CATEGORIES & AWARDS

2019 Main Competition

Main Competition turn-in: Thursday, October 10th, 2019 from 5pm - 9pm at the MARC. No late exceptions!
Main Competition Awards Ceremony: Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at 10:30am at the MARC.

The main competition awards and presentation are open to the public, and followed by an Art Sale. Competition winners are announced and the following prizes will be awarded:

  • Best Of Show (Purchase Award) - $1350

  • 1st Place Dry Media - $1200

  • 1st Place Wet Media - $1200

  • 1st Place Oil/ Acrylic - $1200

  • MARC Staff Choice (Purchase Award) - $750

  • 2nd Place Dry Media - $500

  • 2nd Place Wet Media - $500

  • 2nd Place Oil/Acrylic - $500

  • Honorable Mention, 6 in ANY CATEGORY - $100


Please note there is NO limit to the number of surfaces you can have stamped. One painting may be submitted for the Main Competition per category, and it must have been completed within 50 surrounding miles of Moab (outdoors) during the festival. Up to 2 paintings may be submitted for the Art Sales.

Regarding art sales: Recent, regional, plein air art work will be accepted. You are responsible for frames and displays. Some tables will be provided. Space is limited and available on a first come basis. Be aware we may update the schedule before the event.

 

2019 Dead Horse State Park &

Canyonlands: Island in the Sky National Park Paint-Out

• Painting location:  Dead Horse State Park & Island in the Sky - Canyonlands National Park
• Awards & Stamp-in: At the MARC 111 East 100 North

Competition Stamp-in: Monday, October 7th, 2019 • 4pm-8pm
Competition Turn-in: OPTION 1 - Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 • 4pm-8pm

                                     OPTION 2 - Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 • 9am-11am
Awards & Reception: Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 • 7pm

Artists will be encouraged to carpool in order to eliminate Park congestion and reduce entry fees. This event will be open to all registered artists and participants will be allowed to paint through-out most of the park. 


2019 Park Entry Fees: $30 per vehicle

The following prizes will be awarded:

  • 1st Place - $500

  • 2nd Place - $300

  • 3rd Place - $200

  • 2 Honorable Mentions - Free registration for 2020

 

2019 River Road (Hwy 128) Paint-Out

• Painting location:  Hwy 128
• Awards & Stamp-in: At the MARC 111 East 100 North

Competition Stamp-in:  Thursday, October 10th, 2019 • 5pm - 9pm  

Competition Turn-in: Friday, October 11th, 2019 • 5pm-6pm 

Awards and Reception: Friday, October 11th, 2019 • 7:00pm

Open to all registered artists. Go pick your favorite spot surrounded by tall red cliffs, mountain and river scenes, and the darkest new moon sky,  you're sure to be inspired. 

The following prizes will be awarded:

  • 1st Place - $500

  • 2nd Place - $300

  • 3rd Place - $200

  • Artists' Choice - $200

  • 2 Honorable Mentions -  Free registration for 2020

 

2018 Winners

 

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