About the Festival

Coming June 2 – 9, 2018

Thanks to all who made 2017 a big success!

The 2018 Eagle Plein Air Festival & Competition will be held Saturday June 2 through Saturday, June 9 in historic Eagle, Idaho. It is a Festival, exhibition, and competition open to professional and non-professional artists of all skill levels. Dozens of artists are expected to visit beautiful Eagle, Idaho to paint, draw, and sketch the natural landscape. Watch a demonstration, take a painting lesson and talk with the artists. At the end of the Festival, the public can view and purchase these unique visions of Eagle at the Festival Exhibition and Awards Reception. Click here for a complete list of the past year’s Festival Events.


Saturday June 3

Bonnie Griffith Pastel Painting Boot Camp

Monday June 5 – Wednesday June 7

Artists Workshop with Niles Nordquist

Tuesday June 6 

Community Paint Along

Wednesday June 7 

Artist Welcome Reception

Thursday June 8 

Art in the Vines Quick Draw

Art in the Vines | Jazz, Art & Wine Event at 3 Horse Ranch Vineyards

Friday June 9 

Eagle Island Paint Out

Nocturnal Paint Out

Saturday June 10

Painting Submission Deadline 2:00pm

State Street Paint Out

Saturday Quick Draw

Exhibition & Awards Reception

Sunday June 11

Savor Idaho Paint Out Invitational

Click here for the complete Eagle Plein Air Festival Event Schedule

2016 Grand Prize Winner Bonnie Griffith

If you wish to be on our event announcement list and receive an invitation to our special preview party, please call 208-888-9898 or email gallery@finerframes.com


4 thoughts on “About the Festival

    Peggy Akovenko said:
    February 19, 2017 at 10:21 pm

    Could you let me know how to sign up as an artist?


    Debra said:
    April 28, 2017 at 6:53 pm

    Help…I’m drowning in information. I am registered your paint out but unclear where….state st or eagle island or anywhere around eagle? Please deconfuse me


      galleryatfinerframes responded:
      April 28, 2017 at 8:24 pm

      Hello Debra,

      All the festival details can be found under the “schedule” tab on the website. We are having an informational meeting at 6pm on Wed June 7 for all the artists. I look forward to seeing you soon!


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