2013 National Exhibition Winner Spotlight

The OPA 2013 National Exhibition was an exciting event with a brilliant display of skill and oil painting mastery. We'd like to introduce you to a few of our National Exhibition Winners. Meet Tom L. Nachreiner, winner of the Dorothy ... Read More...

This Year Make a Personal Commitment to Invest in Your Career

Whether you are new to oil painting or a seasoned professional, we encourage all OPA members to attend the 2013 OPA Exhibition & Conference in Fredericksburg, TX, May 15 -1 9, 2013. It’s so important to continue to invest in yourself ... Read More...

Fall 2012 OPA Online Showcase Winners

We are proud to present to you the Fall 2012 OPA Online Showcase winners. The OPA Online Showcase is a digital exhibition offered in the spring, summer and fall. While some shows are open to both Associate and Signature members, the Fall ... Read More...

2012 National Show Winners Spotlight

This week we're featuring some of our top 2012 National Juried Exhibition Winners by sharing their biographies and winning paintings.   Jeff Legg OPAM Master Signature Gold Award Winner Jeff Legg, a native of Missouri studied ... Read More...

Creating Better Digital Images of your Paintings. How to Ensure your Masterpiece is Best Represented Online and in Print

Review of 2012 OPA National Exhibition Session with Susan Abma and Jerry Goroski, by contributing OPA artist Julia Bright Most of us have had the experience of taking a photo of our painting, only to find out that it’s a distorted, too ... Read More...

Upcoming Events

The OPA Blog is taking a brief break from it's normal schedule of thought provoking articles from our gifted Guest Bloggers to bring you an update on the exciting upcoming events and deadlines you won’t want to miss!     2012 ... Read More...