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2016 Sponsor Opportunity

2016 EnPleinAirTEXAS Sponsorship Opportunities

Some of the best plein air artists in the country will arrive in San Angelo this October, painting around our city & countryside.  Local residents & visitors have an opportunity to actively engage as volunteers & as art lovers; watching, learning, & making new friends during a week of mostly free activities.  The artists donate a portion of each painting sold to the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, benefiting arts education activities for thousands of students & adults in the Concho Valley.

In its first two years, EnPleinAirTEXAS has quickly grown into a nationally respected competition.  This could not happen without the continued support of individual & corporate sponsors & patrons.  As a supporter of EnPleinAirTEXAS, you may join the 35 Competition Artists in special social events throughout the week.   Your gift to EnPleinAirTEXAS, hosted by The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts,  is tax deductible.

This event is made possible in part by the generosity of a true patron of the arts, Elta Joyce Murphey-McAfee.  We are deeply indebted to the expression of trust in the future of EnPleinAirTEXAS exhibited by her generous endowment. 

THE ELTA JOYCE MURPHEY SAN ANGELO MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
EN PLEIN AIR TEXAS ENDOWMENT

Thank you, Elta Joyce Murphey-McAfee

 

$15,000 GRAND PATRON OF PLEIN AIR
Thank you, an Anonymous Grand Patron 

  • 8 tickets ~ Collectors STAMPEDE & Awards Party on Friday, October 28, 2016
  • $100 per ticket credit toward purchase of any paintings in the Quartermaster
  • STAMPEDE Exclusive Early Entry for four ~ visit with the artists & preview the paintings
  • Invitation for two – “Meet the Artists” Welcome Reception & other special artist events
  • 4 tickets - Artists Garden Luncheon at the home of Liz & Devon Bates
  • Top billing in all marketing materials and on website

$5,000 PLEIN AIR PATRON

  • 6 tickets ~ Collectors STAMPEDE & Awards Party on Friday, October 28, 2016
  • $100 per ticket credit toward purchase of any paintings in the Quartermaster
  • STAMPEDE Exclusive Early Entry for two ~ visit with the artists & preview the paintings
  • Invitation for two ~ “Meet the Artists” Welcome Reception & other special artist events
  • 2 tickets ~ Artists Garden Luncheon at the home of Liz & Devon Bates
  • Featured in all marketing materials and on website

$2,500 PLEIN AIR ENTHUSIAST

  • 4 tickets ~ Collectors STAMPEDE & Awards Party on Friday, October 28, 2016
  • $100 per ticket credit toward purchase of any paintings in the Quartermaster
  • Invitation for two ~ “Meet the Artists” Welcome Reception & other special artist events
  • 2 tickets ~ Artists Garden Luncheon at the home of Liz & Devon Bates
  • Recognized in all marketing materials and on website

$1500 PLEIN AIR ART LOVER

  • 2 tickets ~ Collectors STAMPEDE & Awards Party on Friday, October 28, 2016
  • $100 per ticket credit toward purchase of any paintings in the Quartermaster
  • Invitation for two ~ “Meet the Artists” 
  • Welcome Reception & other special artist events Recognized in marketing materials and on website   

Additional Opportunities to Sponsor EnPleinAirTEXAS

 

$1000 or $500 FRIENDS OF EnPleinAirTEXAS
Thank you, Doris Jones
Thank you, Candy & Bill Mikeska 

  • 2 tickets ~ Collectors STAMPEDE & Awards Party on Friday, October 28, 2016
  • $100 per ticket credit toward purchase of any paintings in the Quartermaster
  • Invitation ~ “Meet the Artists” Welcome Reception and recognized on website 

Pay here online below for these opportunities!

Donate $1000

Donate $500

 

SPONSOR A COMPETITION ARTIST AWARD or QUICK-DRAW AWARD 

Over $16,000 in awards will be presented during the Collectors STAMPEDE & Quick-Draw Competitions by nationally recognized artist/judge Marc Hanson.  Awards range from $750 to $3500.  Contact event coordinator Barbara B. Rallo for currently available awards at 325-656-2500 or paint@enpleinairtexas.com.  Sponsorship includes these benefits:

  • 2 tickets ~ Collectors STAMPEDE & Awards Party on Friday, October 28, 2016
  • $100 per ticket credit toward purchase of any paintings in the Quartermaster
  • Invitation for two ~ “Meet the Artists” Welcome Reception & other special artist events
  • Recognized in marketing materials and on website 

$3500 GRAND PRIZE, The Elta Joyce Murphey Award,
p
lus a 1/2 page ad in PleinAir Magazine

Thank you, Elta Joyce Murphey and PleinAir Magazine 

$2000 Second Place Award
Thank you, Ike Sugg & Camille Santry 

$1000 Third Place Award
Thank you, Ellen Lassetter & George Shankle 

$1000 Artists' Choice Award & 1/2 page ad in PleinAir Magazine
Thank you Barbara & Joseph Rallo and PleinAir Magazine 

$750  West Texas Precious Water Award
 Thank you, Patsy & Kirk Cleere

$750 Texas Ranchland Award & 1/2 page ad in Southwest Art Magazine
Thank you, B.J. & Richard Mayer and Southwest Art Magazine 

$750 Spirit of San Angelo Award
Thank you, Tina & Douglas Bean 

$750 Museum Purchase Award & 1/2 page ad in Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine
Thank you, Frank Rose and Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine

$750 Architectural Award
 Thank you, Cynthia & Jim Quinn

Two - $750 Awards of Distinction
Thank you, Estelle & Mike Eckert
Thank you, Dr. William and Randi Buche 

$500 Peoples' Choice Award
Thank you, Lauren & Rob Watkins

First Financial Bank's QUICK DRAW on the CONCHOS COMPETITION ARTIST AWARDS -

     $1000 First Prize Award
       Thank you, Trish & Ricky Jordan 

     $600 Second Prize Award & $400 Third Prize Award
       Thank you, Trish & Ricky Jordan 

     $350 Best Non-Competition Artist Painting Award
       Thank you, PASA, Plein Air San Angelo Artists

     $250 Best Local Non-Competition Artist Painting
        Thank you, Camille Santry & Ike Sugg 

     $250 Best Concho River Painting by a Non-Competition Artist
        Thank you, Camille Santry & Ike Sugg 

     $250 Best Historic Concho Street Painting by a Non-Competition Artist  
        Thank you, Ellen Lassetter & George Shankle

     $150 Second Place Award Non-Competition Artist
Thank you, Ellen Lassetter & George Shankle 

SPONSOR A SPECIAL EVENT DURING THE WEEK

The 35 Competition Artists who have been selected to participate in the 2016 EnPleinAirTEXAS competition will be treated to West Texas Hospitality at its finest!  These artists are professionals who make their living selling their artwork, and our commitment is to make this week enjoyable and successful for them. When Sponsors help take care of expenses associated with the artists’ activities, we are able to attract more of the best of the best who want to come compete in San Angelo, and spread the word about what a great event it is for artists.  San Angelo and our museum certainly benefit from this national exposure!

  • SUNDAY NIGHT WELCOME PARTY for the Artists & Sponsors, Oct. 23
    Thank you, Candace & Lee Pfluger 
  • COLLECTORS STAMPEDE & AWARDS PARTY - Quartermaster, Ft. Concho, Oct. 28
    Thank you to an anonymous Grand Patron of EnPleinAirTEXAS & Christoval Vineyards & Winery
  • RANCH PAINTING DAY
    Thank you, Libby & Joe Mims, Nancy & Lon Slaughter 
  • GALLERY VERDE EnPleinAirTEXAS HEADQUARTERS SPONSOR
  • ARTISTS PRIVATE PARTY in Christoval
    Thank you, Concho Christoval River Retreat-Sylvia Pate & 4N Ranches 
  • ARTISTS FAREWELL PARTY in the Quartermaster, Saturday, Oct. 29
    Thank you, Jimmy Powell 
  • LUNCH WITH THE ARTISTS EVENT, Thursday, Oct. 27
    Thank you, Liz & Devon Bates 
  • CHUCK WAGON BREAKFAST WITH THE ARTISTS, Sunday, Oct. 30
    Thank you, Bitsy & Che Stone
  • QUICK DRAW COMPETITION SPONSOR, Saturday, Oct. 29
    Thank you, First Financial Bank
  • MONDAY PRIVATE ARTISTS PARTY at Art in Uncommon Places
    Thank you, Art in Uncommon Places, Deborah & Russ Weatherford, and Mary James 
  • ART IN THE AFTERNOON SPONSOR
    Thank you, Cheryl & Larry Ricci 
  • ARTISTS LUNCHES -Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, & Sat
    Mon - Chick-Fil-A
    Tues - 'Friends of Libby Mims'
  • Wed - Exotic Expressions
    Friday - Miss Hatties Restaurant and Cathouse Saloon
    Saturday - First Financial Bank 
  • QUARTERMASTER EXHIBIT SPONSOR
    Thank you, Shirley & Mike Oliphant 
  • VOLUNTEER/ARTIST APRONS SPONSOR
    Thank you, Downtown San Angelo, Inc. 
  • ARTISTS WELCOME TOTES SPONSOR

These sponsorships range in value from $600 to $6000 and all include tickets (with painting purchase credits) to the Collectors STAMPEDE and Welcome Party. 
For more detailed information on available Sponsorships, contact Barbara Barnhart Rallo, Event Co-ordinator/Co-Chair, at 325-656-2500 or
Paint@enpleinairTEXAS.com.

 

All Gifts are a 501C-3 charitable donation to the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, helping fund future EnPleinAirTEXAS events, and adult & children’s educational programming ~ bringing plein air and art learning opportunities to our area year-round.