18th Annual Sedona Plein Air Festival
October 21 - October 29
Sedona Plein Air Festival
Sedona Arts Center invites you along to be inspired and experience master artists painting in the Shangri-La of the Southwest! Sedona is a sublime and stunningly beautiful environment steeped in art history. Sedona Arts Center dates back 64 years to the founding of Sedona’s identity as an ‘art colony.’ Our community’s iconic and wonderfully creative event—Sedona Plein Air Festival—is a week-long celebration of extraordinary landscapes, world-renowned artists, unique workshops, and wonderful free events from October 21 through 29, 2022!
This Years Invited Artists are: (click on names for more info)
Eileen Guernsey Brown , Krystal Brown , Ed Buonvecchio , Betty Carr , Casey Cheuvront , Tom Conner , Carol Douglas , Gwen Meyer Ethelbah , Kathryn Gipson , Bruce Gomez , Michelle Held , Margaret Larlham , Gretchen Lopez . James McGrew , Betsy Menard , Bill Meuser , Barbara Mulleneaux , Patrick Okrasinski , Juan Pena , John Potter , Antwan Ramar , Hadley Rampton , Manon Sander , Elizabeth St Hilaire , Jennifer Taylor , Durre Waseem , Ellie Wilson
This Years Guest Judges are: (click on names for more info)
PUBLIC SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Artist Meet & Greet and Happy Hour
Friday, October 21, 2022 – 4pm-6pm
Join us for our first night of the 2022 Sedona Arts Center Plein Air Festival!! Food and beverages will be available and all the Artists will be in attendance to meet. The Artists will have their own studio pieces on sale in the Special Exhibition Galleries for the start of the Festival.
Main Street Paint Out
Saturday, October 22, 2022 – 10am-12noon
Artists will be painting in Uptown Sedona on 89A from the Sedona Arts Center down to Pink Jeep Café. Awards, judging, and sale at Sedona Arts Center will follow starting at 12:30pm in the Special Exhibition Galleries.
Creekside Paint Out at L’Auberge Resort
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 – 10am-12noon
Shuttle will be provided from the Sedona Arts Center to L’Auberge Resort from 8:30am-1:30pm. Awards, judging, and sale will follow the paint out at L’Auberge starting at 12:30pm. Paintings will then be on sale at the Sedona Arts Center Sepcial Exhibition Galleries throughout the remainder of the Plein Air Festival.
History of Plein Air FREE Lecture and Discussion
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 – 1:30pm-2:30pm
This is a free event! We ask that you register online as space may be limited.
Airport Paint Out and Reception
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 4pm-6pm
Taking place at the Sedona Airport, Includes reception, judging, awards and sale in Terminal. Paintings will then be on sale at the Sedona Arts Center Sepcial Exhibition Galleries throughout the remainder of the Plein Air Festival.
AWARDS NIGHT CELEBRATION
Friday, October 28, 2022 4pm-7pm
Final awards will be presented including Best of Show and more! Judges for the final awards will be Susan Lynn and John Caggiano.
Final Sale Day & Artist Games
Saturday, October 29, 2022 10am-2pm
Join us for the final day of sales for the Sedona Arts Center’s Plein Air Festival. Artists will be playing games in teams that showcase their flexibity, creativity, and ingenuity.
*Event details subject to change. Additional events and/or presentations may be scheduled at a later time.