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September 2018


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 at home.  His father was an outdoor enthusiast who led Allen on mountain climbs and backpacking trips across the American west.  His mother was an…

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Graham Goff: Sketching along the Escalante

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Meet in Escalante Interagency Visitor Center Parking Lot,

755 West Main Street

ESCALANTE,

UT

84726

United States


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NOTE: Basic level of fitness to hike for up to six miles on uneven terrain and carry food, water, and supplies for a day in the canyons required.  All skill levels encouraged.  Please bring your favorite sketchbook and whatever you like to draw with.   Limited to 11 participants. RSVP to info@escalantecanyonsartfestival.org to reserve a space.     Prepare for a lovely day of wandering through the Escalante River Canyon with the 2018 GSENM Artist in Residence, Graham Goff, and your sketchbook.  For over two decades Graham…

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R. Gregory Summers Workshop: Unlimiting the Limited Palette

September 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Meet in Escalante Interagency Visitor Center Conference Room,

755 West Main Street

Escalante,

UT

84726

United States


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$110

Monday, September 24 - 8:30 AM to 4 PM COST: $110 / Minimum of 6 - Maximum of 14 / All ability levels with a basic understanding of the materials/Click here for supply list.   This workshop will better prepare you for creating working studies of the landscape that surrounds you, quickly, and efficiently. Focus on capturing the light, understanding the nuances of color, the effects of light, and temperature on the world that surrounds you. Painting outdoors is not just going…

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2003-2017 Best of Show Exhibit

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on September 25, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 26, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 27, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 9:00am

Escalante Kazan Medical Center,

570 East Moqui Lane

Escalante,

UT

84726

United States


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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 to viewing and appreciating it.  

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Peggy Trigg and Gail Denton: Shake, Rattle and Roll – Get New Eyes, New Ears and More Air in Your Head!

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NOTE:  $10 fee to be collected day of program.  Limited to 15 participants.   RSVP to info@escalantecanyonsartfestival.org to reserve a space. Yes, you too can release and exchange  your tight, controlled, anxious, rule-bound accuracy for seeing shapes (instead of leaves), values (instead of recipes) and passion (instead of cramped fingers). Explore color, shape, composition and energy from a whole new perspective. Shake it up, rattle it around, and roll in the ecstasy of fresh insight. This program includes four mini mixed media lessons…

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Bonnie Griffith: Paint n’ Pint

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

4th West Pub,

425 West Main Street

ESCALANTE,

UT

84726

United States


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NOTE: $20 fee to be collected day of program to cover materials.  Limited to 20 participants (must be 21 years or older). All skill levels welcome.  Appetizers will be served; beer, wine and cocktails available for purchase. RSVP to info@escalantecanyonsartfestival.org to reserve a space.      Paint along with award-winning artist Bonnie Griffith during this fun-filled evening at Escalante's newest night spot - the 4th West Pub.     Bonnie Griffith is an artist who paints the western landscape in pastel and oil.  She captures the essence…

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Celebrate Scenic Byway 12 Paint Out

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

$875 in prizes Stamp-in: 7 AM to NOON / Submission: 2 PM to 5 PM "Celebrate Scenic Byway 12" is the theme for the 2018 Paint-Out. Artists will paint along Scenic Byway 12.  Proceeds will be donated to the Scenic Byway 12 Foundation to support their programming and initiatives.      

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Jill Simkins: Colorful Watercolor Portraits

September 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In this demonstration you will learn how to draw your image on paper using basic guidelines of feature placement and composition and how to find symmetry and balance of eyes, ears, and nose, creating a likeness of your subject.  Watercolor is an exciting medium to work with because it has a mind of it's own which makes your portraits interesting and unpredictable.  By adding unexpected colors, squiggles, and splots, you can create unique, painterly portraits.  Bring a ruler, sketchbook and…

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Artists’ Open Jam Session

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Vagabond Inn Barn,

115 West Main Street

ESCALANTE,

UT

84726

United States

All artists and local musicians are invited to bring their instruments to this hootenanny- style open-jam session event.   Come play, sing or just listen as our talented artists and locals show off their musical talents!    

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Carol Bold Workshop: Reduction Linocut

September 26 @ 9:00 am - September 27 @ 4:00 pm

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One event on January 1, 1970 at 9:00am

Escalante Interagency Visitor Center Conference Room,

755 West Main Street

ESCALANTE,

UT

84726

United States

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 and prepare your image for the reduction process. You will learn how to transfer your design and techniques for proper linoleum block carving. And finally,…

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