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September 2017


Scott Geary: ORIENTATION to Hike-in Watercolor Painting

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Escalante Interagency Visitor Center Conference Room,

755 West Main Street

ESCALANTE,

UT

84726

United States


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Orientation for the Hike-in Watercolor Painting Workshop with the 2017 GSENM Artist in Residence Scott Geary is required prior to participating in the day-long field workshop on September 28.  See below for details about the workshop.   

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Bonnie Griffith: Alcohol Inks on Tiles

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Escalante Interagency Visitor Center Conference Room,

755 West Main Street

ESCALANTE,

UT

84726

United States


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A nominal fee of $10 will be collected at the workshop to cover provided materials.  Space is limited to 20.  Please email: info@escalantecanyonsartfestival.org to reserve a space.  It is suggested that those participating bring latex or vinyl gloves and wear old clothes or an apron. Get ready to create!  Use alcohol based inks to create impressionistic or abstract art on ceramic tiles and Yupo paper.  The inks are brilliant in color and can blend in freeform patterns or be applied…

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Scott Geary: Hike-in Watercolor Painting

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Meet in Escalante Interagency Visitor Center Parking Lot,

755 West Main Street

ESCALANTE,

UT

84726

United States


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NOTE:  Orientation for this workshop is on Tuesday afternoon.  Please see above for more details. Workshop is limited to 10 people and costs $10 to cover supplies.   To secure attendance please RSVP : info@escalantecanyonsartfestival.org. Join 2017 GSENM Artist in Residence, Scott Geary for a day of hiking and painting.  He will highlight how to travel light and paint with watercolors to capture natural settings away from the roads in more remote settings.  This is Scott's favorite way to paint and…

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Scott Geary: Pushpin Collage

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hands on Art Tent – Festival Plaza,

North 100 West

Escalante,

UT

84726

United States


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Collage to be created intermittently throughout the day - stop by as you have time. Join 2017 Artist in Residence Scott Geary to create a Push Pin Collage.  Large sheets of drawing paper and drawing/painting supplies will be provided for participants. After the paper has been drawn or painted on, it is cut into irregular shapes and attached to a large panel with push pins. The idea here is to make a large, colorful , ever-changing, abstract painting. This project…

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Lisa Hartman: Natural Element Owls

September 29 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Hands on Art Tent – Festival Plaza,

North 100 West

Escalante,

UT

84726

United States


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Owls are a part of our natural habitat here in the Grand Staircase-Escalante region. They live in the Pinyon-Juniper woodland - some live underground, while others live in town nesting in tree cavities or barn rafters. Join us to create an owl figure made from natural elements found in Escalante. This activity is appropriate for children 8 - 18. Younger children need supervision.

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Nancy Lewis: Introductory Hands-on Painting Outside

September 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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One event on September 30, 2017 at 11:00am

Locations: Sept 23 - Boulder Town Park;  Sept 30 - Hands on Art Tent-Festival Plaza, Escalante Free and open to all ages 7 and up, but limited to 12 people.  Please email: info@escalantecanyonsartfestival.org to reserve a space.  Bring water, snacks, a hat, sunscreen, and maybe bug spray.   Nancy Lewis will lead a free outside painting adventure which is open for anyone with a creative spirit - no experience necessary - bring the whole family.  She will start with an…

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Scott Geary: Throwdown Assemblage Art

September 30 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Hands on Art Tent – Festival Plaza,

North 100 West

Escalante,

UT

84726

United States


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Join 2017 Artist in Residence Scott Geary to create a Throwdown Assemblage Artwork.  This project is a large-scale “anything goes” assemblage piece. Paint, brushes, tools and “found objects” (aka junk) are attached to a large sheet of Masonite and participants are invited to work spontaneously . They can attach various objects, paint them, attach more stuff , paint more, etc. The result is a complex, wacky, sometimes quite beautiful piece of contemporary art.  Throwdowns can be hugely fun (but messy...don't…

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