FRIDAY ~ October 22, 2021
5:30 – 7:30 pm WELCOME THE ARTISTS!
Sponsor & Host Exclusive
Meet the 2021 EnPleinAirTEXAS Competition Artists at an informal gathering on the rooftop at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
SATURDAY - SUNDAY ~ Oct. 23 – 24, 2021
All Day RANCH PAINTING DAYS
Artists will be painting on private ranches these two days with no public access.
MONDAY – TUESDAY ~ Oct. 25 – 26, 2021
All Day CHRISTOVAL RANCH PAINTING DAYS
Artists painting out on private ranches these two days with no public access.
WEDNESDAY ~ Oct. 27, 2021
All Day OPEN PAINT - SAN ANGELO PAINT DAY & PAINT ROCK AREA
Artists will be painting almost ANYWHERE!
THURSDAY ~ Oct. 28, 2021
All Day FIELD RANCH ARTFUL EXPERIENCE
Spend a day out on the ranch with the Artists!
Spend the day on the Field Ranch as guests of Jennifer & Tim Crutchfield where you’ll be guided to various sites where artists are painting. Enjoy a late afternoon gathering with drinks as the artists display their finished paintings from the day! Paintings will be available for purchase and benefit the artists and the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. Limited number of tickets available to the public - more information to come soon! Click here to learn more & PURCHASE TICKETS
7:00 p.m. MUSEUM TALK by MICHAEL GRAUER
100 years of painting 'Plein Air' in Texas
The lure of the Wild West in Texas has inspired artists for 100 years to journey across Texas and beyond, painting the vast open lands and rivers. Taking us on that journey today is Michael Grauer, McCasland Chair of Cowboy Culture & Curator of Cowboy Collections & Western Art at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Free and open to the public.
FRIDAY ~ Oct. 29, 2021
10 am to 12 noon INTERNATIONAL WATERLILY GARDEN PAINT-OUT
Free to the public ~ wander and watch the Artists paint!
Stroll through this amazing garden as EPAT Artists paint this morning. Watch, ask questions, and enjoy! Students from nearby Central High School and Ambleside private school will have the opportunity to visit with the artists as well. 2 S. Park St. http://www.internationalwaterlilycollection.com/
11 am to 3 pm EPAT ARTISTS VISIT ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
6:30 to 8:30 pm ART COLLECTORS ‘STAMPEDE’
See the week's artwork ~ Purchase your favorites ~ Awards Announced!
It’s the first opportunity to see all the paintings from the week and visit with the artists who painted them. Guests may purchase paintings tonight before the public opening on Saturday. 2021 Judge Sara Linda Poly will present $35,000 in cash and awards during the evening. The Stables at Fort Concho, 210 Henry O. Flipper St. Tickets are $100 per person and include a $100 credit towards painting purchase. Available online and at the museum. Click here to purchase tickets.
SATURDAY ~ Oct. 30, 2021
ALL ACTIVITIES ARE FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
9:00 am – noon ROPING PAINT-OUT AT SAN ANGELO FAIRGROUNDS
Free to the public ~ Come Watch or Come Paint!
Come Paint or just come Watch as the 2021 EPAT Artists and friends paint all morning amidst cowboys, horses, and all sorts of interesting inspiration of the Wild West! Enter the Fairgrounds for free before 11am. Adventurous Artists click here for more information and to sign up!
9:00 am – 5:00 pm-ish FINAL DAY, EXHIBIT & SALE AT FORT CONCHO
Free to the public ~ Activities ALL Day!
Spend the day at Fort Concho Stables and see the award-winners from last night plus over 200 paintings created this week by the 35 EnPleinAirTEXAS Artists!
12:30 pm ROPING PAINTING EXHIBIT - SALE & AWARDS AT FORT CONCHO
Free to the public ~ come see what was painted at the Roping!
The Artists will bring their completed paintings from the Roping Paint-Out and display them outside the Stables Building. Come find your favorite as 2021 EPAT Judge Sara Linda Poly judges and announces the winners around 1:00 pm.
1:15 pm FIRST VIEWING! ‘MINI-PEARLS of the CONCHOS’ PAINTINGS - FIRST VIEWING!
Free to the public, PURCHASE YOUR FAVORITES inside the STABLES Exhibit Building at Fort Concho
2:00 pm JUDGE’S TALK INSIDE AT THE STABLES
Free to the public ~ see the winning paintings!
Awards Judge Sara Linda Poly will showcase each of the prize winners and share her reasons for selecting them.
3:00 to 5:00 pm-ish ARTIST POP-UP PAINTING DEMOS
MUSIC & MUNCHIES
ADIOS CELEBRACION & FINAL PAINTING SALES!
Free to the public, inside & outside the STABLES area
The 2021 EnPleinAirTEXAS Event ends this evening! Take a beautiful memory of this week home with you ~ all sales support the Childrens Education programs at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts AND the Artists!