For Immediate Release
Brittany Racca
(337) 365-1540
(888) 942-3742
Plein Air Art Competition
Goes Digital
New Iberia, La. --- The Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air Art Competition would like to announce a special social media exhibit and virtual sale of plein air work completed from all six years of the competition, from its beginning in 2015 to what would have been the sixth-annual competition in 2020.

After this year's cancellation due to the coronavirus, current and former juried artists worked with the Shadows to launch this one-of-a-kind event which begins on March 20, 2020 and will last through May 31 ,2020.

Paintings are available for sale at . Paintings will also be shared on the Shadows Plein Air  Facebook  page and on The Shadows  Instagram  account. This online sale allows people the opportunity to view phenomenal artwork from talented artists and add a little piece of our beautiful Acadiana region to their home.

About the Shadows-on-the-Teche:

The Shadows-on-the-Teche, a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation , opened to the public in 1961 with the mission to preserve the buildings, landscape, collections, and historical integrity of the site; to research and interpret through education programs a 19th century southern Louisiana plantation economy and community and their evolution; and to encourage an appreciation of and interest in historic preservation. The National Trust, which owns and operates the Shadows, is a private, non-profit organization. The Shadows does not receive funding from federal, state, parish, or city government. The site supports itself through admissions, special programs and events, and donations to the Friends of the Shadows. For more information, visit .

 For more information, please contact the Shadows at (337) 369-6446 or Any funds raised from this event provide funding for art education.

The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center in New Iberia, Louisiana.
For more information on parish events and tourism assets, call the bureau at 337-365-1540 or visit