Plein Air on the Santa Cruz 2019
Join us for the second annual retreat for plein air artists at Rancho Santa Cruz in beautiful southern Arizona. Check in on Sunday October 27th, explore the ranch and surroundings. Monday October 28th join Tom Blazier, a leading southwest oil painter, for a workshop entitled “Principles for Successful Outdoor Painting” in the morning, followed by a paint out with continuing instruction. A variety of paint-outs at nearby locations and artists gatherings will continue through the week. On Friday November 1st, hang your art in the exclusive exhibition at Tubac Center of the Arts, a two-week show, and enjoy an artists’ reception with awards. First, Second and Third Prizes up to $500 cash value, judged by Tom Blazier.
In 2018, half of the artists participating in the retreat sold artwork through TCA, and the RSC gallery. This year enrollment will be limited, so apply early. Packages available with and without lodging at the ranch. Returning participants receive 10% off cost of lodging.
Visit Tom Blazier’s website at: https://tomblazier.com/instruction
Apply at https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6587 (Limited to first 25 applicants)
Plein Air on the Santa Cruz 2019 Schedule and Fees (scroll down to see full schedule)
Stay at the Ranch:
Check in Sunday Oct. 27 – check out Sat Nov. 2
Attend workshop, 3-4 paint-outs, exclusive receptions and events
Private room including breakfast……..$950.00
Shared room including breakfast……..$650.00
25% deposit holds room - Balance due on arrival
Retreat only, no lodging:
Check in Sunday Oct. 27 for Monday workshop with Tom Blazier
Attend 3-4 paint-outs, exclusive receptions and events
Retreat Fee including workshop………$250
Special Reception Friday Nov. 1
for Plein Air on the Santa Cruz exhibit at Tubac Center of the Arts. Show continues through Nov. 20.
**Returning artists receive 10% off lodging
With questions contact Susan at 386 956-6110
Or Virginia at 520 339-5220
Rancho Santa Cruz:www.ranchosantacruz.us
Made possible by the Tubac Center of the Arts, Rancho Santa Cruz, and the Hilltop Gallery of Nogales
Plein Air on the Santa Cruz 2019 Schedule
Sun. 10/27: Check in at Rancho Santa Cruz 12 pm- 5pm
Welcome Reception 5 - 6pm
Mon. 10/28: “Principles for Successful Outdoor Painting” with Tom Blazier 9am – 12pm at the ranch
Tues. 10/29: Paint Out at Peña Blanca Lake (30 min drive) 8am - 11am.
Mission Tumacácori afternoon paint out (option).
Wed. 10/30: “Painting Water” 9am – 11am at the river.
Downtown Nogales, US Mexican Border, Artists’ Reception at the Hilltop Gallery 3pm - 7pm
Thurs. 10/31: Old Tubac morning paint out (option).
6pm – 8pm “Halloween Nocturne Painting” with Tom Blazier
Friday 11/01: 9am – 11am Complete Framing; Deliver work to Tubac Center of the Arts.
Artists Opening Reception 5pm – 7pm
Schedule subject to change; transportation available
With questions contact Virginia at 520 339-5220