Welcome to Telluride Plein Air 

The 12th annual Telluride Plein Air: June 29-July 5, 2015

The 13th annual Telluride Plein Air will be June 28-July 4, 2016

Each summer the Sheridan Arts Foundation hosts 25-30 nationally renowned Plein Air artists in beautiful Telluride, Colorado

Calling all artists! Our juried application process for 2016's event will open Oct. 1, 2015 and close Jan. 4 2016.




Our Sponsors


2015 Artist Choice Best of Show
Carle Bretzke, "Telluride Station"
Michele Byrne paints on Telluride's Colorado Avenue

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Patrick Saunders, third place, Carl Bretzke, first place, and John P. Lasater IV, second place at the 2015 Artist Choice Reception