Competitions

Plein Air Painting Competition

LOCATION: Escalante Community Center
September 18-September 23

The Plein Air Painting Competition allows artists six full days to paint.  Canvas stamping occurs at the Escalante Community Center and begins Friday, September 18.  See below for dates and times.

Final painting entries must be submitted on Wednesday, September 23 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 Community Center

DAY DATE TIME
Friday September 18 8 AM to NOON and 1 PM to 5 PM
Saturday September 19 8 AM to NOON and 1 PM to 5 PM
Sunday September 20 8 AM to NOON and 1 PM to 5 PM
Monday September 21 9 AM to NOON

 
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Nocturne Competition

LOCATION: Escalante Community Center
September 18-September 23

The Nocturne Competition allows artists to paint throughout the week at night and enter one artwork for judging.  Any media may be used.  $875 in prizes.  Other general competition guidelines apply.  



Paint Out – Hells Backbone Loop

LOCATION: Escalante Community Center
September 22 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

$875 in prizes

Stamp-in: 7 AM to NOON / Submission: 2 PM to 5 PM

Find the perfect painting location along the loop created by driving the loop that connects Hell’s Backbone Scenic Backway and Scenic Byway 12.  This route has both slickrock canyons and forests,  pavement and gravel roads – so take your pick.