2015 Spring Online Showcase Winners Spotlight

"Mummy Cave - Cañon del Muerto"

We're proud to highlight the winners of the OPA Spring 2015 Online Showcase. Enjoy some brief biographies below, detailing their painting history and journey to becoming award winning artists. Deborah Tilby First Place Award for the ... Read More...

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City By The Sea Plein Air Paintout at the 24th National Exhibition

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Congratulations 2015 City By The Sea Plein Air Paint Out Award Winners! Thanks to our City By The Sea Plein Air Paint Out judge, OPA Signature member Mark Hanson OPA. Click here to see upcoming shows! First Place John ... Read More...

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Len Cutter Interview

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Q. How did you discover you wanted to sell fine art? After operating a large gift shop, we noticed one day that the sales of small prints from local artists were outselling all other items combined. It was an easy decision and we, as a ... Read More...

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OPA National Speakers

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The OPA 24th Annual National Exhibition & Convention will be held in St. Augustine, Florida at Cutter & Cutter Fine Art’s Brilliance in Color Gallery April 29 – May 3, 2015. OPA member Eve Albrecht was able to chat with two of our ... Read More...

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Getting into the Demos

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The OPA Twenty-Fourth Annual National Exhibition in St. Augustine is showcasing several of today's most successful artists. Expect their demos to be motivating. Demos persuade us to experiment, to change, and to energize our own practice. ... Read More...

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2014 Summer Online Showcase Winners Spotlight

Anna Rose Bain

We're proud to highlight the winners of the OPA Summer 2014 Online Showcase. Enjoy some brief biographies below, detailing their painting history and journey to becoming award winning artists. Anna Rose Bain First Place Award for the ... Read More...

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2014 Summer Online Showcase Winners

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The OPA Summer 2014 Online Showcase was held from June 1 - August 15, 2014, open to Associate members only and awarding $5,000 in cash awards. The Online Showcase runs three times each year and is completely digital competition held at ... Read More...

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2014 National Juried Exhibition Photos

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Below are photos from Oil Painters of America’s Twenty-third Annual National Exhibition, which was held at The Bennington Center for the Arts in Bennington, Vermont. To see all photos taken at the 2014 National Exhibition, click here. ... Read More...

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OPA 2013 Eastern Regional Exhibition Juror Comments

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In anticipation of OPA's upcoming 2014 Eastern Regional Exhibition, we're presenting juror comments from last year's exhibition. Nancy Howe OPAM, juror for the 2013 Eastern Regional Exhibition, was kind enough to offer detailed notes on ... Read More...

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