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Celebration of Art

September 15 - September 17

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Join Grand Canyon Conservancy for Celebration of Art, a wonderful tradition at Grand Canyon National Park, providing a vibrant art experience for visitors. The event features a a venue for artists inspired by the canyon, and a successful fundraiser to benefit a dedicated art venue at the park. Celebration of Art takes place from Sept. 15 to Sept. 17.

Paint Out: Friday, September 15, from 3 to 6 p.m.
24 selected artists from around the U.S. will gather along the South Rim for a live “Paint Out” from Verkamp’s Visitor Center to Thunderbird Lodge, where the public will be able to watch the artists interpret the inspiring scenes of the Grand Canyon. The completed artwork will be available for purchase on-site that day and following the event online.

Silent Auction – in person and online
The Celebration of Art online silent auction is ongoing, featuring pieces chosen by the artists. Silent auction winners will be announced Sunday, September 17. The exhibition and sale for Paint Out artwork will open to the public at Kolb Studio at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 17, and continue through January 15, 2024. The online sales gallery will go live the week of September 18 at shop.grandcanyon.org.

2023 Participating Artists and Region:

Suzie Baker, Shenandoah, TX
Joshua Been, Salida, CO
Elizabeth Black, Boulder, CO
Philip Carlton, Fruita, CO
John Cogan, Farmington, NM
Michelle Condrat, Salt Lake City, UT
Bill Cramer, Prescott, AZ
Chris Fanning, Lake Havasu City, AZ
Susie Hyer, Evergreen, CO
Peggy Immel, Taos, NM
Russell Johnson, Prescott Valley, AZ
Margaret Larlham, San Diego, CA
John Lasater, Siloam Springs, AR
Matt Sterbenz, Chandler, AZ
Jose Luis Nunez, San Diego, CA
Deborah McAllister, Cottonwood, AZ
Bonnie McGee, St. George, UT
James McGrew, Lake Oswego, OR
Betsy Menand, Gunnison, CO
Marcia Molnar, Prescott, AZ
Mark Monsarrat, Redwood City, CA
Julia Seelos, Redwood City, CA
Dawn Sutherland, Flagstaff, AZ
Paula Swain, Salt Lake City, UT
Lyn Boyer (in memoriam)

For more information, visit grandcanyon.org.


September 15
September 17
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