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Liz Bonham

Liz Bonham's painting at the International Waterlily Collection during 2020 EnPleinAirTexas

Neal Hughes Texas Artist Camp Award

Neal Hughes wins the Texas Artist Camp Award at Quillen Ranch

Merfield Batson at Roping 2020

Lori Merfeld-Batson paints at the San Angelo Roping Fiesta

Meagher and Kitts Field Ranch

Spencer Meagher and Thomas Kitts discover light and shadow in a washed out draw on the Field Ranch

Richard Sneary Ranch
Richard Sneary grabs the architectural details of the Hunter cabin on the Quillen Ranch.
Stables Display Area

The Stables at Fort Concho proved to be an amazing venue for the 2020 EnPleinAirTEXAS paintings.

Grand Prize Susan Lynn

Susan Lynn receives the Elta Joyce Murphey Grand Prize Award for her watercolor titled "Peace on the River".

Olena Babek

Olena Babak captures the essence of the "Passing it On" bronze on the Paseo walk to the river downtown.

Museum purchase award

Carla Bosch receives the Museum Purchase Award for "Day's Reward" with sponsors Lee & Patrick Moore.

2020 Awards Stampede Exhibit and sale
Buyers perusing the amazing 2020 EnPleinAirTEXAS paintings from the competition week.


Brienne Brown painting at Quillen Ranch
Brienne Brown is taken with West Texas caliche road on the Quillen Ranch during EPAT 2020.
Artist Shawn Cornell talking to SAISD students

Shawn Cornell explains his handmade painting travel box to Central High School art students who came to watch the artists at the International Waterlily Collection.


8th Annual 
International Juried Competition 

October 23 - 30, 2021

Artist Applications accepted through June 1, 2021!


2021 Juror - Michael Obermeyer
2021 Judge of Awards - Sara Linda Poly

In the Steps of the Master: A West Texas Adventure
Celebrating 100 years of plein air painting in West Texas! 
Click HERE to read about how we got to this point, and how EnPleinAir TEXAS is
the descendant of Frank Reaugh and his student's adventures!

Thank you, Outdoorpainter.com and PleinAir Magazine for posting this story by author Linda Bond.


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2020 EPAT Artist Paintings!

Awards Judge Tim Newton presents the 2020 EnPleinAirTEXAS Elta Joyce Murphey GRAND PRIZE AWARD
Susan Lynn, for "Peace on the River"

Click here to view all 2020 Winning Paintings!

2020 Awards Judge's Talk, Click HERE
Awards Judge Tim Newton showcases each of the 2020 prize winners and shares his reasons for selecting them, through his eyes as a highly respected art collector and curator.


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