Exciting 2018 award opportunities to be announced....

 

Welcome artist! Plein Air is an outdoor painting festival, art sale, and painting competition for artists of all levels, and offers more cash prizes then ever. The main competition offers 3 categories (Oil/Acrylic,  Wet and Dry Media) to compete in. The Moab Arts & Recreation is located at 111 East 100 North.

2018 QUICK DRAW CONTESTS AND PAINT OUTS TO BE ANNOUNCED!!

We are changing things up and hoping to add some NEW & and exciting events and paint out locations. Announcements will be made soon.

Location to be Announced...

Invitational Event & Reception

Competition Stamp-in:  Saturday, October 6th, 2018 • 5pm
Awards and Reception: Saturday, October 6th, 2018 • 8pm, award opportunities to be announced.

Exciting NEW Paint Out Location To Be Announced...

Open to all registered artists

Competition Stamp-in:  Sunday, October 7th,  2018 • 5:00pm
Competition Turn-in: Monday, October 8th,  2018 • 9:00am, award opportunities to be announced.

Location to be Announced...

Open to all registered artisits

Competition Stamp-in: Friday, October 12th, 2018 • 9am
Awards & Reception: Friday, October 12th, 2018 • 7:30pm, award opportunities to be announced.

MAIN COMPETITION: 21 Award Opportunities

At the MARC 111 East 100 North

Main Competition turn-in: Friday, October 12th, 2018 from 9am - 11am at the MARC.
Main Competition Awards Ceremony: Saturday, October 13th, 2018 at  • 10am 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)- amount TBA
  • 1st Place Dry Media- amount TBA
  • 1st Place Wet Media- amount TBA
  • 1st Place Oil/ Acrylic- amount TBA
  • Artist's Choice (voted by the registered artists)- amount TBA
  • 2nd Place Dry Media- amount TBA
  • 2nd Place Wet Media- amount TBA
  • 2nd Place Oil/Acrylic- amount TBA
  • 3rd Place Dry Media- amount TBA
  • 3rd Place Wet Media- amount TBA
  • 3rd Place Oil/Acrylic- amount TBA
  • Honorable Mention, 10 in ANY CATEGORY cash prizes

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 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.

2016 Plein Air Moab Award Winners!!