September 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
A late afternoon group demonstration has become a festival favorite where artists and those who enjoy the creation of art gather to watch different artists, with different styles and approaches, tackle a similar landscape to create a painting in a couple hours.
The following artists will participate in this year’s group demonstration:
Sloane Keates (FLORIDA)
Painting , drawing and love for the arts has always been part of Sloane’s life. To be a professional artist has always been a dream. Creating a new original painting that is uplifting and bringing a smile to the viewers face is her goal. Sloane enjoyed sharing her works with the public since 2008. Over the years she shown in juried art shows and has received numerous awards. Sloane’s works is in private and corporate collections internationally. Being an artist is about the journey. See more of Sloane’s work here.
Katy Ann Fox (WYOMING)
Both a studio and plein air painter, Katy Ann Fox paints western landscapes and moments she notices. She primarily paints in oils but loves an occasional fresh and fluid watercolor. Her work is shown in art spaces from Jackson Hole to Reno, Nevada. She and her dog gang reside in the Tetons but wander throughout the West witnessing the honesty and harmony the wide-open spaces have to offer. See more of Katy’s work here.
Kit Frost (COLORADO)
Kit Frost is an artist, and educator and has served as an Artist in Residence in our National Parks since 2015. Kit has been in residence at Crater Lake, Acadia, Capitol Reef, Mesa Verde, Glacier and was chosen as the next AIR at Yellowstone National Park. Passionate about being outdoors in our spectacular Southwest, Kit can be found painting in some of our most stunning vistas and quiet landscapes. After retiring from a career as an arts educator, Kit has devoted her time to making art in many forms, and is passionate about sharing her expertise with others. A Degree in Design and Crafts, followed by a Masters in Weaving and Education; on retirement, Kit once again picked up oil paints and oil pastels. She credits her teacher Michelle Chrisman with influencing her style of blocking in with brush and quickly moving through her painting with palette knives. She describes oils as like butter, smooth and delicious to work with. See more of Kit’s work here.
Loretta Domaszewski (MONTANA)
Loretta Domaszewski paints to create visual poetry with a deep connection to the earth as a living body. Spirit of Place is the inspiration for exploring the concept of the journey, the pathway, the personal quest. She speaks a universal language. Loretta has a BFA from Tufts University, the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts, and a K-12 Art Teaching Certificate from Brandeis University. She is an award winning contemporary artist from Montana exhibiting nationally in galleries and museums, teaching all ages and levels for over 40 years. Loretta has been awarded the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument’s 20th Year Anniversary Artist in Residence, Escalante Paint the River Horse Pack Trip, Escalante Arts Festival Best in Show First Place Watercolor, Mixed Media, and 2nd Place in the Plein Air Paint Out. She is a member of the American Impressionist Society, Plein Air Painters of New Mexico, and Laguna Plein Air Painters Association. See more of Loretta’s work here.