2019 EnPleinAirTEXAS Events
Please check back often for added information!
Green items are events free and open to the public!
Orange items are events that require a ticket.
Black items are private paint sites & events for Competition Artists only.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19
PRE-PAINT AFTERNOON EVENT in San Angelo with reception following. Free and open to the public!
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20
Competition Artist Registration and paint-out on private ranch.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 21
Competition Artist Paint-Out on private ranches near Christoval, site of the
1920's Texas Artist Camps.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22
Competition Artists paint at the INTERNATIONAL WATER LILY GARDENS with public and school children free to wander and visit. LUNCHEON FOLLOWING, ticketed event. Some artists will be painting on private ranches that afternoon.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23
Competition Artists painting on private ranches north of San Angelo.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24
FREE PAINT DAY for the Competition Artists ~ you may find them and you may not! They are allowed to paint anywhere in the area or return to favorite spots.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25
Competition Artists turn-in their paintings from the week to prepare for hanging and judging.
FREE TALKS & DEMONSTRATIONS in various locations near downtown and in select schools. Everyone is invited to watch, meet the artists, and learn! Locations TBA.
ART COLLECTORS STAMPEDE AWARDS PARTY & SALE ~ your first opportunity to see the 2019 Competition Paintings and everything that was painted this week!
6:30 to 8:30 pm ~ Quartermaster & Commissary Buildings, Fort Concho, 600 Burgess St. Your $100 Ticket includes a $100 credit towards purchase of a painting in the exhibit!
7:00 pm ~ AWARDS PRESENTATION by 2019 judge Donald Demers of Eliot, Maine
The artists donate a portion of all sales back to benefit the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts (SAMFA) free education programs for children in their 17 county service area.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26
QUICK DRAW OPEN PAINT-OUT ~ more information to come! The public can wander and watch all morning for free. Come meet the artists and 'rope yourself a colorful memory' of cowboys and paintbrushes! Sales today benefit the artists and SAMFA.
ANY ARTIST MAY REGISTER ($10 fee) AND COME PAINT at the San Angelo Fairgrounds with the Competition Artists in a timed Paint-Out. Everywhere you look you'll find something to paint - cowboys, horses, lambs & sheep at the Jr. Livestock show, horse-trailers, food trucks, indoor calf-roping arena!
66th ANNUAL ROPING FIESTA ~ Some of the Competition Artists will stay and be in the stands at the longest running stand-alone roping event in the world! Roping tickets are $12 and may be purchased at the gates.
ART IN THE AFTERNOON FOR KIDS ~ more information to come! Kids will have their own 'Art Walk' at the exhibit at the Fort, vote for their favorite, and then sit down to paint, with local and some of the Competition Artists there to wander and help.
Say 'ADIOS' TO THE ARTISTS! ~ gather with the artists for a night under the stars and among the paintings at the Quartermaster Building! AND, be the first to lay eyes on the "MINI-PEARLS of the CONCHOS" Exhibit! Tickets and more information coming soon.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27
Last Day ARTIST EXHIBIT & SALE! Free to the public!
CHUCK WAGON BRUNCH with the ARTISTS! (tickets required)
JUDGES TALK & STRAY CALF AWARD Presentation, free to the public!