The Willingboro Art Alliance

Open Spring Plein Air Competition

at Strawbridge Lake Park, 13 Haines Dr, Moorestown, NJ 08057
Between Pleasant Valley Avenue and Kings Highway (Rt. 41)
Saturday, May 14, 2022
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Canceled due to the weather
Cash Prizes

Register and pay at Check-in on Sunday May 15, 2022.
Download the Prospectus, print and fill out the Registration form and bring it to Check-in
Download Prospectus.

For more information:

On-Line Prospectus

The 70 acre park was built as part of Roosevelt’s New Deal initiatives and the Works Progress Administration efforts from 1931-1941. There is a playground and park complete with an ADA swing, paths and picnic tables at the east end of the lake (near Church Street) that offers access to Memorial Field. The lake offers residents fishing, kayaking and canoeing access, plenty of open space and walking, running and biking opportunities along with 2 boat launch areas.

All work created during the Plein Air Competition will be eligible for Cash Award Prizes.
Check-in and Registration:
Check-in between 8:30 – 9:00am or 12:30 – 1:00pm to have your artwork surface stamped. Register and pay at check-in.

Rules of Entry:
1. Check-in and judging will take place on the portion of Haines Drive between Pleasant Valley Avenue and Kings Highway, SPECIFICALLY 0.1 Miles from the Kings Highway (Rt .41) entrance and 0.8 miles from the Pleasant Valley entrance to Haines Drive.
2. Artist is responsible to have artwork surfaces STAMPED by officials at check-in. All work surfaces should be blank when they are stamped, a plain-toned surface is acceptable.
3. Artist must work on location. Any location within Strawbridge Lake Park is acceptable.
4. Works cannot be created from photographs and no props can be used.
5. All mediums and styles are acceptable.
6. Open to all artists 18 years of age and over.
7. Finished paintings must be UNSIGNED, delivered, and displayed on your easel, with your assigned number card
attached for judging by 4:00 pm, SHARP.
8. Plein Air Awards will be announced at 4:30 pm and Artists must be present to win

Entry Fees:
• WAA Members: $15 to enter competition
• Non-members: $25 to enter competition
Public bathroom is located at Acme Market .5 miles from Park on Lenola Road.
For more information, contact:

Philip J. Carroll is a professional artist nationally known for his landscape and still life painting and was Curator of Exhibitions at Perkins Center for the Arts in Moorestown and Collingswood from 2005 – 2020. He teaches watercolor and oil painting at Perkins Center for the Arts. Mr. Carroll is a 1984 graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts and studied Art History at The University of Pennsylvania. Exhibitions have included the Noyes Museum of art Seaview Gallery, 2021, a one person exhibition at Perkins center for the Arts, (2016,2021), invitational group exhibition at the Monmouth Museum, Monmouth, NJ (2016, 2020); Artists of Yardley Group Exhibition, Yardley, PA (2016).