~ On Sunday, October 8th and 22nd, two Walktober events will be held in Swope Park and Penguin Park respectively. These events will feature quick paint competitions with artists painting plein air along the trails for a cash prize of $250.

Participants must pre-register by emailing their name and contact information to A minimum of six participants must show up to award the prize at each location.

The rules for the competition are as follows: painting must be done outside entirely on location during the specified competition dates/times; all traditional mediums are accepted; blank or solid color painted background painting surfaces must be stamped prior to painting at the check-in station located at the park shelter; artists may paint anywhere along the trail or in the area of each park adjacent to the Walktober route; and upon conclusion of the Quick Paint competition, artists will immediately submit their work for judging and a chance to win the $250 purchase award. The winning artwork becomes property of KC Parks.

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This is an exciting opportunity for local artists to showcase their talents while competing for a cash prize!

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