Events for September 26, 2018
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 […]
"The Tale of Two Towns", a watercolor exhibit by Escalante artist Harriet Priska, is on display through October 27th at Anasazi State Park Museum. Harriet, owner of Serenidad Gallery, has studied the local history and represented the early pioneer days showing the relationship between Boulder and Escalante as they were settled in the last part of the 19th century. […]
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.
During business hours, stop by the Escalante Kazan Medical Center to see the Best of Show winning paintings dating back to the beginning of the festival. The collection features a variety of styles and types of artworks. Since the medical center opened the collection has been on display here so the public has ready access […]
Wednesday, September 26 and Thursday, September 27 – 9 AM to 4 PM COST: $250 includes supplies / Beginner to Intermediate / Minimum of 3 - Maximum of 12 In this two-day workshop Carol will show you how to design, carve and print a multi-layered reduction print. She will guide you through how to design […]
In this demo, Rae Ellen will show how she incorporates mixed media elements in her plein air paintings. She’ll combine collage elements, local stories, acrylic paint, even bits of tin foil to create a colorful and contemporary piece of art. She’ll also discuss the interplay between forms, and the negative spaces they create, so elements appear to be having […]
A late afternoon group demonstration has become a festival favorite where artists and those who enjoy the creation of art gather to watch different artists, with different styles and approaches, tackle a similar landscape to create a painting in a couple hours. The following are the 2018 artists participating in this year's group demonstration: […]