The Annual Grand Canyon Celebration Of Art

The Annual Grand Canyon Celebration Of Art

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To some, the phrases "fast draw" conjure up a picture of a Wild West gunslinger drawing his weapon from its holster at lightning pace. To others, notably those that stand along the South Rim of Grand Canyon each September with easels, paint, and paintbrushes in hand, fast draw means a restrict of two hours to seize on canvas the grandeur of the landscape earlier than them, its shadows and colors shifting because the sun rises higher and a crowd of spectators watch as the artists carry out their artistic work.

This Quick Draw competitors is part of the Grand Canyon Celebration of Artwork, an annual occasion that includes a week of artist actions followed by a two-month exhibition in historic Kolb Studio, itself perched on the edge of the canyon for greater than a century.

Residing just ninety minutes from Grand Canyon, that is an event I can attend annually, whether or not I get there in the course of the precise painting or the exhibition that follows. Listed here are some images from last yr's present and extra info about the event. If you are ever in the realm during the Celebration of Art or wh