Archives for November 2015

My Favorite Thing – Aimee Erickson

Sketchbooks: When I was little I sometimes drew in my journal. In college we were assigned to keep something called a sketchbook—what an idea!— and I've kept one ever since. All my travels are in them, as well as museum visits, ... Read More...

OPA 2015 Western Exhibition Winner Spotlight

Johne P. Richardson Johne P. Richardson was awarded the Gold Medal, a $4,000 cash award funded by OPA, for “Pushing Strays.” Johne is a native of Kansas, with a love of the prairie, and other wide-open spaces. He has painted for more than ... Read More...

Summer 2015 Online Showcase Award Winners

Marci Oleszkiewicz Marci Oleszkiewicz was awarded the Gold Medal, a $3,000 cash award fundedDorothy Driehaus Mellin and the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, for “Finding Her Name.” Marci Oleszkiewicz, grew up in the city of Chicago in a ... Read More...

Virtuosos of the OPA Exhibition at New York’s Salmagundi Club

David A Leffel OPAM Bio David A Leffel OPAM was awarded the Gold Medal, a $3,800 cash award funded by Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, for “The Great Guardian.” David A Leffel is a modern master recognized by his peers as a painters’ ... Read More...

Dear Dad

This article is part of our Painting Partners series and is written by Kathie’s husband, Buddy Odom. Dear Dad, It has been over forty-five years since you passed away, and I have never written you. Not because I don't know your address, ... Read More...