July 16th 


Open Painting Day

6am-9am: Check-In

Canvas Stamping at

Sheep's Crossing-1st turnout  Wild Rivers Recreation Area

8-10 AM

Leigh Gusterson


Sheep's Crossing - Wild Rivers



Betsy Peirce

Monoprinting mini-workshop

10$ fee at the door...20 max

Questa Youth Center

6  Municipal Park Road

Questa, NM

July 17th 

Open Painting Day

9-12 Noon

Church Day!!

Let's paint a painting of the Historic St. Anthony Church in Questa!


9am to 10am

Late Arrivals Stamping-at the church


Brad Holt Demostration

At the Church!

1:30pm to 5pm


Shake, Rattle and Roll

Gail Denton, Peggy Trigg

Questa Youth Center

$10 Material Fee due at door

20 max...sigh up

Questa Youth Center

6  Municipal Park Road

July 18th 

Open Painting Day

2PM - 3:30pm  Demo/Talk

Kit Frost: 

What your iphone

can do for you!

Questa Village Meeting Room

2500 Old State Rd 3, Questa, NM


Artist Dinner at

Sundance Restaurant, 

401 E. High Street

Red River, NM

Artist Pay 

No-Reservation, Group seating for 50.

Wild Rivers Recreation Area, Questa, NM


July 19th 

Open Painting Day


Group Demo

Carol Bold, Patricia Rose Ford

Terry Chacon, Ken Requard

Behind the Brass Rail in Red River


All work due to the

Rail Haus at the Alpine Lodge,

417 W Main St., Red River 

You can turn in 3 paintings that are ready to hang.

Size limit 36" in

any direction, including frame.

This years Categories:
Landscape, 1st, 2nd, 3rd 
Architecture 1st, 2nd, 3rd 
Wild Rivers Recreation Area
1st, 2nd, 3rd 
Experimental 1st, 2nd, 3rd 
People's Choice Award
Artist Choice Award
Youth 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Quick Draw 1st, 2nd, 3rd

July 20th 

The Rail Haus at the Alpine Lodge will be open for viewing/sales

Saturday from 10-7pm  Sunday from 10-5pm 

9am-12 Noon:

Quick Draw Red River

Meet at the Gazebo Convention Center Park

100 S Main St. Red River

Check-In at 9am for

Canvas Stamping

12 Noon Quick Draw Judging/Awards 

At the Gazebo

Convention Center Park

Judging Carol Bold

5pm - 7pm

Awards Celebration: 

Rail Haus at the Alpine Lodge,

417 W Main St. Red River


July 21th 


The Rail Haus at the Alpine Lodge will be open for viewing/sales

Saturday from 10-7pm Sunday from 10-5pm. 


12 noon to 2pm

Artist Painting Swap 

Lunch Social 

Auslander Lodge,

303 Pioneer Rd

Red River, NM


End of Show 

All work taken down

Pre-Festival Workshop 

Leigh Gusterson

July 14-15.

For more info, please see


This project is supported in part by an award from New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, and by the National Endowment for the Arts. Art works.

NM Arts
Taos Lodgers Tax
Red River Lodgers Tax
Questa Economic Development Fund
Chevron Community Fund
Alpine Lodge
Dick Blick
Guerrilla Painter
Cobra, Art Cocoon
Gamblin Art Materials
Southwest Art Magazine 
Lamberts Restaurant
Taos Inn, Raels Market
Wilder Nightingale Fine Arts 
Ponderosa Lodge
REI, Ampersand
Barry Norris Studios
Reservations Unlimited
The Bobcat, Sitzmark 
Monte Carlo Lounge 
Plein Air Magazine
Jack Richeson and Company
KWK Events, Der Markt
Golden Nugget
Auslander Lodge and Condos
Cids Food Market
Bureau of Land Management
Red River Real Estate
Yesterdays Diner
Woodlands on the River
Eisenhut Codo
Main Street Mercantile
Capos, Dairy Bar
Heilman Designs
D&K Enterprises/Climates
Red River Angler and Sport
All Seasons Sports
Red River Brewery
Candy Mountain
Weezies, Cheap Joes
Community House
Taos Community Foundation
Los Alamos Foundation
Centinel Bank
Williamsburg Oil

We would also like to thank these sponsors for their donations to Wild Rivers Plein Air Paint-Out!

Rael's Market

2016-19 by Peggy Trigg

Questa Creative Council

All Images are Copyright Protected

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