Oil Painters of America will hold its 27th National Juried Exhibition of Representational Oil Paintings, June 1 through September 3, 2018 at Steamboat Art Museum in Steamboat Springs, CO.
Approximately 25 awards will be given with a total value estimated in excess of $100,000, including a $25,000 Best of Show. Convention events will include a wet paint competition with total awards valued at $10,000 in both studio and plein air divisions, multiple demonstrations, interviews, discussions and exhibitors. Juror of Awards will be renown Master Signature Artist Craig Tennant OPAM.
Deadline for online submissions is midnight on Friday, January 26, 2016. To enter, artists must be a citizen of the U.S., Canada or Mexico but can live abroad and also be a paid 2018 member of OPA at an annual fee of $70. OPA is currently accepting new member applications.
National Exhibition entry fee: $30 for the first entry, $15 for the second; only one painting may be accepted. Maximum size limit is 1200 sq. in. For a prospectus, visit our website at www.oilpaintersofamerica.com.