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Bill Farnsworth at Sunset on the Harkey Ranch

Bill Farnsworth at Sunset on the Harkey Ranch

'Along the Concho' by Christine Lashley

'Along the Concho' by Christine Lashley

Jill Basham on a windy divide at the Bowen Ranch

Jill Basham on a windy divide at the Bowen Ranch

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 John Caggiano painting in San Angelo's M.L. Leddy's boot shop

Christine Lashley, a nocturne on historic Concho Street
Christine Lashley, a nocturne on historic Concho Street
Thomas Kitts painting the Head of the River Ranch

Thomas Jefferson Kitts painting the Head of the River Ranch

Carla Bosch's interpretation of the Bowen Ranch 2

Carla Bosch's interpretation of the Bowen Ranch 

Rancher-hosted dinner for the artists after a day of painting

Rancher-hosted dinner for the artists after a day of painting

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Thomas Jefferson Kitts painting at Fort Concho

Artist Mark Akins of Colorado leads a kids' artwalk during Art in the Afternoon

Artist Mark Akins of Colorado leads a kids' artwalk during Art in the Afternoon

Awards Judge Don Demers during his talk What Makes an Exceptional Painting

Awards Judge Don Demers during his talk What Makes an Exceptional Painting

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Artists painting at Fort Concho

Stampede Party

Art Collectors Stampede Awards Party & Sale

Artists Group Photo

2019 EnPleinAirTEXAS crew with the competition artists

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Spencer Meagher and the 'Chuck Wagon' - painted Sunday morning at brunch

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Artists Joe Anna Arnett and D.K. Palecek enjoy the Chuck Wagon Brunch


Mark your calendars for.. 

7th Annual
EnPleinAirTEXAS 
International Juried Competition 

October 18 - 25, 2020
with Pre-event Paint-Out on October 17th
 

NOW ACCEPTING ARTIST APPLICATIONS! 

January 1 to May 15*, 2020

Click HERE for Application instructions!  30 Artists will be selected to join the top 4 winners from 2019 EnPleinAirTEXAS to compete for over $20,000 in cash awards at the 2020 EnPleinAirTEXAS event.

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 PLEASE NOTE DATE EXTENSION due to the later dates of the Plein Air Convention!

2020 Juror, Sara Linda Poly

A respected professional artist in Easton, Maryland, Sara Linda is probably best-known for her
paintings of atmospheric landscapes and sweeping skies. 

 As juror, she will select 30 Competition Artists from the applications received by May 15, 2020
joining the top 4 winners from 2019,

Hiu Lai Chong, Thomas Jefferson Kitts, Zufar Bikbov, and Qiang Huang ~ 
all competing for $20,000 in cash awards and over $15,000 in merchandise awards
at the 2020 EnPleinAirTEXAS competition.

2020 Awards Judge, Tim Newton
One of the leading art collectors of the country, Tim is currently the publisher of American Art & Architecture and past CEO of the Salmagundi Club, New York City.

Click Here to View ALL the 2019 Competition Paintings!


CLICK HERE to view and download last year's 2019 Event Guide!

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