September 12-19

Plein Air painting throughout Holladay

September 20

Quick Draw on the plaza and Holladay City Park in conjunction with the Holladay@20 celebration.

Plein Air Exhibit and Quick Draw Auction

Join us for the Quick Draw Auction, Plein Air Holladay Awards and Exhibit at Relics Framemakers and Gallery, 6:00-9:00 pm

September 20 thru October 3

Plein Air Exhibit at Relics Framemakers and Gallery



Plein Air Holladay Registration Form


Read rules before registration

Registration Online from August 19, 2019 thru September  18th  at midnight.  Registration forms will also be available at the front desk at Holladay City Hall and Relics Framemakers & Gallery. 

Eligibility Any professional, amateur, or student painter. You do not need to live in Holladay. Categories are: Professional ($25); Amateur ($25); Student ($10); Display Only ($5 -- not judged, not for sale). Anyone may choose to enter the Display Only category. Display Only participants are not be eligible for the Quick Draw. Your registration fee entitles you to enter one or two surfaces (canvas/watercolor paper). Up to four surfaces may be entered per artist, with a $10/per surface charge for the third and fourth entry (or $5 charge for students). Finished work must be no larger than 24” x 24”. 

General All paintings must be created within the City of Holladay boundaries between September 12th and 19th. Before painting, all surfaces must be stamped at Relics (4685 S Holladay Blvd) during regular business hours beginning September 12th. Relics is open Monday – Friday 10-6, and Saturday 10-5. Completed paintings must be submitted to Relics by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 19th.  All entries must be framed and ready to hang.  Please consult with Relics ahead of time if you do not have appropriate framing and need to purchase a frame for your art. Holladay boundaries are roughly between 3900 S and I-215 (north to south), and I-215 to Highland Drive (east to west) with a triangular extension from 4700 S going west to Van Winkle Expressway. See the map for details

Opening Reception   There will be an opening reception at Relics on Friday, September 20th from 6-9 p.m. All plein air paintings will be available for sale (unless specified as display only) through October 16th. Relics Gallery and Holladay Arts Council will retain a total of 30% of the sales. Quick Draw paintings will be available thru silent auction bidding. Awards will be given at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 20th at the reception.   

Art Pickup All art needs to be picked up from Relics between October 16th and 18th, regular business hours.

Quick Draw There will be a Quick Draw event on Friday, September 20th from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM at the Holladay Plaza and at Holladay City Park. This event is free to enter, and the first 15 artists who indicate they're interested on the registration form will be invited. Quick Draw paintings need to be delivered to Relics shortly after 6:00 so they will be ready for the silent auction. Your art needs to be framed for sale in the auction.  The artist will receive 70% of the sale price, and Relics and the arts council will retain a total of 30%. *Display Only participants are not be eligible for the Quick Draw. The Quick Draw is taking place in conjunction with the Holladay 20th Anniversary Birthday Party, so there will be music and activities happening at the Plaza and in Holladay City Park while you are painting. Expect lots of interaction with curious members of the public! 

Judging You may indicate on your registration form that you wish to have your work for display only (not judged or for sale). If you submit work as an amateur, professional, or student, however, your work will be judged by a panel of artists.