Sponsorship Application

Types of Sponsorships

Name Award Sponsorships
Put your organization's name on an award that will be presented to a winning artist by someone from your organization. (i.e. The ABC Company "Best of Show" Award). The Main Event will last from August 8th to August 10th with artists working throughout West Bend, recording the city's scenes and structures. The "Paint the Market" event will take place during the popular West Bend Farmers Market on the morning of Saturday, August 10th.

Supporting Sponsorships
Publicize your organization on "Arts in August" promotional material and advertising, as well as at the Art Fair that will take place on The History Center grounds, August 9th and 10th.

Name Award Sponsorship Categories

Main Event
Platinum - Best of Show: $1,000
Gold - First Place: $500
Silver - Second Place: $350
Bronze - Third Place: $250
Slate - Honorable Mention: $100
Slate - Peoples’ Choice: $100

“Paint the Market”
Gold - Best of The Market: $500
Silver - First Place: $350
Bronze - Second Place: $250
Steel - Third Place: $150
Slate - Honorable Mention: $100
Slate - Peoples’ Choice: $100

Award Name Sponsorships will be assigned on a first come/first served basis. If the award sponsorship level you sign up for is already filled, you’ll still be a Supporting Sponsor and featured in promotional material.

Payment: Once your sponsorship level has been confirmed, you will be invoiced by LMA for payment.

Contact: Jack Pachuta, LMA President, (262)573-1403,

The streets of West Bend will be overflowing with artists from Thursday, August 8th thru Saturday, August 10th and you can be part of it as a sponsor of West Bend “Arts in August.”

Your sponsorship will demonstrate to the community that you are involved in making West Bend a showcase of beauty and creativity.


During "Arts in August," The League of Milwaukee Artists will coordinate a Plein Air (outdoor) Art Competition and an Art Fair, hosted by The History Center of Washington County, featuring artists from around the state and across the nation.

Your name and logo can be part of the promotional pieces that will be distributed throughout southeastern Wisconsin, letting people know about this unique event.

HERE’S HOW . . .

After reviewing the information, complete the online Sponsorship Application. Each level has associated benefits that you’ll receive.

You won’t need to forward your funds yet. However, your confirmed commitment will help us begin planning an event that will be a highlight of West Bend's 2019.

Artistic regards,
Jack Pachuta
League of Milwaukee Artists

Sponsorship Benefits

2019 West Bend Plein Air Art Competition

August 8th – August 10th

The Plein Air Art competition will consist of two events:

  • “The Main Event,” Thursday, August 8, Friday, August 9 and the morning of Saturday, August 10. Artists will paint the historic heart of the city and the surrounding scenic areas of West Bend.
  • “Paint the Market,” Saturday, August 10, 7am to 11am. Artists will paint the popular West Bend Farmers Market.

Art will be judged on the afternoon of August 10 and winners will be announced during an artists and sponsors reception at 5pm that will be open to the public.

Depending on your level of sponsorship, you’ll receive all or some of these benefits:

Promotional Material: Your name and logo will be on printed material produced in support of the “Arts in August” Plein Air, including rack cards, posters and programs.

Print Ads: Print ads produced will include your name and logo.

Social Media: You will be listed on the LMA Facebook Page and in postings to other social media.

LMA Website: Your name and logo will be added to information in our website, promoting the event.

Your Literature: Literature about you will be at the information table for the public and for artist check-in.

Banners: Your name and logo will be on the banners advertising the event.

Present Awards: A representative from your organization will present the award(s) you are sponsoring.

Nametags: Your name and logo will be on nametags for the event.

Booth Signs: Your logo will be featured on the booth signs of the participants.