Exceptional Artist Lineup
The event boasts 23 nationally-acclaimed Invited Artists, an additional 10 high-caliber Jury Class artists, and an unlimited number of Open Class artists to make for an exciting mix of talents showcasing the grandeur of Crested Butte and its surrounding natural areas. Invited Artists will be in and around Crested Butte, painting for 7-10 days. By Grand Exhibition Opening weekend, we expect to have between 300 and 400 brand new pieces of art available for purchase.
The Patrons Preview is a private party presenting hundreds of brand new plein air paintings by our Invited Artists, some of America’s best observational landscape artists painting in and around Crested Butte for 7-10 days. This preview will be the first opportunity to purchase paintings, and all Invited and Juried Class artists will be in attendance.
Entire Exhibit Online 12 Hours Prior to Preview
In order to facilitate an opportunity at considered purchasing for our patrons, the Oh-Be-Joyful Gallery will have an online gallery set up where all of the paintings from the event can be viewed 12 hours prior to the Patrons Preview.