Painted Desert, an acrylic on canvas executed en plein air by Wilton artist Renee Santhouse, is among 88 works of art submitted at the first Art in the Park Festival art contest at Weir Farm National Historic Site on Aug. 25. All artwork from the festival is on view through Sept. 30 at the Gilbert & Bennett Community Cultural Center, 49 New Street. Information: 203-544-1049.