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September 2017


“Our Monument” Story Corp Booth

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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One event on September 29, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on September 30, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on September 30, 2017 at 1:00pm

520 West Main Street Suite C,

520 West Main Street

Escalante,

UT

84

United States


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Take a few minutes to join Grand Staircase-Escalante Partners and share your story about Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.  Your story will be added to a collection that expresses the personal impact of engaging with all OUR public lands.

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David Gerald

September 30 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

David Gerald, the son of Rural Mississippi born and raised parents, grew up to the sounds of the blues and R&B music in his hometown, Detroit. He's the youngest of 11 children, 6 of whom were born and partly raised in Mississippi. "Because segregation and racial discrimination were so bad in Mississippi at the time, my dad moved the family north to Detroit when he was 33, so we'd have a better chance at the American dream. Gerald started playing…

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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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Yidan Guo: Watercolor Plein Air

September 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

How to paint landscapes with heavy duty watercolor? How to layout a aesthetically beautiful composition of a landscape painting? How to bravely and quickly spread out foundation colors of a watercolor painting? In my demo, I would like to cover these issues that artists usually struggle with. Yidan Guo is a visiting professor teaching at Southern Utah University. Before this, she was a faculty member who taught at the School of Arts, Renmin University (The People’s University) in Beijing, China,…

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Harun Mehmedinovic: SKYGLOW Project

September 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

After a grueling three-year journey of over 150,000 miles traveled and 3,000,000 pictures taken, renowned timelapse filmmakers Harun Mehmedinovic and Gavin Heffernan proudly introduced SKYGLOW; a hardcover photo book and timelapse video series exploring North America’s remaining magnificent night skies and the grave threat of light pollution to our fragile environment. SKYGLOW explores the history and mythology of celestial observation, the proliferation of electrical outdoor lighting that spurred the rise of the phenomena known as "skyglow,” and the Dark Sky…

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Many Miles Band

September 30 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Truly brilliant jazz singer-songwriter pop/rock of absolute world class. — Heaven Magazine Drawing inspiration from their home of Zion National Park, Many Miles unique sound is best described as a blend of The Police, Amy Winehouse, Dave Matthews Band and Adele. With two powerhouse songwriters/lead vocalists Many Miles connects with a wide range of audiences with their funky soul/pop/rock sound and unique blend of styles.  More on Many Miles here.    

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Plein Air Award Ceremony and Reception

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Festival closes with a reception and award ceremony open to all.  Refreshments are served and a cash wine bar is available.  The silent art auction closes and winning bidders rejoice.  Competition winners are announced and the following prizes are awarded: Best of Show Purchase Award** – Oil/Acrylic – $1500 Best of Show Purchase Award** – Watercolor/Mixed Media/Pastel – $1500 Award of Excellence – a half-page ad in Southwest Art Magazine valued @ $2,305 Awards of Merit, 2 in each category – $500…

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David Gerald

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

David Gerald, the son of Rural Mississippi born and raised parents, grew up to the sounds of the blues and R&B music in his hometown, Detroit. He's the youngest of 11 children, 6 of whom were born and partly raised in Mississippi. "Because segregation and racial discrimination were so bad in Mississippi at the time, my dad moved the family north to Detroit when he was 33, so we'd have a better chance at the American dream. Gerald started playing…

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October 2017


Festival Finale Brunch

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

This no-host brunch at the close out the festival on Sunday is the last opportunity to purchase art from festival artists.  You never know what crazy art deals you might secure at this closing event.

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Festival Finale Brunch

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

This no-host brunch at the close out the festival on Sunday is the last opportunity to purchase art from festival artists.  You never know what crazy art deals you might secure at this closing event.

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