All paintings must be created within the City of Holladay boundaries between October 6th and October 12th. Before painting, all surfaces must be stamped at Relics (4685 S Holladay Blvd) during regular business hours beginning October 6th. Relics is open Monday – Friday 10-6, and Saturday 10-5.

Completed paintings must be submitted to Relics by 5:00 p.m. on October 12th. 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 Saturday, October 13th from 5-9 p.m. All plein air paintings will be available for sale (unless specified as display only) through November 3rd. Relics Gallery and Holladay Arts Council will retain a total of 30% of the sales.

Awards will be given at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 13th at the reception.

Art Pickup

All art needs to be picked up from Relics between November 5th and 9th, regular business hours.

Quick Draw

There will be a Quick Draw event on Saturday, October 6th from 9:00 - noon at the Holladay Plaza. This event is free to enter with paid artist registration, and the first 15 artists who indicate they're interested on the registration form. (Display Only participants not eligible for Quick Draw.) There will be an auction of Quick Draw paintings at 1:30 on October 6th. Holladay Arts Council will retain 30% of the sales price to support future arts programming.

Plein Air Holladay Rules


Online from September 1, 2018 thru October 3rd at midnight.  Registration forms will also be available at the front desk at Holladay City Hall.


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, not eligible for the Quick Draw). Anyone may choose to enter the Display Only category.

Your registration fee entitles you to enter one or two paintings (canvas/watercolor paper). Up to four paintings may be entered per artist, with a $10/per painting charge for the third and fourth entry (or $5 charge for students). Finished work must be no larger than 24” x 24”.