Events for September 27, 2019
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Check back for the exact date. 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 email@example.com to […]
The Plein Air Exhibit is the highlight of the festival and showcases all 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 […]
Check back for information on the 2019 Artist in Residence.
Artisans, artists and crafters from around the region come to Escalante each year to share their unique products with festival attendees. The Arts & Crafts Fair is great for finding regionally made items that have a story to tell about the area and those who live and work here. Jewelry, ceramics, photography, wooden crafts, fiber […]
Artists display and sell plein air paintings created during the week but not entered in the competition in the Artists Overflow Sales Tent, located just outside the Exhibit Hall. Artwork need not be framed but must have current year's festival stamp on the back and have been completed during current year's festival. To sell artwork in the Artists Overflow […]
Plan to stop by the Silent Auction that features goods and services from local area businesses and festival vendors to bid on items to help support festival programming. You never know what great items and fun services you might find to bid on. Be sure to bid often and generously!
NOTE: $10 fee to be collected day of program to cover cost of supplies. Limited to 20 participants. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a space. This winter, after some unpleasant discoveries about two of her favorite colors, Lisa took a deep dive into the secret lives of pigments and detoured into the process of making paint. She’ll demonstrate […]
How does the artist capture an essence, the core, of an experience or place? Artist Sue Tyler demonstrates the process of creating a mixed media work using water media in order to convey a deeper expression of the natural world and interactions with it. Through acrylics, collage materials and other support materials, Sue begins with […]
The Paint Around is an event where 4-person teams of artists each "paint-around" to create paintings. Teams have two hours to finish their painting, each member taking 15 minute turns. Teams of painters will, in turn, work on a single piece. Each artist will add and modify the piece under development, according to their vision […]