Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Call for entries: Wyoming Plein Air Competition

From the 2011 Arts & Cultural Events page of the Town of Cokeville's web site:

Please join us for the Western Wyoming Plein Air Competition, July 18-22 in scenic Cokeville, Wyoming. Cokeville is located in Southwestern Wyoming.  This ranching valley is filled with varied subject matter -– cowboys, cattle, horses, rivers, streams, waterfalls, sage, cottonwood trees and rocky mountains. 

Artists may paint anywhere in Western Wyoming with at least one painting within 20 miles of Cokeville.  Artists may turn in up to four completed, framed and ready-to-be-hung works for the competition and show.  All work must be done en plein air without the assistance of photography and must be started and completed on July 18th - July 22nd. The ‘Paint Out’ will be followed by a Reception and an Award Ceremony for the artists and their guests on Friday, August 13th. The Western Wyoming Plein Competition will culminate in a show and sale held in conjunction with the Minerva Teichert Invitational Art Show.

To enter
Entry Fees: $10 for each surface pre-registered on or before July 15th, 2011, $15 entry fee for each surface registered at the competition. Pre-registration by mail: All pre-paid, pre-registration forms are due before July 15th, 2011.

The Wyoming Plein Air competition will take place in Cokeville. Local lodging includes the HideOut Motel (307) 279.3281 or the (307) 279.5201.

To request a registration form, please call 307.459.4195 or email

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