Paint Grand Traverse: August 14-20, 2022

Paint Grand Traverse is an annual plein air (outdoor) painting festival and competition, presented by Crooked Tree Arts Center and located in Traverse City, Michigan. Each August, 35-40 talented artists from across the country come to Traverse City to be inspired by the region's beautiful landscapes, Lake Michigan shorelines, and charming villages. The festival includes classes, live demos, kids activities, art sales, exhibitions, and more!

Featured Artists

Schedule of Events

Collectors Gala

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2021 Award Winners


With Thank to Our Sponsors:

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event sponsors
Black Star Farms Stefek's Delamar Traverse City


Major Sponsors
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