Outdoor Creations Plein Air Art Show
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Outdoor Creations Plein Air Art Show

Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host its fourth juried en plein air art exhibit this fall. En plein air art is the act of creating art from observation in the outdoors.

Call For Entries

Boulder County will soon start accepting entries for the 2018 art exhibit.

  • Entries must feature Boulder County Parks & Open Space properties.
  • Entries can be created at any point in time. Unlike previous shows, entries do not need to be created during a specific time period.
  • Any entry that has already been featured in a previous Boulder County en plein air exhibit is not eligible.
  • Allowed mediums include oil, watercolor, acrylic, ink, pastel, pencil, and 3D mediums such as cloth, wood, and clay.
  • Anyone may submit up to 4 pieces for a $30 entry fee. Any profits will be contributed to the Boulder County Parks & Open Space Foundation.
  • Rules & Guidelines

The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, August 1, 2018.

Morning Weeding, Ollin Farms by Jeannie DemarinisMorning Weeding, Ollin Farms by Jeannie Demarinis

Painting Events

Ranger Fowler and other local artists will hold group painting sessions on open space properties including some properties usually closed to the public.

Sunset Paint & Photography Session
Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain

Saturday, May 26
7 – 9:30 p.m.

Register

Artist Led Paint Session
Cardinal Mill

Saturday, June 9
8 – 11:30 a.m.

Register

Sunrise Paint Session
Agricultural Heritage Center

Saturday, June 16
5 – 8:30 a.m.

Register

Paint Session
Duck Lake

Saturday, June 16
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Register

Artist Led Paint Session
Heil Valley Ranch

Friday, June 22
8 – 11:30 a.m.

Register

Artist Led Paint Session
Hall Ranch

Saturday, July 14
8 a.m. – noon

Register

Artist Led Paint Session
Walker Ranch

Saturday, July 21
3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Register

Contact Us

Parks & Open Space

Karen Imbierowicz
303-678-6268