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PLAN Jeffco is excited to announce a series of events in September & October 2016 to celebrate the beauty of Jefferson County Open Space parks—

PLAN Jeffco is excited to announce a series of events in September and October 2016 to celebrate the beauty of our open space - In Plein Sight. Click to learn more and become a sponsor today!

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Event Photo Gallery

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Art Exhibition

PHOTOS FROM
THE OPENING EVENT

September 19 – October 9, 2016

The opening act of this unique event featured dramatic water colors, acrylics and oil paintings from the private collection of Greg and Sue Stevinson, which had never been publicly displayed before. The kickoff art exhibition was held in the Rotunda of the Jefferson County Administration and Courts building on September 19, 2016. The show showcased local artists’ paintings of Jefferson County Open Space Parks illustrating different seasons of the year. This free In Plein Sight™ exhibit continued through October 9, 2016 and was open to the public.

Kickoff Art Exhibition

September 19, 2016

Photo from the In Plein Sight kickoff Art Exhibition on September 19, 2016 at the Jefferson County Administration & Courts Building (PLAN Jeffco Event) Photo from the In Plein Sight kickoff Art Exhibition on September 19, 2016 at the Jefferson County Administration & Courts Building (PLAN Jeffco Event) Photo from the In Plein Sight kickoff Art Exhibition on September 19, 2016 at the Jefferson County Administration & Courts Building (PLAN Jeffco Event) Photo from the In Plein Sight kickoff Art Exhibition on September 19, 2016 at the Jefferson County Administration & Courts Building (PLAN Jeffco Event)

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Plein Air Painting

PHOTOS FROM
THE STAGING EVENT

October 4th – 8th, 2016

The second act of In Plein Sight™ was the plein air painting week. Twenty-seven professional artists from all over the United States painted from dawn to dusk in Jefferson County Open Space Parks. The public was encouraged to come out and watch the artists as they created their impressions of our scenic vistas from October 4th to 8th, 2016.

Meet the Artists Reception

October 3, 2016

Photo: Nancy Crego sets up the refreshments at PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight Meet the Artists Reception (October 3, 2016).

Plein Air Painting at South Valley Park

October 4, 2016

Photo: Artist Karin Toppel's easel at rest during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event at South Valley Park (October 4, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo: An abstract view of Artist Karin Toppel's palette at the PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event at South Valley Park (October 4, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo: Artist Cheryl St. John at her easel during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event at South Valley Park (October 4, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo: The Critical Eye - In Plein Sight Artists at South Valley Park (October 4, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com.

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Plein Air Painting at Mount Falcon Park

October 5, 2016

Photo: Artist Norbert Nagel at work at Mount Falcon Open Space Park during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event (October 5, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo: Artist Debra Jeffrey with her work, 'Coyote Trail,' at PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event at Mount Falcon Park (October 5, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo:  Artist Jennifer Riefenberg is proud of her work at PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event at Mount Falcon Park (October 5, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo: Artist Blair Hamill at work during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event at Mount Falcon Park (October 5, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com.

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Plein Air Painting at Crown Hill Park

October 6, 2016

Photo: Artist Blair Hamill at Crown Hill Open Space Park during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event (October 6, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo: The art of Shelley Howard at Crown Hill Open Space Park during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event (October 6, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo:  Artist Karin Toppel with her work at PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event at Crown Hill Park (October 6, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo: Artist Debra Jeffry at her easel at Crown Hill Open Space Park during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event (October 6, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com.

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Plein Air Painting at White Ranch Park

October 7, 2016

Photo: Artist at White Ranch Open Space Park during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event (October 7, 2016). Photo courtesy of Garycaskeyphotography.com. Photo: The artwork of Deborah McAllister at White Ranch Open Space Park during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event (October 7, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo: The artwork of Jeannette Stutzman created at White Ranch Park during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event (October 7, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo: Artist at White Ranch Open Space Park during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event (October 7, 2016). Photo courtesy of Garycaskeyphotography.com.

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Plein Air Painting at Clear Creek Trail in Golden

October 8, 2016

Photo: Artist at Clear Creek Trail in Golden during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event (October 8, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo: Artwork created at Clear Creek Trail in Golden during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event (October 8, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo: Artist at Clear Creek Trail in Golden during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event (October 8, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo: Artist at Clear Creek Trail in Golden during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event (October 8, 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com.

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Art Gallery and Sale

PHOTOS FROM
THE MAIN EVENT

October 8th – 9th, 2016

The third act, the highlight of the In Plein Sight™ event, was the art gallery and reception. The art created during the week was displayed to the public and available for purchase at the Golden Community Center.

Art Gallery and Sale

October 8th – 9th, 2016

Photo:  Art Gallery and Sale at the Golden Community Center during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event (October 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo:  Art Gallery and Sale at the Golden Community Center during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event (October 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo:  Art Gallery and Sale at the Golden Community Center during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event (October 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com. Photo:  Art Gallery and Sale at the Golden Community Center during PLAN Jeffco's In Plein Sight plein air painting event (October 2016). Photo courtesy of Carbonfibrephoto.com.

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* PLAN Jeffco is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization; all contributions to PLAN Jeffco are tax-deductible. Proceeds from your sponsorship of In Plein Sight™ will help PLAN Jeffco continue its successful efforts to conserve our open space lands.

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Sponsorship Packet

Artists - call for entry

Press Release (Aug 23)

Golden Transcript (Sept 27)

Denver Westword article (Sept)

5280 article (Oct 3)

Denver Post article (Oct 6)

Golden.com article (Oct 7)

Canyon Courier article (Oct 12)

Wheat Ridge Transcript (Oct 13)

Meet the Artists

KDVR (September 29, 2016)

Invitation from Margot Zallen, President of PLAN Jeffco

Event Details

- The Opening Event

Art Exhibition

September 19, 2016

- The Staging Event

Plein Air Painting at Parks

October 4th – 8th, 2016

- The Main Event

Art Gallery and Sale

October 8th – 9th, 2016

Event Photo Gallery

- Art Exhibition Photos

- Plein Air Painting Photos

- Art Gallery and Sale Photos

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