2020 EnPleinAirTEXAS Events
October 17 - 25, 2020
Make plans now to attend your favorite events!
Watch for new updates and additions...
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 17, 2020
PRE-PAINT AFTERNOON in San Angelo!
It's your first opportunity to come WELCOME the 2020 EPAT Artists to town and watch them paint at several advertised locations! Today is just a warm-up for the artists before the event starts officially on Sunday.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2020
The Competition Artists will officially check-in this morning. We are putting all the details together for an exciting PAINT-OUT location that afternoon where the public may be able to watch again and meet more of the artists! Details to come.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2020
Competition Artist Paint-Out on private ranches near Christoval, site of the 1920's Texas Artist Camps.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2020
A magical Morning as around 15 of the artists Paint at the INTERNATIONAL WATERLILY GARDENS! Come wander among the lilies and watch your favorite EnPleinAirTEXAS Artists paint at the park.
LUNCHEON FOLLOWING at noon, ticket & event details to come.
Some artists will be painting on private ranches that afternoon.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2020
Competition Artists painting on private ranches around of San Angelo.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2020
It's a 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. If you would like to commission your favorite artist to paint something for you, make arrangements earlier in the week at EPAT Headquarters or with the artist.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2020
Competition Artists turn-in their paintings from the week this morning, to prepare for judging, tonight's exhibition, and the awards party.
ARTISTS WILL BE IN THE SCHOOLS this afternoon, sharing their experiences and expertise with elementary to high school classes!
ART COLLECTORS STAMPEDE AWARDS PARTY & SALE ~ your first opportunity to see the 2020 Competition Paintings and everything that was painted this week!
6:30 to 8:30 pm ~ Quartermaster & Commissary Buildings, Fort Concho, 700 Burgess St. Your $100 Ticket includes a $100 credit towards purchase of a painting in the exhibit!
7:00 pm ~ AWARDS PRESENTATION by 2020 judge Tim Newton of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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 18 county service area.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2020
MORNING PAINT-OUT at the ROPING! ~ 8am to Noon ~ Come wander and watch at the SA Fairgrounds for free. For many of the artists, this is something completely foreign to them and they look forward all week to this event! Meet the artists and 'rope yourself a colorful memory' of cowboys and paintbrushes! Sales today benefit the artists and SAMFA.
HIGH NOON ~ Exhibit, SALE & Awards outside the Housley Building. Come find your favorites!
67th ANNUAL ROPING FIESTA ~ Some of the Competition Artists will stay and be in the stands this afternoon at the 67th annual San Angelo Roping Fiesta! Roping tickets are $12 and may be purchased at the gates.
ART IN THE AFTERNOON FOR KIDS ~ 2 & 3 pm! At last year's event, the kids had their own 'Art Walk' at the exhibit at Fort Concho, voted for their favorite, and then sat down to paint, with local and some of the Competition Artists there to wander and help. More details to come as we make this year's kids programs even better!
FREE & sponsored by San Angelo Cultural Affairs Council!
9am to 5 pm ~ THE 2020 EPAT EXHIBIT & SALE at the Quartermaster & Commissary Buildings at Fort Concho. Come see this panorama of West Texas interpreted in ways you cannot imagine. Seeing over 350 paintings all together as you enter the buildings is quite an experience and we are certain you'll find a few you can't resist! All purchases benefit the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts and the Artists.
6:30 to 9:00 pm ~ 'ADIOS' TO THE ARTISTS PARTY!~ 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!
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2020
10 am to 3 pm ~ Last Day ARTIST EXHIBIT & SALE! Free to the public!
11 am to 1 pm ~ CHUCK WAGON BRUNCH with the ARTISTS!
1 pm ~ JUDGES TALK & STRAY CALF AWARD Presentation
Awards Judge Tim Newton will speak about his choices for the winning paintings. Free to the public!
3 pm ~ EnPleinAirTEXAS closes for this year.