Sonoran Plein Air Painters and Rillito Foundation Present:
“Off to the Races Art Show”

March 2nd-March 19th

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Sonoran Plein Air Painters (SPAP) and Rillito Park Foundation are sponsoring an exciting opportunity for plein air painters to paint at various locations at Rillito Regional Park during horse racing season.  It is open to SPAP members and also to nonmembers.   The theme and show will be for artists to paint on site during the month of February (Jan. 27th-Feb. 26th) depicting some of the local color events on location, farmers’ market, horse racing overall view with Catalina Mountains in backdrop.

SPAP will send out weekly paintout schedule to members and post on their website. The schedule will utilize events happening on location like farmers market Sundays, horse racing events, and the Jelk’s Historic home. However, participants are welcome to paint at their leisure during February.

For a full list of details please visit here.

Important Dates:

February 25, 2019: Deadline to Apply for Show

March 2, 2019: Reception, 6 pm on 2nd floor Horse Track Facility

March 15, 2019: VIP Reception, 6pm at Jelks Farm House
4502 N 1st Ave, Tucson, AZ 85718

Paintout Schedule for February 11 – 17, 2019

Tuesday through Sunday, 8AM – 10AM
Public areas where the horses are training and on the track

Wednesday and Thursday, 2PM – 4PM
Behind the scenes by special arrangement. Please rsvp to!

Thursday all day and Saturday AM
Jelks Stud Farm, 1090 E River Road (map HERE)

We are also welcome to paint the Rillito Farmers Market
10:00AM – 3:00PM on Sundays