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Bill Farnsworth at Sunset on the Harkey Ranch

Bill Farnsworth at Sunset on the Harkey Ranch

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The 2020 EnPleinAirTEXAS Competition Artists will be announced on June 2, 2020!
Click here for Announcement details!

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One of the amazing new private ranches the artists will be painting on this year!

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 

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One of the amazing new private ranches the artists will be painting on this year!

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

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

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

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Artists painting at Fort Concho

Stampede Party

Art Collectors Stampede Awards Party & Sale


Mark your calendars for the 

7th Annual EnPleinAirTEXAS
International Juried Competition 

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

Click Here to view this year's Competition Artists!


2020 Selected Artists for EnPleinAirTEXAS
(Artists from 20 states were selected from entries from 26 states and 4 continents)

Last Year’s Winners, Invited Artists for 2020:

Hiu Lai Chong, Grand Prize Easton, MD
(unable to attend this year)

Zufar Bikbov, 2nd Place Award Oakville, CT

Thomas Kitts, 3rd Place Award Portland, OR

Qiang Huang, Artists Choice Award Cedar Park, TX

Selected Competition Artists for 2020:  

Olena Babak - Hartland, ME

Jill Basham - Trappe, MD

Tim Beall - St. Michaels, MD

Lon Brauer - Granite City, IL 

Brienne Brown - Julian, PA

John Caggiano - Rockport, MA

Debbie Carroll - Christoval, TX

Shawn Cornell - St. Louis, MO

Bill Farnsworth - Venice, FL

Diane Frossard - Tyler, TX

Ray Hassard - Cincinatti, OH 

Catherine Hillis - St. Simons Island, GA 

 Hai-Ou Hou - Stevenville, MD

Debra Howard - Lady’s Island, SC 

Kathleen Hudson - Lexington, KY 

Neal Hughes - Medford, NJ 

 Charlie Hunter - Bellows Falls, VT

Debra Huse - Costa Mesa, CA 

 Christine Lashley - Reston, VA

Susan Lynn - Rockport, MA 

Spencer Meagher - Mount Vernon, IL

Lori Merfeld-Batson - Westcliff, CO

Michael Orwick - Beaverton, OR

DK Palecek - KauKauna, WI

Antwan Ramar - Orlando, FL 

Jason Sacran - Fort Smith, AR 

Mark Shasha - Swampscott, MA 

Richard Sneary - Kansas City, MO 

Nancy Tankersley - Easton, MD 

Sherri Thomas - Larsen, WI 

Stewart White - Easton, MD

 

                                           

ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2020 ARTISTS

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 Western Art & Architecture magazine and past CEO of the Salmagundi Club in New York City.

Take a look at last year's talk by Awards Judge Donald Demers...

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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