Archives for October 2013

John Austin Hanna Interview

Winner of the “Donors’ Award of Excellence” at the 2013 Oil Painters of America 22nd National Juried Exhibition, John Austin Hanna discusses his illustration background, his transition to a successful fine art career, and his current ... Read More...

2013 Summer Online Showcase Winners Spotlight – Nikolo Balkanski

Nikolo Balkanski received the First Place Award of $3,000 cash for his painting of "Sophie" entered in the OPA Summer 2013 Online Showcase.Nikolo Balkanski's paintings bring his European origin and training ot his art, and his ... Read More...

Moving Beyond The Receipt Shoebox: Practical Accounting And Administration For Artists

Presented by OPA Signature Member Kurt Anderson at the 2010 Oil Painters of America National Exhibition. General Rules for Good Organization All artists should keep track of their expenses.  They are deductible and will save on ... Read More...

Bryce Cameron Liston Interview

“Being an artist and painting the human figure is what compels me. It wakes me up at night, it’s what I love and I drive myself to do it very well. Art is my lifelong obsession, pleasure, and torment.” One thing I have learned about Bryce ... Read More...

Creativity

Second only to language in the hierarchy of advanced survival skills must be the ability to imagine something that does not yet exist, and then make that dream into something solid and real. Just look around you as you read this, and try to ... Read More...