January 22, 2018
2018 Plein Air for the Park
The Grand Teton Association and Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters present their 7th annual fine art show and sale. Forty percent (40%) of the proceeds from the show benefit the Grand Teton Association which provides support for educational, interpretive and scientific programs within Grand Teton National Park.
Participating artists will begin to arrive Monday July 9th and paint plein-air (outside in open air) in Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park. A selection of their “wet paintings” will be on display at the Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center in Moose on Wednesday July 18th from 7:00pm-9:00pm.
MONDAY JULY 9 - SUNDAY JULY 22
Rocky Mountain Plein Air Artists arrive and paint in Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Hole.
MONDAY JULY 16:
Group Painting Demonstration 9:00AM -11:00AM
Location: Jackson Lake Lodge, Grand Teton National Park
Enjoy the Plein air painting process and interact with the artists at the historic Jackson Lake Lodge.
TUESDAY JULY 17:
Group Painting Demonstration 11:00AM-2:00PM
Location: Jackson Town Square
Come enjoy the Plein air painting process and interact with the artists as they work.
WEDNESDAY JULY 18:
Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor’s Center
Exhibit Public Opening: 12:00PM.
Purchase Patron private reception 6:00pm-7:00pm, July 18
Public Reception 7:00PM - 9:00PM, July 18
All works are for sale. Reserve works are available for viewing and purchase.
THURSDAY JULY 19
“Morning with the Masters” Youth Paint Out 9:00AM-1:00PM
Location: Schwabacher's Landing, Grand Teton National Park.
Aspiring young artists are joined by RMPAP for a morning of plein air painting. To register contact the Art Association of Jackson Hole.Sponsored by Wild Tribute and Mountain Resort Services
SATURDAY JULY 21
Quick Draw & Sale 9:00AM -12:00PM
Location: Menor's Ferry, Grand Teton National Park
Enjoy watching participants create a finished work of art from a blank canvas. These paintings will be offered for sale immediately following the Quick Draw, from 11:00AM to 12:00PM. This is a fixed price “off the easel” sale.
SUNDAY JULY 22
Show Concludes at 4:00PM
Josh Elliott Helena, MT.
Become a Purchase Patron!
Support Grand Teton Association (GTA) by becoming a purchase patron at our largest event of the year in support of Grand Teton National Park. Plein Air for the Park, in its 7th year brings almost forty plein air painters from around the county to paint and celebrate the Teton landscape. The purchase patron program is an important part of the event’s success. Purchase Patrons commit to purchasing a piece of art created during the Plein Air event at an early and exclusive showing and reception. In addition to your purchase of art, Purchase Patrons receive the following:
1. A complimentary 1 year GTA membership;
2. An appreciation gift; and
3. A raffle ticket, available exclusively to Purchase Patrons, for a painting donated by Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters.