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September 2018


Stephen Stauffer Workshop: Fundamentals of Plein Air Painting

September 18 - September 20

$300

LOCATION:  Meet at Escalante Visitor Center at 8:30 AM first day  Three days of instruction prior to festival plein air competition -  Tuesday, September 18 thru Thursday, September 20  COST: $300 / Minimum of 5 - Maximum of 10 The supply list for workshop is here.   Stephen’s love of En Plein Air painting takes him out of the studio and into the surroundings we enjoy in our beautiful country. Painting the alpine splendor of our mountains and streams or the unique…

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Lyn Boyer Workshop 1: Plein Air – Don’t Hit the Wall, Climb It!

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Escalante Interagency Visitor Center Conference Room,

755 West Main Street

ESCALANTE,

UT

84726

United States

$125

Prior to plein air competition: Thursday, September 20 – 9 AM to 6 PM COST: $125 / Minimum of 8 - Maximum of 15 / All ability levels / Supply list: here. This workshop was created to touch on some important skills that are often overlooked in our hurry to ‘make a painting’!  In order to get the most out of our plein air painting adventures we must be able to approach our subject not only with joy and inspiration…

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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.  See below for dates and times. 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 are detailed here: Rules and Guidelines.  All registered artists must agree to these to participate in the competition. Artist Stamp-in Escalante…

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Nocturne Competition

September 21 - September 26

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.   Artist Nocturne Stamp-in Escalante Community Center DAY DATE TIME Friday September 21 8 AM to NOON and 1 PM to 5 PM Saturday September 22 8 AM to NOON and 1 PM to 5 PM Sunday September 23 8 AM to NOON and 1 PM to 5 PM Monday September 24 9…

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The Tale of Two Towns – Watercolor Exhibit

September 21 @ 8:00 am - September 30 @ 6:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until September 30, 2018

Anasazi State Park Museum,

460 North HWY 12

Boulder,

UT

84716

United States

"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.  Using historic photos and viewing existing structures she graphically portrays some of the then most remote parts of the United States .  Stop by to view the…

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Film Fest

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For the second year we are partnering with Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Glen Canyon Natural History Association, Grand Staircase-Escalante Partners, and Boulder Arts Council to celebrate film as a part of the art festival.  The film festival will feature films on a variety of subjects from rivers and adventure to wildlife.  The event is family-friendly.  Click here for more info about the films and fest. Film List The Salmon Will Run Blue Ventures The Refuge Tenkara Kid Yellowstone's Northern Range…

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Stained Antique Glass Studio

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on September 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on September 28, 2018 at 10:00am

Retired Art Festival Director, Sandy Larsen, will have an open studio showing his abstract, eccentric glass windows made entirely from antique glass. Open studio includes tours of the historic rock house, one of the first pioneer structures constructed in the area.         4 miles west of Escalante on HWY 12 then 1 mile west on Main Canyon Road (turn right off HWY 12 onto dirt road and cross bridge - by Slot Canyons Inn).    CAUTION:  low…

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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 bold, strong color in representational fashion.  She has worked as a fulltime artist for 15+ years and part time since college.  Bonnie has studied with…

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Artist Welcome Wine and Cheese Party

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

Vagabond Inn Barn,

115 West Main Street

ESCALANTE,

UT

84726

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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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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