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Plein Air Painting Competition

September 21 - September 26

The Plein Air Painting Competition allows artists six full days to paint.  Canvas stamping occurs at the Escalante Community Center and begins Friday, September 21.  Final painting entries must be submitted on Wednesday, September 26 between 11 AM and 6 PM at the Escalante Community Center. Rules and guidelines for competing in the Escalante Canyons Plein Air Competition […]

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Nocturne Competition

September 21 @ 8:00 am - September 26 @ 5:00 pm

New this year, the Nocturne Competition allows artists to paint throughout the week at night and enter one artwork for judging.  Any media may be used.  Other general competition guidelines apply.  

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2:00 pm

Bonnie Griffith: Pastel Painting Landscapes

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


  Watch Bonnie Griffith's demonstration and and punch up your pastel painting skills!  Bonnie will share the pastel techniques that she uses to create dynamic landscapes in the studio and in plein air.   Bonnie Griffith is an artist who paints the western landscape in pastel and oil.  She captures the essence of the land in […]

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6:00 pm

Artist Welcome Cocktail Party

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Vagabond Inn Barn,

115 West Main Street




United States

**This event open to registered artists, festival committee, volunteers, and supporters, and their family members.    A welcome party hosted by one of the festival’s original founding funders, Steve Roberts, is held to welcome artists to town. 

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8:30 pm

Allen Brockbank: Moonlighting – Extend Your Painting Day with a Nocturne

September 22 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Bring your painting gear and a headlamp so you can paint with the group - or just bring a chair and watch.  This demo will go over the principles that contribute to a successful nocturne. Meet at the Artists' Welcome Party, Saturday, September 22, 6 PM – Vagabond Inn.      Allen learned his love for art […]

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