Sat Oct 21 ~ Pre-Event Paint Day in Ballinger!
• Come welcome the artists as they spend the day exploring and painting in historic Ballinger (near San Angelo) for their first taste of West Texas! Public reception to view the days' works (all for sale!), 4:00 to 5:00pm, site TBA.
Sun Oct 22 ~ MEET the ARTISTS ~ Paint-Out and Welcome Party!
• Welcome Paint-Out & Party 4pm to 7pm ~ come watch and meet the artists as they paint the downtown and river areas near the museum.
Event Headquarters open 3pm to 5pm - 417 S. Oakes in Gallery Verde.
• 7:02pm - MEET THE ARTISTS Sunset Party at San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, One Love Street.
Mon Oct 23 ~ Christoval Paint Day on Private Ranches
• Christoval, 25 minutes south of San Angelo was home to the 1920’s Texas Artists Camp. Competition Artists will paint on private family ranches in the area and will enjoy lunch and a private evening barbecue on one of the ranches.
• Fresh Paint Gallery open thru Thursday for display & sales of freshly painted artwork from the Ballinger Paint-out and Sunday's Welcome Paint-Out! Event Headquarters Gallery Verde, 417 S. Oakes.
Tues Oct 24 ~ San Angelo Paint Day & Luncheon with the Artists
• Find the Artists painting all morning in the International Water Lily gardens at Civic League Park, 24 S. Park St. Free paint after lunch in the Santa Rita neighborhood area.
• Luncheon with the Artists* under the trees of Ginger & Jack LeWright's beautiful Santa Rita home. Tickets available soon.
• Fresh Paint Gallery open thru Thursday for display and sales of each days' freshly painted artwork. Event Headquarters Gallery Verde, 417 S. Oakes.
Wed Oct 25 ~ Private Ranch Painting Day
• Competition Artists will paint on another historic private ranch in the Christoval area.
• Fresh Paint Gallery open thru Thursday for display and artwork sales at Event Headquarters Gallery Verde, 417 S. Oakes.
Thur Oct 26 ~ Ranch and San Angelo Free Paint Day
• Artists are invited to a morning paintout & lunch on a private ranch near Christoval. After lunch it's a 'free paint' day in and around San Angelo. Check at Event Headquarters for artists locations.
• Fresh Paint Gallery open thru today for display and artwork sales. Event Headquarters Gallery Verde, 417 S. Oakes.
Fri Oct 27 ~ Artist Talks in Schools & around San Angelo
Art Collectors STAMPEDE Awards Party at Fort Concho!
• Competition Artist demonstrations and talks all day in area schools and free to the public in various locations downtown. Schedule TBA.
• Art Collectors STAMPEDE & Awards Party* at Fort Concho tonight! The first glimpse of the 68 Competition Paintings and a chance to meet and mingle with the Competition Artists. $16,000 in cash awards will be presented by judge Roger Dale Brown of Tennessee. See more information on the judge under the 2017 Competition tab.
Sat Oct 28 ~ "Rope Yourself A Painting Day!" at the fairgrounds!
2017 EnPleinAirTEXAS Exhibit & SALE and Party at Fort Concho!
• 9 to 11:30am ~ Open Quick Draw at the San Angelo Fairgrounds, 200 West 43rd St. A 21/2 hour Paint-Out open to the Competition Artists and to any adventurous artist for a $10 entry fee. You'll find cowboys and horses, an indoor roping competition, and hundreds of kids & animals at a Jr. Livestock Show. Details coming soon!
• 9am to 5pm - EnPleinAirTEXAS Artist Exhibit & SALE open and free to the public at the Quartermaster and Commissary Buildings at Fort Concho.
• 1:00 – 4:00 – Competition Artists will be capturing the action, painting on-site at the 64th Annual San Angelo Cinch Roping Fiesta, the longest running stand-alone roping event in the nation! Roping tickets are $12 and go on sale Sept. 5th. Paintings may be viewed and purchased on Sunday. See below!
• "Giddy-up & Rope Yourself a Painting Party!"* – 7pm to 10pm at the Quartermaster Building at Fort Concho. Mingle with the Competition Artists and enjoy a fun night of live music, light snacks, cash bar, and some friendly group painting competition. Grab a paint brush and watch for more details coming soon! Tickets are $25 and will go on sale soon.
Sun Oct 29 ~ Chuck Wagon Breakfast with the Artists,
NEW Paintings added to the Exhibit & SALE at Fort Concho & Judge’s Talk ~ all at Fort Concho
• 9am to 11am - Chuck Wagon Breakfast with the Artists* at Fort Concho. Tickets available soon.
• 9am to 3pm – LAST DAY! EnPleinAirTEXAS Artist Exhibit & SALE open free to the public at the Quartermaster & Commissary buildings at Fort Concho.
• 9am - Doors open for the Roping Paintings Exhibit & Sale!
• 10am – Exhibit area opens for the "Mini-Pearls of the Conchos" Exhibit & Sale! Competition Artists are asked to paint one small painting (6x6, or 6x8) during the week that will not be displayed or for sale until this morning. This is your first and LAST CHANCE to purchase a 2017 EnPleinAirTEXAS painting!
• 11am - Free Demonstration by 2017 EPAT judge Roger Dale Brown at the Quartermaster Building, Fort Concho.
1pm – Roger Dale Brown's Judge’s Talk on the prize-winning paintings in the Quartermaster Building, Fort Concho.
• 3:00pm – EnPleinAirTEXAS ends for 2017!
Mark your calendars and join us next year ~ October 21-28, 2018!
*Denotes ticketed event. Purchase tickets soon on the 'Purchase Tickets' tab under '2017 Competition'.