Paint Grand Traverse Purchase Awards: Sponsorship Opportunity

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Purchase Award Sponsorship

New for PGT 2020! Sponsoring a purchase award is your ticket to be the first to shop the Paint Grand Traverse juried collection! Show your support for the arts, and add original, high quality artwork to your home or business.

Purchase awards are a pledge to purchase art, and can be sponsored by individuals or organizations. Purchase award sponsors have the first right to view and select artwork during the Purchase Awards Reception from 6:00-7:00pm on Friday, August 14.

Presented by Crooked Tree - Traverse City, Paint Grand Traverse is a week-long plein air (outdoor) painting festival and competition. The PGT juried collection includes over 200 paintings by our 36 featured artists, including scenes from Traverse City, Old Mission Peninsula, Leelanau, Elk Rapids, and Sleeping Bear Dunes painted during the week of August 8-14.

Your sponsorship is a pledge to buy artwork, and is purchased in increments of $500*. Sponsor perks include:

  • Reservations for you and your guest at the Purchase Awards Reception on Friday, August 14 from 6:00-7:00pm.
  • After the Purchase Awards Reception, stay for the Collectors Gala from 7:00-9:00pm, and enjoy a strolling dinner, refreshments, and live music.
  • Your name/logo on gallery wall signage, in the Paint Grand Traverse full-color catalog, email newsletter (10,000+), website, and Crooked Tree Arts Center newsletter (10,000+).

To reserve your purchase award or get more information, please call Megan Kelto at 231-937-2377 or email You can also reserve your purchase award online.

*Prices for paintings start at $400. If the purchase award sponsorship exceeds the price of the painting, the balance will support CTAC's year-round arts programming as a donation.


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Thanks to our PGT 2020 presenting sponsors:

Comfort Keepers of Northern Michigan Christie's International Real Estate WCMU Public Media