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Plein Air Painter Attracts Unexpected Audience

June 12, 2018

"The photo above was taken at Mosquito Lake, a place I visited many times growing up. I had no idea so many geese were behind me. Turns out they like plein air painting too!"

-Shawn Escott

New Gallery Representation

June, 2018

Be.gallery is a classy, quaint and beautiful gallery located in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Rebecca Gruss, the founder and owner, has created an amazing and positive gallery offering unique art and gifts.

Plein Air Magazine Showcases Shawn's Painting in the June/July Issue

June/July, 2018

Shawn's painting, Delivery Day, is available through the Arsenault Gallery in Naples Florida.

Painting Demo at the Boca Museum Artist Guild

May 22, 2018

Shawn had the grand opportunity to give a plein air painting demo at the Boca Museum Artist Guild.

Successful Opening at the Arsenault Gallery in Naples, Florida

May 17, 2018

NEW ARTISTS, NEW WORKS. Banyan Arts Gallery Formally Welcomes New Artists Mary Parkman and Shawn Escott. Features New Works by Paul Arsenault and James P. Kerr

Forgotten Coast Adventure

May 14, 2018

Shawn describes his experience as a Florida's Finest Ambassador at this prestigious event.

Explore the Adventure!

New Travel Journal about the Plein Air Convention & Expo. FREE Download.

April, 2018

Download Shawn Escott's Plein Air Convention & Expo 2018 travel journal. Discover the new paintings and stories behind them.

Article in Voyage Miami Magazine

March 15, 2018

VoyageMIA, an upscale magazine in Miami, wrote an article about Shawn.

Read the Article

Lighthouse Art Center Plein Air Festival Quickdraw

March 4, 2018

Shawn attended the Lighthouse Art Center Plein Air Festival and painted along side many of the best artists working today. The artists were given two hours to complete a painting.

Plein Air Ambassador for the State of Florida

May 4 - 13, 2018

Shawn Escott has been invited to represent the State of Florida at the Forgotten Coast en Plein Air event! This event is among the world's most prestigious plein air paint outs.

Demo at Wycliffe Country Club

February 21, 2018

Shawn gave a one hour demo on the process and materials of plein air painting.

Gumbo Limbo Sea Coast Toast

March 24, 2018

Shawn donated an original oil painting for the Sea Coast Toast auction to benefit the coastal marine environment.

Career Day at Eagles Landing Middle School

February 9, 2018

Shawn spent the day discussing art and design with 7th graders at their annual career day event.

Plein Fun Fest 2018

January 27, 2018

Shawn participated in the annual Plein Fun Fest held in Delray Beach, FL. 

Arsenault Studio and Banyan Arts Gallery

January 26, 2018

Shawn Escott has his first sale through Arsenault Studio and Banyan Arts Gallery in Naples, Florida!

Painting Demo for Women in the Visual Arts

December 20, 2017

Shawn gives a plein air painting demonstration for a group of wonderful women artists in Boca Raton, Florida.

Shawn Escott Judges Lake Worth Art League Exhibition

November 16, 2017

Shawn was given the fantastic opportunity to judge this wonderful event which included many stunning works of art. 

Figurative Art Convention & Expo

November 8 - 11, 2017

Shawn Escott attends #FACE17, the first figurative convention and Expo in history!
Watch a video FACE17 made.
View Shawn's images on Facebook. 

Shawn Attends Alla Prima Figurative Painting with Joseph Gyurcsak AIS, ISAP, B

November 6, 2017

Mr. Gyurcsak is an acomplished artist, leading art materials experts, and is the Resident Artist / Brand Manager for Blick/Utrecht Art Supplies. He’s an accomplished author of painting articles, a Fine Art juror, and an influential art instructor.

Tivoli Lakes Art Club Lecture

September 19, 2017

Shawn had the honor and privilege to give an art lecture at the Tivoli Lakes Art Club.

Outdoor Painter Writes Article About Papagallery

8.23.2017

Ralph Papa and Shawn Escott's Papagallery was the subject of a wonderful article written by Outdoor Painter Editor Andrew Webster.
Read the article 

Shawn Meets Famous Bodybuilder Ryan Terry who is Now the Proud Owner of "Delray Beach"

8.5.2017

"Ryan Terry and his girlfriend Amy were kind, friendly and charming. I'm thrilled they are happy with Delray Beach and hope they enjoy it for many years to come."
- Shawn

Summer Sale Success!

July 17-23, 2017

"A sincere thank you to everyone who bought one of my paintings during our Summer Sale. I'm so very grateful for all of my collectors and fans."
- Shawn

Eric Rhoads, Publisher and Founder of Plein Air and Fine Art Connoisseur Magazines Mentions Shawn in His Weekly Newsletter

6.11.2017

Eric went on to say, "Recently I discovered a hot young artist by the name of Shawn Escott, who I think is the next budding superstar plein air painter." 
What an absolutely delightful surprise!!!

Shawn spotted in the June/July issue of Plein Air Magazine!

6.2017

Shawn's painting Cabrillo Isle Marina and a photo of him painting spotted in the latest issue of Plein Air Magazine. 
Subscribe here!

KPBS News Station Covers the Plein Air Convention and shows Shawn's Painting! 

5.31.2017

It's super exciting to see this painting Old Town San Diego shown on San Diego's local news station!
Watch the Video

Plein Air Convention and Expo

5.3.2017

Shawn Escott writes an article describing his incredible trip to #PACE17
Read the Article

Sun Sentinel Writes Article About Ralph Papa, Shawn Escott and Restored Paintings

4.25.2017

South Florida news station writes a fantastic article about the restoration and installation of original paintings in Forest Park Elementary School in Boynton Beach.

Now Offering Commissions

4.15.2017

Looking to have your home painted? Maybe a special boat or even your business? Visit escottart.com to learn more.

Art for Sale at Boca Raton GreenMarket 

4.15.2017

Shawn offered a select batch of original paintings for sale at this weekend's Boca Raton GreenMarket.   Learn More about the market.

Installation of Restored Forest Park Elementary School Original Paintings 

4.7.2017

Artist Ralph Papa restored paintings by Bernard Thomas which were installed in Boynton Beach's Forest Park Elelmentary School. Shawn assisted with the installation.

A Successful Exhibition With 
Seven Paintings Sold!

3.24.2017

We were very excited to have a fantastic turnout at our NEW WORKS Exhibition. Thank you to everyone who purchased a painting!

Gallery

Shawn To Attend The 6th Annual Plein Air Convention & Expo

4.24-28, 2017

This thrilling convention is the largest plein air event in the world! Subscribe to Shawn's instagram page for a minute-by-minute account of the event. 

Shawn Escott and Ralph Papa Lecture and New Works

3.24.2016

5 pm - 7 pm
Artists Ralph Papa & Shawn Escott will show new work and give a short talk about plein air painting.

Shawn Escott Judges the Palm Beach Watercolor Society's 35th Anniversary Exhibition

2.28.2016

Shawn had the distict honor of vetting this exciting watercolor exhibition. Congratulations to all the winners!

Outdoor Painter Writes an Article About Everglades Day!

2.27.2016

Plein Air Palm Beach is making waves in the plein air community! We were mentioned in an article describing our local paint out. Read Article

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Delray Beach Public Library Exhibition

2.10.2017

Many of the paintings produced during the Plein Fun Fest will be on display and for sale at the Delray Beach Public Library.
Opening Reception: 2.10.2017
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
100 W Atlantic Ave, 
Delray Beach, FL 33444

Shawn Donates an Original Plein Air Painting and a Workshop Class to the Gumbo Limbo 8th Annual Sea Coast Toast

Event date: 2.18.2017

The Gumbo Limbo Website
"The coastal marine environment is the heart of life in South Florida. The Sea Coast Toast is a fundraising auction to sustain and enhance the education, conservation, and research programs at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center!"

Shawn Escott Wins a Jack Richeson Award at Plein Fun Fest 2017! 

1.28.2017

Plein Fun Fest was fantastic this year with stunning art and amazing camaraderie. Special thank you to all the facilitators for their hard work and congratulations to all of the winners!

Workshops Now Available!

1.26.2017

Workshops can enhance your painting skill set by challenging you to try new techniques, encouraging you to see with more clarity, and by broadening your understanding of subject matter. 

View more information about the workshops

Gallery

Everglades Day Festival Paint-Out and Show!

2.11.2016

Shawn takes on the task of organizing the annual paint out at the beautiful Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge! Click here for more info on the meetup site.

Arthur R. Marshall
Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
10216 Lee Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33473 

Shawn Will Be Teaching Landscape and Still Life Painting At at The Boca Raton Museum of Art School

1.05.2017

8 weeks:  $275
Class starts January 5th, 2017
Thursday 6-8:30 PM
Click here for more information and to register for this exciting class!  

Grand Opening of Papagallery Artists Association, Featuring Paintings By Shawn Escott and Ralph Papa

12.21.2016

The new gallery opening was a hit! Many thanks to everyone who attended and a very special thank you to those who purchased paintings.
Make an appointment to see the gallery:
331 SE Mizner Blvd
Boca Raton, FL 33432
954-242-6012

Shawn Escott Elected to The Board of Plein Air Palm Beach

12.19.2016

It is with great honor to announce that Shawn Escott is now a board member with Plein Air Palm Beach. He has also been given the esteemed privilege of being an Organizer for the PAPB Meetup website.

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New Gallery Space

11.10.2016

Shawn occupies a new and impressive gallery space in beautiful Royal Palm Plaza, Boca Raton, FL.
331 SE Mizner Blvd
Boca Raton, FL 33432
954-242-6012
* By appointment only.

Sotheby's

Sotheby's Boca Raton Exhibits Shawn Escott's Paintings

10.18.2016

Six of Shawn's paintings are now being exhibited and are for sale at Sotheby's Boca Raton. 

Still Life Section Updated 
With New Work

10.07.2016

New paintings have been added to the still life section, each with a detailed explanation behind the work. 

Shawn Will Be Teaching Watercolor at the Boca Raton Museum of Art School

7.8.2016 - 8.12.2016

Demonstration of techniques and discussion of the principles of color-mixing and composition are an essential part of this course.

Boca Museum Art School

Shawn Escott Mentioned in the May Issue of Plein Air Magazine

4.14.2016

Plein Air Magazine writes an article about Delray Beach's Plein Fun Fest and lists winners from the event.  

Plein Air Magazine

Shawn Attends Don Demers and Mary Erickson Workshop

3.14.2016

For one week, Shawn had the fascinating experience of watching and learning from two of the best artists working in their field today. 

Exhibition of Old Floresta Paintings

3.4.2016

Shawn Escott exhibits a total of 10 paintings completed en plein air in the Boca Raton neighborhood of Old Floresta. The exhibition included local artists who were invited to paint around the neighborhood and many of the residents attended the opening and purchased works of art.

First place win at Plein Fun Fest
with a prize of $1000!

2.20.2016

Fifty artists from around the country were selected to compete in this one day event in Delray Beach, Florida.