Oil Painters of America Western Regional Show: August 30 - September 30 Opening Reception August 30 5:00 - 8:00
Carmel-The –Sea, CA, July 30, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) - The 2014 Oil Painters of America Western Exhibition will be held at the Mountainsong Galleries in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. Mountainsong Galleries is the proud home to many OPA artists and displays a wide range of art from impressionism to sculptures. The gallery will prove to be a model venue for this year’s exhibition because Mountainsong Galleries represents so many of the Master Artists of OPA. “Our goal is to assemble the finest display of representational oil paintings,” Lucinda Mountainsong Owner of Mountainsong Galleries. “The focus in the jurying process will be to select paintings that show the highest quality in draftsmanship, color, and composition, emphasizing a diversity in representational style and subject matter.”
Juror of Awards for the 2014 Oil Painters of America Western Exhibition: OPA Master Signature member Marilyn Simandle has exhibited in over 80 one-woman shows throughout the United States and has become internationally known and collected by both individuals and corporations worldwide.
Marilyn is a master Signature Member of Oil Painters of America (OPA), a Signature member of the American Watercolor Society, Plein-Air Painters of America (PAPA) and the California Art Club. Marilyn has received many awards in nationally juried shows, among them: the prestigious "High Winds Medal" from the Watercolor Society in 1992 and 1993; in 1997 the Oil Painters of American (OPA) West Coast Regional "First Place"; "People Choice Award", OPA National Show, 1998; and the Shiryl Smithson OPA Memorial Award in 1999.
Please contact Lucinda Mountainsong at 831-626-0600 or Lucinda@mountainsonggalleries.com for additional details