July 16 - 21, 2019

Wild Rivers Plein-Air Festival

Questa: Questa and Wild Rivers
Wild Rivers Plein-Air Festival

Come paint in one of New Mexico's favorite painting destinations! Artists from around the southwest gather to paint the dramatic landscape of the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument plus charming historic sites around the remote village of Questa.

This friendly festival includes 3 days of open painting, workshops and demos, a Quick-Draw event, and Art Show with awards and prizes! Art show will be held in the nearby mountain town of Red River, bringing this fresh mix of artworks to the largest nearby audience of collectors. The art deco style Brass Rail theater is the unique venue.

Tuesday through Thursday offer open painting, demos and workshops. On Friday works are turned in for hanging the show, Saturday sees a Quick-draw in the morning, awards at noon, and the highly-anticipated artists award reception from 5-7pm.

The show is open for the public from Saturday at 10am-reception, plus Sunday from 10am-5pm.

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