The fun of combining twenty talented plein air artists with the beauty of the Scotchmans Wilderness is returning this year to Hope, Idaho, at Kally Thurman’s Outskirts Gallery, located in the Hope Market Cafe adjacent to the post office.
The artists will begin arriving on Friday September 18th, and will fan out to their favorite wilderness viewpoints, including sites near Heron, MT, Bull Lake, the Ross Creek drainage, and Little Spar.
On Saturday and Sunday, September 19th and 20th, the Hope Market Café will host an open house (FREE) to the public with the artists showing their freshly painted work from 2-6 PM each day.
On Sunday at 3PM, the Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness will present a Purchase Award for the “Best of Show” painting. Prizes will also be given for 2nd and 3rd place. Gourmet pizza, and other food and beverages will be for sale at the Hope Market Café.
For more information, call Kally Thurman at the Outskirts Gallery at (208) 264-5696.
(Photos shown are from the Extreme Plein Air event held in July 2009. Click on any photo for a larger view.)