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Wild Spirit to host Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters national show

Wild Spirit Gallery was chosen by the Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters (RMPAP) to be the host gallery for their 2011 National Show.

Forty or more RMPAP members are expected to attend. They will paint on location in the area beginning Wednesday, July 27, and conclude Aug. 4,. Each artist will then turn in six of his or her new paintings to be hung in the gallery on Aug. 5 The opening reception for all artists will be held the evening of Aug. 5..

Saturday, Aug. 6, will featurea quick-draw event in which participants complete a painting in two hours. The location is to be determined. These pieces will be sold at a silent auction. Wild Spirit Gallery will have another reception for all participating artists on Saturday evening.

The final sale of the show will take place at the gallery on Sunday, Aug. 7, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.