2015 Eastern Regional Exhibition Juror Statement

David Hettinger served as the OPA 2015 Eastern Regional Exhibition Juror of Awards. Enjoy his exhibition comments below. Juror Statement OPA's Eastern Regional was held at Eckert and Ross Gallery in Indianapolis IN. Eckert and Ross did ... Read More...

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2015 Salon Show Juror Statement

Calvin Liang served as the OPA 2015 Salon Show Juror of Awards. Enjoy his exhibition comments below. Juror Statement I am honored and so proud to have had the opportunity to be a juror of awards for the 2015 Salon Show at the Beverly ... Read More...

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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...

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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...

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2015 Spring Online Showcase Winners Spotlight

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

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

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

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

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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