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2022 EnPleinAirTEXAS Activities

 
FRIDAY - MONDAY ~ October 21 - 24, 2022              

ARTISTS PAINTING ON AREA RANCHES  

Artists will be painting on 18 private ranches spread across West Texas these three days with no public access.  We can't wait to see the diversity of all those paintings!

 

MONDAY ~ Oct. 24, 2022

ARTIST WELCOME PARTY

 Sponsor & Host Exclusive 

Meet the 2022 EnPleinAirTEXAS Competition Artists at an informal gathering on the rooftop at the SA Museum of Fine Arts.

TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY ~ Oct. 25 – 26, 2022

All Day       SAN ANGELO PAINTING DAYS

The Competition Artists will be painting ALL around San Angelo and just outside of town. 

  • Tuesday Painting Sites - Find the Artists here!
    9 am to 11 am ~ Concho Ave downtown, inside shops & outside on the street
    2 pm to 4 pm ~ International Waterlily Collection gardens, 2 N. Park St
  • Wednesday Painting Sites - Find the Artists here!
    9 am to 11 am ~ Behind the museum, along the river
    12 pm to 2 pm ~ Chicken Farm Art Center, 2505 Martin Luther King Blvd
    5 pm to 7:30 pm ~ Concho Ave downtown, "Golden Hour Paint-Out"

    EVENT HEADQUARTERS & Fresh Paint Gallery
    Gallery Verde, 417 S. Oakes 
    Open Tuesday 2 to 5 pm 
    Wednesday 9 am to 5 pm

    Find Event information and preview and purchase some of the paintings from the weekend ranch paint days!


THURSDAY ~ Oct. 27, 2022

 FIELD RANCH EXPERIENCE with the ARTISTS
Hosted by ranch owners Jennifer & Tim Crutchfield

9 am to 1:30 pm
Spend a morning out on the ranch with the Artists!

  • $100 per person supports the museum’s outreach education programs for families as you spend a most exhilarating morning going ‘Artist-hopping’! 
  • Be transported in ranch vehicles and watch the artists paint all over this working West Texas ranch. 
  • Enjoy light breakfast snacks when you arrive and a simple lunch visiting with the artists as they display their morning’s works. 
  • You’ll be able to purchase paintings on the spot and vote for the “Field Ranch People’s Choice Award”! The $500 Award, sponsored by Jennifer & Tim Crutchfield, will be presented at the STAMPEDE on Friday night.
  • Limited number of tickets available to the public – CLICK HERE to purchase!

FRIDAY ~ Oct. 28, 2022

ARTISTS in Schools & with Students

  • Art Students from the SAISD High School campuses and private schools will have the opportunity this morning to watch & visit with the Competition Artists at the International Waterlily Collection.
  • EnPleinAirTEXAS Artists will also visit classes on every SAISD Elementary and Middle School Campus today!   
  • The EnPleinAirTEXAS Competition Artists consider it a privilege and a highlight of the week to meet with the next generation of artists.                              

ART COLLECTORS ‘STAMPEDE’!
6:00 to 8:00 pm         THE STABLES AT FORT CONCHO, 210 Henry O. Flipper St

See the week's artwork ~ Purchase your favorites ~ Awards Announced!

  • It’s the first opportunity to see around 300 paintings from the week and visit with the artists who painted them.  Guests may purchase paintings tonight before the public opening on Saturday. 
  • 2022 Judge Michael Obermeyer will present $35,000 in cash and merchandise awards during the evening. 
  • Tickets are $100 per person and include a $100 credit towards painting purchase. 
    CLICK HERE to purchase

 

SATURDAY ~ Oct. 29, 2022        

MORNING PAINT-OUT at 'DIA de los MUERTOS'!

 9:00 am – 1 pm  Behind the Museum at the 'Day of the Dead' Festival!
 
Artists will be painting the colorful & cultural sights of the Hispanic celebration, 'Dia de los Muertos' (Day of the Dead). From Folklorico dancers to altars honoring the dead to low-rider cars, it will be a feast for the eyes!  

Free to Come Watch or Sign up to Come Paint!
CLICK HERE for details!

CHILDREN'S PAINT-OUT & ART SCAVENGER HUNT!
10 am to 12 noon - Pick up Free painting kits & Art Scavenger Hunt cards near the main altar stairs.  Paint & Play all day at the Day of the Dead event AND over at the Stables Art Exhibit! 
CLICK HERE for more details!

SATURDAY ACTIVITIES at the FORT

FINAL EXHIBIT & SALE - FREE Entry ALL Day

9 am – 5 pm     Fort Concho Stables, 210 Henry O. Flipper St

  • ALL DAY - Come See over 250 paintings painted this week, for sale!
  • ALL DAY - Kids Art Scavenger Hunt & Free Art Packets
    Sponsored by San Angelo Cultural Affairs & Sonic Drive-Ins of San Angelo
  • 1:30 pm - First View 'Mini-Pearls of the Conchos'!
    35 brand new 'small paintings', one from each artist, will be up for grabs! A great opportunity to start or add to your collection.  Don't be late! It's a 'Mini-Stampede' & sales are usually brisk!
  • 2:00 pm - Judge's Talk
    Awards Judge Michael Obermeyer will showcase each of the prize winners and share his reasons for selecting them.  More about the judge HERE.
  • 3 to 5 pm - Artist Pop-up Demos, Music & Final Sales
    Bring the family and visit with the Artists as they paint around the Stables & Exhibits.
  • FINAL PAINTING SALES - 
    It's your last opportunity to take home a West Texas treasure!

 

ACTIVITIES ALL-DAY SATURDAY ARE FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

The 2022 EnPleinAirTEXAS Event ends this evening!  Take a beautiful memory of this week home with you ~ all sales support the Children’s Education programs at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts AND the Artists!