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Nocturne Competition

TBD

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.  

Plein Air Painting Competition

TBD

Artist Stamp-in   DAY DATE TIME Friday September 17 8 AM to NOON and 1 PM to 5 PM Saturday September 18 8 AM to NOON and 1 PM to 5 PM Sunday September 19 8 AM to NOON and 1 PM to 5 PM Monday September 20 9 AM to NOON Final painting entries must be submitted on […]

Sue Martin: Abstracting the Landscape in Oil and Cold Wax

TBD

Sue will demonstrate her process of using oil paints and cold wax medium to abstract the landscape. She will explain the materials used (canvas vs. panels, and credit card vs. palette knives), and the challenges of using this process en plein air (it melts in direct sun). Sue Martin came to art later in life […]

Louise Sackett: Including the Critters

Meet at Escalante Town Park Pavilion

This demo will include various ways to include local critters in your paintings, specifically cattle or horses, depending on their cooperation. The presentation will be in oil, conducted on a linen panel toned with a warm acrylic undertone to minimize ‘white dandruff’ in the finished piece. Techniques can be adapted to other media and translates […]

Paint-Around

Escalante Heritage Center Escalante

The Paint Around is an event where 4-person teams of artists each "paint-around" to create paintings.  Teams of painters will, in turn, work on a single piece.  Teams have two hours to finish their painting, each member taking 15 minute turns.  Each artist will add to and modify the piece under development, according to their […]

Arts & Crafts Fair

Escalante Town Park

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 […]

Local & Vendor Goods and Services Silent Auction

Escalante Town Park

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!

Valerie and Ellen Orlemann: Painting Together – the Fun and Challenges of Mother-Daughter Painting

Meet at Escalante Town Park Pavilion

Join a mother-daughter tandem demo where Valerie and Ellen and will paint and talk about their creative processes and boundaries.  Valerie thinks that parenting a teen requires balance between providing the resources for her daughter to succeed and then getting out of the way so that the success is truly hers.   Valerie provides supplies and […]

Arts & Crafts Fair

Escalante Town Park

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 […]

Local & Vendor Goods and Services Silent Auction

Escalante Town Park

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!