CAMDEN — The Camden Public Library and Page Gallery are collaborating to present Camden on Canvas, a plein air fundraiser to be held in Camden and surrounding communities from July 21 through July 23.

In this third annual event, landscape artists will paint en plein air at multiple local sites from Friday morning, July 21, to noon Sunday, July 23. The weekend culminates with a reception and live auction of one painting from each artist Sunday, July 23. Artists receive 50% of the sale price and the library receives the remaining 50% as a donation.

Artists are now invited to apply for this event. Email submissions to by Friday, Jan. 20, following these guidelines:

— Submit three digital photos of recent plein air paintings.
— Submit images in jpeg format at 72 dpi with the longest dimension being 2,000 pixels.
— Include each painting’s dimensions.
— Include website, gallery link or Instagram for further context.

Jurors will select the 2023 artist list by Wednesday, Feb. 1.

To learn more about Camden on Canvas and last year’s successful event, visit