on-line international fall 2017

about the event

The National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society (NOAPS) invites oil and acrylic painters from all across North America and International Artists to apply to our exhibit honoring the best in oil and acrylic painting. NOAPS has been showcasing the talents of oil and acrylic painters since 1991.
⦁ This is an INTERNATIONAL juried online competition open to ALL artists 18 years of age and older working in Oil and ACRYLIC medium. Both members and non-members of NOAPS may apply. 
⦁ 150 Artworks accepted into the show and eligible for awards
⦁ Current 2017 membership is NOT required before entering the Fall Online . We welcome your Membership click the Membership Link at: http://www.noaps.org

noaps "on-line international exhibition" awards


Best of Show : $1000

Second Place : $500

Third Place : $300

Additional Awards:

Best Landscape :  $100.00

Best Still Life :  $100.00

Best People :  $100.00

Best Use of Light & Color :  $100.00

Most Innovative : $100.00
Narrative Excellence :  $100.00

Ten artists will receive non-monetary Awards of Excellence recognition

Ten artists will receive non-monetary Merit Awards.

The TOP 150 artists will be given recognition on www.NOAPS.org with Artist Name, Artist Website link and Image selected for this Exhibit.

The Awards in the On-Line International Exhibits do not apply for NOAPS Signature or Master Status.

application dates

Application Dates:           August 25th - November 12th, 2017

Notification Date:            December 11th, 2017

artist eligibility
This On-Line International Exhibit is open to all National & International living artists 18 years or older working in oil or acrylic mediums. All NOAPS Members and Non-Members.

entry process  

Submit entries via Juried Art Services (JAS)   

LINK - Juried Art Services  

  • Digital files should be saved in universal .jpeg format for JAS entry and should be between 1400 pixels and 4000 pixels longest dimension at 300PPI (pixels per inch)

  • JAS is a free service and provides a comprehensive ‘help’ menu.    

  • Email:  Membership@NOAPS.org for assistance.

Be prepared to apply! From Your Application we need to know:

  1. Your First Name (and middle name - optional) 

  2. Your Last Name

  3. Your State (and Country) 

  4. Art Picture Title 

  5. Art Picture Media (Oil, Acrylic or Combination) 

  6. Art Picture Size   

  7. Art Picture Price - optional  

  8. Your e-mail address (Important for notification)

  9. Your Website address - if available  

terms and conditions

⦁ Art work must be original two dimensional with mediums limited to OIL and ACRYLIC paints,  completed in the last three (3) years and not previously accepted in any other NOAPS National Exhibit or NOAPS Online Top 150. 
⦁ No Minimum or Maximum size
⦁ All artwork should be original and created from conception to completion by the artist.  Work that is copied from other artist’s work, copied from published photos, or photos taken by someone other than the artist will not be accepted.  Paintings created in an instructional setting will also not be eligible
⦁  If you wish to sell the art entered, please price your art consistent with the established value of your work.  Paintings do not have to be for sale.
⦁ Selected paintings will be showcased on www.NOAPS.org, in the NOAPS Blog, and in NOAPS Social Media.  By entering, entrants are consenting to having a reproduction of their work used for promotion of the exhibit. You are confirming the work entered is your own and copyrighted images incorporated in your work have not been used.


Current 2017 NOAPS membership is NOT required. However, we welcome your membership. To Join NOAPS click the link here:  http://www.noaps.org/join-us

entry fee
The fee to enter is (US CURRENCY) $30 (1 image) with $10 for each additional image (5 maximum) 

⦁ Example: maximum of five (5) entries= $70 (US Currency)

awards judge

Jian Wu/ NOAPS Master Artist

Jian Wu graduated from the prestigious Art College of Qing Hua University (former Central Art and Crafts College of China) in 1984. During the period between his graduation and his emigration to the United States, Jian Wu was commissioned for works in five star hotels and his works were exhibited in China's National Art Exhibitions. In 1993, he went to study at the Graduate School of Academy of Art University in San Francisco, and joined the university's faculty shortly. He received his Master of Fine Art degree in 2000.

As a professional artist, Jian has had solo exhibitions and participated in group shows in the States. He has won awards in nationwide professional art exhibitions and competitions. His book Pastel Technique was published by  China Youth Press in 2005. And a book of his oil painting collection, The Overseas Oil Painter of China- Jian Wu, was published by China's renowned publisher, Tianjin People's Fine Arts Publishing House in 2007. Jian Wu's works have been collected thoughout the United States and the world.

selection process 

Each entry is reviewed and scored by an independent jury panel.  The Jurying panel will consist of a minimum of 5 NOAPS Master Artists or Signature Members.  The panel selects paintings for the exhibit based on the quality and individual mastery of the medium.
IMPORTANT:  Jurors in the panel make selections based on the image entered (make sure the image depicts a true representation of the painting). Jurors score the image only and do not see any information about the artist 


Selected work will be posted on www.NOAPS.org to promote sales. Requests relating to artist information or sales will be forwarded to the artist.


Applications Dates: August 8th 2017 to November 12th, 2017
Notifications: December 11th,2017
Award Judge: NOAPS Master, Jian Wu

  Your participation and support of the NATIONAL OIL & ACRYLIC PAINTERS’ SOCIETY is greatly appreciated. We wish you success in this event and may all your art career goals be met !




Please email Membership@NOAPS.org 

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