4th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art
4th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art (excerpt)
The event features the most recognizable landscape in the world.
Published online courtesy Western Art Collector, April, 2012
The Grand Canyon Celebration of Art features the most recognizable landscape in the world - the Grand Canyon. Now in it fourth year, this event has become a true "Grand Canyon Experience" focusing on the iconic landscape's dramatic light and vast scenery as shown through the eys of talented artists.
Festivities incude a quick draw auction, awards reception and ceremony. The highly-anticipated Plein Air on the Rim will be held at the national park between Mather Point and Kolb Studio.
Proceeds from art sales will be dedicated to the goal of funding an art venue n the South Rim that will preserve and showcase the spectacular collection of historic and contemporary paintings owned by Grand Canyon National Park and the Grand Canyon Association.