Packing Paintings for Galleries & Shows

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Packing Paintings for Galleries & Shows By Susan Blackwood Here is an excellent way to pack your paintings for shipping. It is reusable, relatively inexpensive and extremely sturdy. Your galleries will love it and so will OPA and ... Read More...

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Authenticity, Creativity and the Quest for a Singular Vision

Chart Your Abilities

Summary by Susan Blackwood OPA based on OPA 2013 National Exhibition presentation by Joe Paquet Joe was our first speaker to kick off the fabulous weekend in Fredericksburg, Texas. His excellent, inspirational and powerful talk flew ... Read More...

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Free Ways to Promote Your Paintings: Part I – Press Releases

Press Release

Okay, we are kidding ourselves if we think that there isn’t a business side to art.  There is and, as you know, artists need to wear many hats in order to have a growing career.  One of those hats is “Marketing and Promoting your ... Read More...

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How to Keep Track of Shows That You Want to Enter (and Not Miss the Deadlines)

Binder Closed

In 1998 artist Howard Friedland and I were married. Right away we could see that keeping track of two artist’s deadlines could quickly get out of control. So I devised a simple system for both of us to keep track of our paperwork. Yes, we ... Read More...

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