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 is NOW OPEN Jan. 4 2016. Visit our Application page for more information. 

Our Sponsors

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

Click HERE for recent festival news & our Rainy Day Sale.

Click HERE to apply for our 2016 event.

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