estern Slope - Wednesdays

Meeting Time: Wednesdays 9 AM, in and around the Grand Junction. 
: Nancy Lewis, 970-462-7370,


August 2nd  Twin Lakes, Grand Mesa behind the Visitor Center. Come join us and paint wild flower galore, mtn lakes, trees, boats, in cooler weather. Let’s meet up there at 9:00am at the parking area on the left just before Alexander Lack Lodge.Let’s have lunch at the lodge. After lunch we can paint more or head on home.There is highway construction on route 65 so leave early to avoid the contruction. It will take at least an hour to get up there but you will be rewarded. Directions


August 9th   Otto’s  trailhead up on the Colorado National Monument. We will be painting in Colorado National Monument. Spetacular views and vegetation. Need I say more.. No restrooms, bring water, bug spray, snacks. There is an entrance fee to the monument so if you want to car pool let me know and I will try to arrange it. Directions:


August 16th Lise MacGregor’s house. Paint views of the bookclifts and pastoral setting. We will meet at 9:00am but you can go and paint as early as 7:30am.  Address is 837 26 Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81506.  Directions are from G road and Horizon Drive. Please RSVP. Parking is tight so we will arrange space for everyone. Location:


August 23rd  Tilman Bishop State Wildlife Area, This is a wildlife area where if you are inclined you can hike down to the wildlife area and explore. The parking is surrounded by wine vineyard and peach trees and you will get a good view to Palisade valley floor, the bookcliffs and the Grand Mesa. No Restrooms or water.  Location: F 1/4 Rd and 37 1/4 , Palisade, CO 81526.   Just west of Talbott’s  Market about 1/2 mile. Go over canal bridge and take your  immediate right and follow to the wildlife area.  



August 30th Avant Vineyards – Views of vineyards, the valley and surrounding formations like Mt Garfield.  Oh boy, a small vineyard above the Colorado River  and  the best view of Mt Garfield Address: 3480 E Road Palisade, Colorado 81526Directions from  I-70 Palisade Exit 42. 


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May your next painting be a masterpiece!-Nancy

Plein Air Artists Colorado,   1659 Peridot Ct,   Castle Rock,   CO 80108

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