Enjoy an inspiring hour as professional artists create original works as you stroll, watch and be wowed!
Start to finish in one hour
Abstract and plein aire artists
Confident, focused artists -- years of plein aire unleashed in QD's controlled environment
Researched and planned to execute in the public eye
Gain a glimpse of how artists layer and build their works
Art professionally framed, ready to hang, sold at live auction
A real 'wow' factor
Watch the stopwatch artists as they progress, and interact with the demo artists while they create
Score original works at live and silent auctions, ready-to-hang with bragging rights.
Nosh and chat with artists and friends. Artists meet their new collectors.
New original art you can really talk about, new friends and art insights.
Laurel Ridge Country Club’s Great Hall and Pavilion offer soaring views.
Artists love the great natural light for creating and guests love the expansive mountaintop vistas.
The LRCC team performs their own miracles by flipping art studios into a party space for the post auction buffet.
Quick Draw's annual event lets you show visible support for art teaching in schools, help art teachers inspire young minds and help kids get to college in art related fields. Quick Draw showcases regional professional artists who have practiced for years to wow you on the spot.
We are a unique group of like-minded artists, organizers, donors, attendees and educators committed to showing art teachers we have their backs and fund the art experience of children in Haywood County Schools. QD welcomes (1) plein aire artists with nerves of steel who work fast and (2)studio demo artists who chat and create at a more relaxed pace.
Your participation as attendee, sponsor, art buyer, donor, partners with QD artists really counts. With your help, Quick Draw has raised more than $153 K to provide scholarships and classroom supplies.
As an all volunteer, stand alone 501 (c) (3) non profit targeted to help art teaching in schools , we depend on underwriters to help with event costs, the guests to fund supplies and scholarships, volunteers to help host the QD event.