Battle of the Brushes

SEPTEMBER 2014

OLD FORT, NORTH CAROLINA

A Plein Air Event

Congratulations on a great competition!

The Town of Old Fort, North Carolina, and the Arrowhead Artists and Artisans League held the second annual Battle of the Brushes, a plein air competition, September 12-16, 2012.  The event culminated with an art show and sale at the Old Fort Train Depot and Museum

Congratulations to:

  • Lorelle Bacon, 1st place winner of the Battle of the Brushes 2012.

  • Susan Lueck, 2nd Place winner for Battle of the Brushes 2012

  • Nate Barton, 3rd Place Winner and People's Choice winner for Battle of the Brushes 2012

  • Jim Minchey, winner of the Arrowhead Award for the painting that best represents Old Fort, NC for Battle of the Brushes 2012.

Old Fort supports the Arts! 

Old Fort is a NC Mountain Heritage Trout Town surrounded by the Pisgah National Forest and filled with history. Within 5 miles of downtown choose subjects ranging from historic homes, to a replica pioneer fort, trout streams, water falls, a 19th century railroad depot, the Royal Gorge or any site inside the Curtis Creek Recreation Area where you'll find thousands of protected acres.


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