The Snowmass plein air painters
The Snowmass plein air painters

The Snowmass Plein Air Art Festival took place August 7-14, 2022, in beautiful Snowmass Village, Colorado. Eighteen Colorado based artists enjoyed five days of painting around Snowmass Village, at the iconic Maroon Bells (the most photographed peaks in North American), near rivers in the Roaring Fork Valley, and on scenic hiking trails around Snowmass.

Snowmass Plein Air Festival

The festival opened with a welcome reception at the Snowmass Chapel, where artists were given the chance to mix and mingle, as well as to get their bearings for the week ahead. The artists reconvened the next day in Snowmass Base Village for a festive brunch and judging, before opening to the public for a weekend of celebratory selling.

Susie Hyer with Dan Marshall
Susie Hyer with Dan Marshall

Thirty-four paintings were sold over the two-day period for a total of $33,000. Seven paintings sold for over $1,000, while two paintings sold for over $2,000. Eight prizes, valued at $3,800, were given out, including Artist’s Choice, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, as well as four Awards of Merit:

Artists Choice: Dan Marshall
1st Place: Dan Marshall
2nd Place: Scott Ruthven
3rd Place: Kathleen Lanzoni

Award of Merit:
Lanny grant
Lindsay Ternes
Peter Campbell
Anita Winter

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