Save the Date!
13th Annual
Sedona Plein Air Festival
October 14–21, 2017

Our community’s iconic 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 14 to 21, 2017. Sedona Arts Center invites you along to get creative and experience over two dozen master painters in action—making their art on location in beautiful Sedona, Arizona. Celebrate creativity with us and enjoy receptions, exhibitions, lectures, and opportunities to collect your next masterpiece at Sedona Plein Air Festival!

Sedona Plein Air Festival
2016 Festival Artists:

Joshua Been
Shonto Begay
Michele Byrne
Libby Caldwell
Betty Carr
Gene Costanza
Valerie Craig
Bill Cramer
Carl Dalio
Martin Dimitrov
Tracey Frugoli
Bruce Gomez
Syri Hall
Claudia Hartley

J. Brad Holt

Charlie Hunter
Michael Chesley Johnson
Gretchen Lopez
James McGrew
Kathie Odom
Rachel Pettit
Patrick Saunders
Loriann Signori
John Slivjak
Matt Sterbenz
Williamson Tapia
Melanie Thompson
Robin Weiss
Lanie Widmar
Jim Wodark

Learn more about our artists here: 2016 Artist Biographies

Our 2016 Award Winners are:

Best of Show — Patrick Saunders
Collector's Choice — Charlie Hunter
Artists' Choice, Best Body of Work — Bill Cramer
2017 Image Award — Martin Dimitrov
Merit Awards — Gretchen Lopez, Bruce Gomez, J. Brad Holt, Melanie Thompson
L'Auberge Creekside Paint Out — Michele Byrne, Bruce Gomez
Seven Canyons Paint Out — Loriann Signori, James McGrew
Best Main Street Paint Out — Kathie Odom, Patrick Saunders

2017 Schedule of Events

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Contact Us

Sedona Arts Center
15 Art Barn Road
Sedona, Arizona 86336
P: (928) 282-3809


Plein Air Workshops

Painting from the Rim of the Grand Canyon with Bill Cramer | May 5–7, 2017 | Tuition: $750

Scholarship funds may be available for those who would benefit and have need:
Click here for our Scholarship Application



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