Exhibits

2021 Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Artist in Residence Exhibit

LOCATION: Escalante Town Park
September 24 - September 25
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Stop by the GSENM Artist in Residence Exhibit Tent to see the results of a month of creating art by the 2021 GSENM Artist in Residence, Günther Haidenthaller.  Artwork will be for sale.

Günther grew up drawing and painting. He was awarded Sterling Scholar in Art from Granite High School (SLC) in 1974, and majored in illustration and advertising design at Utah State University. He then spent 26 years in advertising graphic design and art direction, with occasional illustration projects to keep things interesting. He left full time employment to pursue his passion for painting. He has studied with a number of well-known, prominent artists including Gael Lindstrom, Kara Schmidt, Randall Sexton, Brittany Scott, Joshua Clare, Susan Jarvis, Carl Purcell, Kathryn Stats, Stephen Stauffer, Colley Whisson, Lyn Boyer, and Doug Braithwaite.  See more of Günther’s work here

 

 

 

 


Featured Artist Exhibit

LOCATION: Escalante Town Park
September 24 - September 25
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Visit the Featured Artist Tent in the park to see an exhibit presented by the 2021 Escalante Canyons Art Festival Featured Artist – Sandy Larsen.  

 

 


Plein Air Exhibit and Art Sale

September 24 - September 25
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Plein aire painting exhibit

The Plein Air Exhibit and Sale is the highlight of the festival and showcases art submitted for the Plein Air Competitions.  The show typically includes more than 200 entries in oil, pastel, watercolor, and other mixed media that have been produced during the days leading up to the show by registered artists of all levels of experience.   The exhibit is a great venue for purchasing art and seeing how the region’s rural and natural landscapes have been interpreted and captured on canvas or paper by artists from near and far.  


Join us in 2022 for Quilt Exhibit

LOCATION: People’s Exchange
September 24 - September 25
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

Every quilt has a story. Visit the Quilt Exhibition and enjoy the art, workmanship, and history of these beautiful quilts.