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We are excited to announce the dates and open registration for the 2024 "Paint the Desert" Plein Air Festival!

Third Annual “Paint the Desert” Plein Air Festival, and Desert Landscape exhibition:

                                Collaboration with Artists Council:  Two (2) concurrent exhibitions

                                    “Paint the Desert” Festival.

                                     Desert Landscape (studio or plein air…realistic or contemporary).

                                Dates:  January 11th through February 4th, 2024

                                                Jan. 11th:  One Day Pastel Plein Air Workshop:  instructor tbd

                                                Jan. 12th:  One day Oil Plein Air Workshop:  Elin Thomas

                                                Jan. 12th:  One day Field Sketching for non-sketchers:  Fran Calvert

                                Competition painting on stamped substrate:  January 13th – 16th

                                Framed paintings entered, Wednesday, January 17th.

                                Exhibition closes:  Sunday, February 4th…paintings take-down 2pm

                                Location:  Artists Council at the Galen

                                Click here to register !

Jessica Schiffman Second Place.jpg
Drew Bandish - Third Place.JPG
Patricia Rose Ford - Fourth Place.jpg
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Bob Hannah - HM.jpg
Vera Knowles - HM.jpg
Kay Smith - HM.jpg
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