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Click here to view the 2021 Event Guide! 


        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         SAN ANGELO PAINT DAY  ~ COME FIND THE ARTISTS!!

Gallery Verde open 9 am to 4 pm

  • Information on the "EnPleinAir Artist Locater App" so you can find the artists easily!  They will be painting all over town!
  • Exhibit & Sale of paintings by 14 artists who arrived early to paint on 6 area ranches.  Your first glimpse of what's coming in the BIG SHOW on Friday evening!
  • EPAT Special Edition T-shirts celebrating 100 years of Plein Air painting in West Texas for sale!

 

THURSDAY ~ Oct. 28, 2021

All Day        FIELD RANCH EXPERIENCE with the ARTISTS!

Spend a day out on the ranch while the Artists Paint!

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!  Vote for the People's Choice "Field Ranch Favorite" to be announced during the Stampede with Artist Award sponsored by Western Art Collector Magazine.  Paintings will be available for purchase at the ranch and benefit the artists and the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. Limited number of tickets available  -  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!  Art students from Central High School and Lake View High School, as well as Ambleside private school will have the opportunity to come visit with the artists as well.  2 S. Park St.  http://www.internationalwaterlilycollection.com/

                                   

11 am to 3 pm          EPAT ARTISTS will visit the SAISD Elementary and Middle Schools and share the world of plein air painting with the students.

 

6:00 to 8:00 pm Friday      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 Tim Newton 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        Morning PAINT-OUT at the Roping 
AT SAN ANGELO FAIRGROUNDS & SPUR ARENA
4700 Grape Creek Road

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 Saturday        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 Saturday          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 Tim Newton judges and announces the winners around 1:00 pm.

 

1:15 pm Saturday       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

 ALL Saturday AFTERNOON ~ FREE CHILDREN'S ART ACTIVITIES!
Sponsored by San Angelo Cultural Affairs Council & San Angelo Sonic Drive-Ins
Art Scavenger Hunt at the Stables!
Participants may put your name in the "Paint Box" for a chance for your entire classroom to win Sonic Ice Cream Certificates!
Take Home "To Go" Plein Air Art Kits!
For the first 200 kids!

2:00 pm Saturday       JUDGE’S TALK INSIDE AT THE STABLES

Free to the public ~ see the winning paintings!

Awards Judge Tim Newton will showcase each of the prize winners and share his reasons for selecting them.

 

3:00 to 5:00 pm-ish Saturday       ARTIST POP-UP PAINTING DEMOS

MUSIC & MUNCHIES

FINAL PAINTING SALES! 

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!