Santa Fe Plein Air Fiesta
Juried Paintout Competition and Show
2016 SFPAF Best of Show: Richard Abraham, "Approaching Storm", oil
Sorrel Sky Gallery
125 West Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501
May 4 - May 18, 2018
Opening Reception: Friday, May 4, 5pm – 7:30 pm
Paintout Days - April 28 - May 2
Open to all plein air painters working in two dimensional media excluding photography and digital art. You may observe the painters as they work. See Paintout Calendar for locations and caveat below.
May 4, 5-7:30 pm -Opening Reception & Awards Presentation, Sorrel Sky Gallery
May 4-6: Workshop at gallery by Stephanie Hartshorne
May 18. Exhibition Ends
ABOUT THE HOST GALLERY:
Sorrel Sky Gallery is one of Santa Fe’s most prestigious and respected galleries. It is located in the heart of Santa Fe about a block from the historic plaza and represents the work of many well known traditional, contemporary and western artists. Sorrel Sky Gallery was founded in 2002 and has two locations, the original in Durango, Colorado, and the newest location in Santa Fe, NM.
JUDGE OF AWARDS:
Note that participants may paint anywhere within a 75 mile radius of Santa Fe but these are the scheduled, hosted locations.
Members and the public are invited to paint alongside or watch the participants at the hosted paint outs. Please be mindful that the participants are involved in a competition and are focused on their work. Some are able to be more social than others while painting, so please respect their time and space.
Saturday, Apr 28: Orilla Verde Recreation Area (along the Rio Grande)
Sunday, April 29: Rio Chama River downstream of the Abiquiu Dam
Monday, April 30: Los Luceros
Tuesday, May 1: Santa Fe Railyard Park & Marketplace
Wednesday, May 2: Diablo Canyon