 pmPacesetter Plein Air Competition Renaissance at Colony Park


Event Details

Join us at Renaissance at Colony Park in Ridgeland, MS to watch & visit Mississippi artists as they paint Plein Air!
Over 34 Mississippi artists from across the state will gather to compete at the first annual Pacesetter Plein Air Competition Renaissance at Colony Park. The artists will find locations that inspire them and paint cityscapes across this beautiful location Ridgeland, MS.  You will find works of incredible artists right at your fingertips in Ridgeland, as the artists paint in watercolor, oil, pastel, and mixed media. The beautiful architecture, flowers, and fountains at Renaissance make this the perfect location for a paint out and a great place to shop and dine as artists at work.  Each artist has from 2:00-6:00 PM to complete a painting in watercolor, pastel, oil, or acrylic.
The Artists’ Reception and Sale will begin at 6:30 PM with Clinton, MS, artist Rick Anderson judging the show. The reception will be highlighted with hors d’oerves by local Ridgeland restaurants. Artwork created during the day will be available for sale, with the award-winning work on display and sale through November at the first Pacesetter Renaissance Show which will be held in the Renaissance Main Office. Local businesses have shown their support with cash and prize awards with Pacesetter Gallery and Renaissance at Colony Park providing the Best of Show Award of $1000.



Leslie Dobbins Ocean Springs, MS

Thea Stevenson Flowood, MS

Susan Wellington Flowood, MS

Mary Trepanier Flowood, MS

Maggie Mayer Madison, MS

Beth Dean Madison, MS

Lydia Bourn Madison, MS

Phillip Pringle Madison, MS

April Joy Watkins Madison, MS

Feixue Yang Madison, MS

Gloria Jones Madison, MS

Gay Simpson Madison, MS

Caitlin Jiles Benton, MS

Catherine Becker Canton, MS

Linda Dees Canton, MS

Aline Villanueva Biloxi, MS

Patricia Franks Clinton, MS

Meighan Johnson Clinton, MS

Kay Meadows Brandon, MS

May Lowe (Maylo) Brandon, MS

Bryan Peters Brandon, MS

Shawn Richards Pearl, MS

Thomas Wilson Jackson, MS

Rowan Bird Jackson, MS

Chelsea Young Jackson, MS

Lucie Wren Cooper Jackson, MS

Angee Montgomery Hernando, MS

Wes Arrington Brookhaven, MS

Wade Stephenson Mendenhall, MS

Madeline Allen Mendenhall, MS

Gayle Quick Richland, MS

Carisa Mitchell Fayette, MS

Elke Briuer Vicksburg, MS

Lauren Taylor Hattiesburg, MS


Additional artists able to register through Sept 25


Artists registration is open through September 25 at pacesettergallery.com/events


(Saturday) 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Renaissance at Colony Park601.519.0900 1000 Highland Colony Parkway, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157