Accepted artists - see below

Maximum size 320 sq inches - 16" x 20"

Richland Fine Art Gallery in Nashville, TN is hosting our 
BEST OF AMERICA SMALL PAINTING NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION

April 30 - May 26

Richland Fine Art began operations on July 21, 2003 at Grace’s Plaza in the growing Green Hills area of Nashville, Tennessee. For fifteen years, the owners, Clay Whitelaw and Anne Goad, have focused on providing their clients the best in fine art. Many of their artists hail from across the country and are nationally prominent.

 The gallery is on the second level of the Plaza, positioned along a thirty foot wide, one hundred-fifty foot long atrium that allows natural light during the day and is softly lit at night; the perfect place for an art event and reception. They have previously hosted a number of noteworthy art events, including: Oil Painters of America Eastern Region Exhibition, American Impressionist Society National Juried Competition, Plein Air Painters of the Southeast national event, and The Cumberland Society of Painters Juried Exhibition. 

 Richland is very pleased to welcome the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society to Nashville, and to host their 2018 spring event: “The Best of America Small Painting National Exhibition”  

Opening & Awards Reception, May 4th, 2018

at Richland Fine Art Gallery, Nashville, TN.

award winners & accepted artists

Click HERE to see a list of the award winners!

New York Broadway
New York Broadway

Artist: PRIYA AHLAWAT -PA Price: $1 550.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.priyaahlawat.com

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George
George

"Artist: HARRY AHN -MI Price: $1 800.00 Dimensions: 18.00 x 14.00 Inches Website:

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Up The Road
Up The Road

"Artist: ROBERT AKERS -IL Price: 750 Dimensions: 9.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: robertakers.com"

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Shamrock Macaw
Shamrock Macaw

"Artist: TOM ALTENBURG -MO Price: $1 400.00 Dimensions: 15.00 x 10.00 Inches Website: natureartists.com/tom_altenburg

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Peach with Blue Glass
Peach with Blue Glass

"Artist: BLAIR ATHERHOLT -PA Price: 575 Dimensions: 6.00 x 6.00 Inches Website: www.blairatherholtart.com

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Lena's Teapot
Lena's Teapot

"Artist: SUZANNE AULDS -SC Price: 995 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: www.suzanneaulds@gmail.com"

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Summer Marsh
Summer Marsh

"Artist: DEL-BOURREE BACH -CT Price: $5 200.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 18.00 Inches Website: www.del-bourreebach.com

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Snow Shadows
Snow Shadows

"Artist: FRANK BAGGETT -TN Price: $1 200.00 Dimensions: 11.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: www.frankbaggett.com

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Standing Tall
Standing Tall

"Artist: CHANTEL BARBER -TN Price: 495 Dimensions: 9.00 x 6.00 Inches Website: www.chantelsoriginals.com"

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Leaders and Followers
Leaders and Followers

"Artist: ASHWINI BHARATHULA -AZ Price: $1 700.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 24.00 Inches Website: https://www.facebook.com/ashwini-bharathula-1520914468212564/

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Simple Living
Simple Living

"Artist: MINNIE BHUPATHI -GA Price: 400 Dimensions: 11.00 x 14.00 Inches Website:

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Lily
Lily

"Artist: LINDA BLACKBURN -FL Price: 600 Dimensions: 8.00x10.00 inches Website: lindaeadesblackburn.com

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Spring Colors
Spring Colors

"Artist: SUSAN BLACKWOOD -MT Price: $1 400.00 Dimensions: 9.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: susanblackwood.com

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North River Winter
North River Winter

"Artist: ANDREA BOJRAB -IN Price: $1 100.00 Dimensions: 9.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: www.andreabojrab.com

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It's Uphill From Here
It's Uphill From Here

"Artist: YVONNE BONACCI -CA Price: 575 Dimensions: 12.00 x 9.00 Inches Website: yvonnebonacci.com"

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The Pink Rose
The Pink Rose

"Artist: BEVERLY BOREN -TX Price: $1 200.00 Dimensions: 9.00 x 12.00 Inches Website:

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Mikee's Future
Mikee's Future

"Artist: KIM BRECKLEIN -AR Price: 800 Dimensions: 18.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: kimbrecklein.com

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Between Shadows and Lights
Between Shadows and Lights

"Artist: HEBE BROOKS -TX Price: $2 100.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.artbyhebe.com

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Decommissioned
Decommissioned

"Artist: KRYSTAL BROWN -TX Price: $1 200.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: krystalbrown.fineartstudioonline.com"

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Appletini
Appletini

"Artist: KAREN BUDAN -AZ Price: $2 250.00 Dimensions: 20.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.karenbudan.com"

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Drinks All 'Round
Drinks All 'Round

"Artist: LINDA BUDGE -AZ Price: $2 200.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.lindabudge.com

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The Overhaul
The Overhaul

"Artist: JOHN CAGGIANO -MA Price: $3 200.00 Dimensions: 20.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: johncaggiano.com

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Elegant Repast
Elegant Repast

"Artist: KAREN CAHILL -CA Price: $1 800.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.karencahill.com

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June
June

"Artist: PETER CAMPBELL -CO Price: $1 200.00 Dimensions: 10.50 x 10.00 Inches Website: www.campbellfineart.com

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Looking Forward
Looking Forward

"Artist: JUAN CANTAVELLA -TX Price: $2 800.00 Dimensions: 18.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: www.cantavellartist.com"

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Floral du Jour
Floral du Jour

"Artist: MONIQUE CARR -TN Price: 875 Dimensions: 16.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: www.moniquecarr.com

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Marshall Point Lighthouse
Marshall Point Lighthouse

"Artist: MITCH CASTER -CO Price: $2 200.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 24.00 Inches Website:

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Sudden Rain
Sudden Rain

"Artist: JANE CHAPIN -FL Price: $2 800.00 Dimensions: 24.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: www.janechapin.com

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Glimmer
Glimmer

"Artist: ADAM CLAGUE -MO Price: 920 Dimensions: 12.00 x 9.00 Inches Website: www.adamclague.com

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I Know I Was a Mermaid
I Know I Was a Mermaid

"Artist: KRISTIN CLARK -TN Price: $1 850.00 Dimensions: 20.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.kristinclarkart.com

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Black Bear in Camp
Black Bear in Camp

"Artist: NICHOLAS COLEMAN -UT Price: $6 000.00 Dimensions: 20.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.nicholascolemanart.com

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Morning Coffee
Morning Coffee

"Artist: JIM CONNELLY -MI Price: $2 650.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: www.jimconnellystudio.com

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The Artist in Profile Age 30
The Artist in Profile Age 30

"Artist: MATTHEW COOK -OH Price: $2 500.00 Dimensions: 10.00 x 8.00 Inches Website: www.matthewcookart.com

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Black Dragon Tea and Persimmons
Black Dragon Tea and Persimmons

"Artist: CAT CORCILIUS -KY Price: $2 450.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: http://www.catcorcilius.com

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Net Mender
Net Mender

"Artist: SANDRA CORPORA -PA Price: $2 000.00 Dimensions: 14.00 x 18.00 Inches Website: www.sandracorpora.com

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Blue and Orange
Blue and Orange

"Artist: STEVEN CREIGHTON -IN Price: 900 Dimensions: 12.00 x 9.00 Inches Website: stevecreightonart.com

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So Shy
So Shy

"Artist: CHRISTINE CROZIER -CA Price: $1 000.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: www.christinecrozier.com

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Lafayette Cemetery
Lafayette Cemetery

"Artist: MATTHEW CUTTER -FL Price: $2 950.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: http://www.matthewjcutter.com/"

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The Yellow Farmhouse
The Yellow Farmhouse

"Artist: TONY DAMICO -CT Price: 950 Dimensions: 10.00 x 8.00 Inches Website: www.tonydamicofineart.com"

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DEGRAFF_LARRY_570346-1
DEGRAFF_LARRY_570346-1

"Artist: LARRY DEGRAFF -MO Price: $1 500.00 Dimensions: 18.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: www.larrydegraff.com"

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A Simple Quiet
A Simple Quiet

"Artist: RICK DELANTY -CA Price: $1 500.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.delantyfineart.com"

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Acorns and Glass
Acorns and Glass

"Artist: LOREN DIBENEDETTO -NC Price: $2 500.00 Dimensions: 14.00 x 18.00 Inches Website: lorendibenedetto.com"

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Marco
Marco

"Artist: JENNIFER DIEHL -OR Price: $1 200.00 Dimensions: 11.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: www.jenniferdiehl.com"

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Pond in Winter
Pond in Winter

"Artist: FRED DOLORESCO -IN Price: $2 000.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: "

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Persimmon
Persimmon

"Artist: LAN DU -CA Price: $1 500.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: "

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Shem Creek
Shem Creek

"Artist: MARGARET DYER -GA Price: $1 500.00 Dimensions: 11.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: www.margaretdyer.com"

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Winter's Coming
Winter's Coming

"Artist: GLEN EDWARDS -UT Price: $2 200.00 Dimensions: 20.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.edwardsfineartstudio.com"

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1939 Chrysler Custom Imperial
1939 Chrysler Custom Imperial

"Artist: SHANNON FANNIN -TX Price: $1 800.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: http://www.shanfannin.com"

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At the Creek
At the Creek

"Artist: CYNTHIA FEUSTEL -CO Price: $2 400.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: www.feustelfineart.com"

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Tending Her Eggs
Tending Her Eggs

"Artist: RUSTY FRENTNER -MI Price: $2 100.00 Dimensions: 21.00 x 15.00 Inches Website: "

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Unbridled
Unbridled

"Artist: LISA FRICKER -CO Price: $1 700.00 Dimensions: 18.00 x 18.00 Inches Website: www.lisafricker.com

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American Cream Team Sammy & Shirley
American Cream Team Sammy & Shirley

"Artist: TARRYL GABEL -NY Price: $1 400.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.tarryl.com

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Morning Cattleya
Morning Cattleya

"Artist: JOAN GARCIA -FL Price: 950 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: www.jlgarcia-artist.com"

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Ocean Bling
Ocean Bling

"Artist: HANS GUERIN -MD Price: 700 Dimensions: 8.00 x 6.00 Inches Website: hansguerin.com"

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Whitney
Whitney

"Artist: BARBARA HACK -TX Price: $1 800.00 Dimensions: 14.00 x 11.00 Inches Website: barbarahack.com"

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A Couple of Beauties
A Couple of Beauties

"Artist: NANCY HALEY -CO Price: $1 500.00 Dimensions: 24.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: www.nancyhaleyfineart.com"

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Shipyard and Kayaks
Shipyard and Kayaks

"Artist: CAROLYN HESSE-LOW -CA Price: $1 700.00 Dimensions: 11.00 x 14.00 Inches Website:

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Fun In The Sun
Fun In The Sun

"Artist: MARJORIE HICKS -TN Price: 950 Dimensions: 14.00 x 11.00 Inches Website: marjorieshicks.com

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Anchored In
Anchored In

"Artist: PAULA HOLTZCLAW -NC Price: $3 100.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: paulabholtzclawfineart@aol.com"

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Lane's Cove
Lane's Cove

"Artist: NEAL HUGHES -NJ Price: $3 600.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: www.nealhughes.com

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Mood Indigo
Mood Indigo

"Artist: JEAN-PIERRE JACQUET -CT Price: 500 Dimensions: 8.00 x 8.00 Inches Website: www.jpjacquet.com

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Ice Bucket
Ice Bucket

"Artist: STEVEN JORDAN -SC Price: $1 500.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 11.00 Inches Website: stevenjordan.com"

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Lilacs
Lilacs

"Artist: DEE KIRKHAM -NV Price: $2 450.00 Dimensions: 20.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.deekirkham.com"

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Flamenco Dancer
Flamenco Dancer

"Artist: CHRISTINA KUO -CA Price: $1 500.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 8.00 Inches Website: www.christinackuo.com"

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Unlikely Friendship
Unlikely Friendship

"Artist: EMILIYA LANE -WA Price: 500 Dimensions: 6.00 x 6.00 Inches Website: http://artlanegallery.com"

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Elephant and Clock
Elephant and Clock

"Artist: ALAN LARKIN -IN Price: $1 950.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: larkinstudio.com"

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Still Life With Lemon
Still Life With Lemon

"Artist: TOM LAROCK -TX Price: $3 750.00 Dimensions: 9.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.tomlarockart.com"

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Two Ravens
Two Ravens

"Artist: RON LARSON -UT Price: $1 800.00 Dimensions: 20.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: ronlarsonartist.com"

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Roses From Her Garden
Roses From Her Garden

"Artist: DEBRA LATHAM -TX Price: 800 Dimensions: 9.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: debralatham.com"

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Carly
Carly

"Artist: ALEXANDRA LATYPOVA -NY Price: 500 Dimensions: 14.00 x 11.00 Inches Website: "

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Backyard Palm
Backyard Palm

"Artist: MONIQUE LAZARD -FL Price: $1 800.00 Dimensions: 17.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: moniquelazard.com"

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Changing Season
Changing Season

"Artist: JEANNE CRAIN LEEMON -TN Price: $2 900.00 Dimensions: 14.00 x 18.00 Inches Website: "

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Jersey Girls
Jersey Girls

"Artist: CHRISTOPHER LEEPER -OH Price: $2 500.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: www.christopherleeper.com"

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The Year Of The Dog
The Year Of The Dog

"Artist: AMY LEUNG -CA Price: $2 000.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.adlartstudio.com"

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Wind in the leaves
Wind in the leaves

"Artist: GAYLE LEVEE -TN Price: 600 Dimensions: 12.00 x 9.00 Inches Website: www.gaylelevee.com"

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Pansies in a Silver Cup
Pansies in a Silver Cup

Artist: Barney Levitt- MA Price: $1,300 Dimensions: 10 x 15 Inches Website: www.barneylevitt.com

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Juan with cowboy outfit
Juan with cowboy outfit

"Artist: CHENG LIAN -TX Price: $3 200.00 Dimensions: 11.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: http://chenglian.us"

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Walking Home
Walking Home

"Artist: TAI MENG LIM -SELANGOR Price: $1 500.00 Dimensions: 8.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: taimenglim.com"

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Evening Song
Evening Song

"Artist: OBER-RAE LIVINGSTONE -ONTARIO Price: 950 Dimensions: 8.00 x 10.00 Inches Website: www.ober-rae.com"

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Wisteria
Wisteria

"Artist: HUI LU -CA Price: $1 000.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 9.00 Inches Website: www.huilu.us"

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Along the Virgin River
Along the Virgin River

"Artist: C J LUKACSIK -AZ Price: $1 200.00 Dimensions: 11.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: www.cjlukacsik.com"

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Sunday Market
Sunday Market

"Artist: MIGUEL MALAGON -IL Price: $1 600.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: www.miguelmalagon.com"

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Forgotten
Forgotten

"Artist: BETH MARCHANT -VA Price: $1 500.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.bethmarchant.com

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Yellow Dog
Yellow Dog

"Artist: REMLEY MARTIN -MO Price: $2 400.00 Dimensions: 20.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.remleymartin.com"

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Ready to Sail
Ready to Sail

"Artist: DAVID MARTY -WA Price: 875 Dimensions: 0.12 x 9.00 Inches Website: david@davidmarty.com"

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White Wolf
White Wolf

"Artist: SUSAN MATTESON -CO Price: $1 200.00 Dimensions: 14.00 x 11.00 Inches Website: www.susanmatteson.com"

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Leaf On The Vine
Leaf On The Vine

"Artist: YOLANDE MCALEVEY -CA Price: $1 650.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: ymcalevey@icloud.com"

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Two Rivers
Two Rivers

"Artist: STEVE MCCOY -IA Price: $4 000.00 Dimensions: 20.00 x 1200.00 Inches Website: "

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Rose
Rose

"Artist: NANCY MCTIGUE -CA Price: $1 600.00 Dimensions: 14.00 x 18.00 Inches Website: mctiguestudio.com"

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Barn Quilt Evening
Barn Quilt Evening

"Artist: DAN MCWILLIAMS -MO Price: $1 800.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website:

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Pumpkin and Roses
Pumpkin and Roses

"Artist: PATRICIA MEYER -OK Price: $1 700.00 Dimensions: 11.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: patmeyer-artist.com"

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Mestizo in Hat
Mestizo in Hat

"Artist: IRINA MILTON -WA Price: $1 200.00 Dimensions: 14.00 x 11.00 Inches Website: irinamilton.com"

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Making The Cut
Making The Cut

"Artist: ROSA MONTANTE - Price: $1 200.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: "

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Mother
Mother

"Artist: CANDACE X. MOORE -CA Price: $1 600.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 10.00 Inches Website: http://www.candacexmoore.com

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The Lead Pony
The Lead Pony

"Artist: BRENDA MORGAN -AR Price: $1 500.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: brendamorganart.com"

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Morning Sparkles
Morning Sparkles

"Artist: SUZANNE MORRIS -VA Price: $1 595.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: www.suzannemorrisstudios.com"

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Lilia Braiding Her Hair
Lilia Braiding Her Hair

"Artist: WALTER MOSLEY -NY Price: 800 Dimensions: 18.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: walterlynnmosley.com"

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Bella's Petals
Bella's Petals

"Artist: MICHELLE MURRAY -ALBERTA Price: $1 000.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.michellemurrayart.com"

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Mugshot II
Mugshot II

"Artist: FARSHID NAMEI -CA Price: $1 400.00 Dimensions: 14.00 x 11.00 Inches Website: www.farshidnamei.com"

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Pensee
Pensee

"Artist: PAMELA NEWELL -IN Price: $1 575.00 Dimensions: 11.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: www.pnewellart.com"

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Pinkney Street Shadows
Pinkney Street Shadows

"Artist: BARBARA NUSS -MD Price: $1 950.00 Dimensions: 14.00 x 18.00 Inches Website: www.barbaranuss.com"

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The Fruit Offering
The Fruit Offering

"Artist: SIVANANDA NYAYAPATHI -GA Price: $1 800.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.sivanandafineart.com"

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Bad Penny
Bad Penny

"Artist: DONNA NYZIO -NC Price: $1 500.00 Dimensions: 8.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: paintedworld.com"

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Beyond The Sandbar
Beyond The Sandbar

"Artist: JOSEPH ORR -MO Price: $2 100.00 Dimensions: 11.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: www.josephorr.com"

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Purple Barn
Purple Barn

"Artist: ANDREA ORR CLAGUE -MO Price: 390 Dimensions: 5.75 x 10.25 Inches Website: www.andreaorrclague.com"

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Brushstroke Moment
Brushstroke Moment

"Artist: JOSEPH PALMERIO -FL Price: $1 400.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: palmerioart.com"

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Weaving Koi
Weaving Koi

"Artist: DEREK PENIX -OK Price: $3 000.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: www.derekpenix.com"

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Winter Sun
Winter Sun

"Artist: BRENDA POLLREISZ -MO Price: $1 900.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: www.brendapollreiszart.com"

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The Road to Hana
The Road to Hana

"Artist: BARRON POSTMUS -CA Price: $1 100.00 Dimensions: 8.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: barronpostmusart.com"

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Humbled and Stubborn
Humbled and Stubborn

"Artist: LORI PUTNAM -TN Price: $3 100.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: http://www.loriputnam.com"

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Harmless Landing
Harmless Landing

"Artist: IGOR RAIKHLINE -GA Price: $3 600.00 Dimensions: 21.00 x 14.50 Inches Website: www.igor-raikhline.com"

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Morning Along the River
Morning Along the River

"Artist: DON REED -OH Price: 950 Dimensions: 8.00 x 24.00 Inches Website: www.fineartbydonreed.com"

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Simple Joys
Simple Joys

"Artist: DIANE REEVES -FL Price: $2 800.00 Dimensions: 14.00 x 11.00 Inches Website: http://dianereevesfineart.com"

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Nesting Nanday Parakeets
Nesting Nanday Parakeets

"Artist: AMY ROY -OH Price: $2 200.00 Dimensions: 18.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: www.amyroyoilpaintings.com"

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Welcome
Welcome

"Artist: LAWRENCE RUDOLECH -IN Price: $2 500.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: rudolech.com"

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Still Life of Leaves with Three Appl
Still Life of Leaves with Three Appl

"Artist: ABBEY RYAN -PA Price: $2 500.00 Dimensions: 8.00 x 10.00 Inches Website: "

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Fallen Memories
Fallen Memories

"Artist: JASON SACRAN -AR Price: $3 200.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: jasonsacran.com"

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Bel Air Stare
Bel Air Stare

"Artist: MANON SANDER -FL Price: $1 150.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.manonsander.com"

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Matilija Cr. Middle Fork
Matilija Cr. Middle Fork

"Artist: VICTOR SCHIRO -CA Price: $1 700.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.victoraschiro.com"

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Summer of '82
Summer of '82

"Artist: JOHN SCHISLER -DE Price: $2 500.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: johnschisler.com"

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The Ermine Wrap
The Ermine Wrap

"Artist: WILLIAM SCHNEIDER -IL Price: $3 250.00 Dimensions: 20.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: schneiderart.com"

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Kaitlyn
Kaitlyn

"Artist: PAUL SCHULENBURG -MA Price: $1 000.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: schulenburgstudio.com"

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Wild Turkey
Wild Turkey

"Artist: JIM SERRETT -IL Price: 580 Dimensions: 10.00 x 800.00 Inches Website: jimserrett.com"

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Peek
Peek

"Artist: DAVID SHEPHERD -ON Price: 800 Dimensions: 8.00 x 8.00 Inches Website: davidshepherdart.com"

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A Winter Morning
A Winter Morning

"Artist: LOLLY SHERA -WA Price: $1 200.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: lollyshera.com"

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Princess Alyssa
Princess Alyssa

"Artist: PAMELA SHUMWAY -IL Price: $1 800.00 Dimensions: 20.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: pamshumway.com"

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China Patterns
China Patterns

"Artist: TAMARA SIGLER -OH Price: $1 000.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: "

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Shifting Sunspots
Shifting Sunspots

"Artist: JERRY SMITH -IN Price: $1 000.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: www.jsmithstudio.com"

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Perfect Gift
Perfect Gift

"Artist: YELENA SNOVSKY -NJ Price: 1500 Dimensions: 18.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: http://www.yelenasnovsky.com"

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After the Dance
After the Dance

"Artist: ANDREA STANLEY -CA Price: $1 200.00 Dimensions: 20.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.andreastanleyart.com"

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An Early Breakfast
An Early Breakfast

"Artist: LAURIE STEVENS -MT Price: $1 800.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.lauriestevensart.com"

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Bistro at Dusk
Bistro at Dusk

"Artist: THALIA STRATTON -CA Price: $1 500.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: www.thaliastratton com"

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Dawn and the Distance
Dawn and the Distance

"Artist: CRISTINE SUNDQUIST -KS Price: 740 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: www.cristinesundquist.com"

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The Horse Washer
The Horse Washer

"Artist: JAMES SWANSON -IL Price: $1 100.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.jamesswansondesign.com/paintigs"

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History
History

"Artist: CAROL LEE THOMPSON OPA -PA Price: $2 900.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: www.carolleethompson.com"

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The Offering
The Offering

"Artist: PATRICIA TRIBASTONE -NY Price: $1 500.00 Dimensions: 20.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.patriciatribastoneart.com"

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Teller of Tall Tales
Teller of Tall Tales

"Artist: KAROL TUCKER -NC Price: $1 500.00 Dimensions: 20.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: karoltucker.com"

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Crimson Crystal
Crimson Crystal

"Artist: TIM TYLER -AR Price: $2 400.00 Dimensions: 15.50 x 13.50 Inches Website: tctyler.com"

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Children of Laos
Children of Laos

"Artist: TERESA VITO -CO Price: $1 350.00 Dimensions: 11.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: "

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Morning Sun Michigan Dune
Morning Sun Michigan Dune

"Artist: MARTY WALKER -MI Price: 400 Dimensions: 6.00 x 18.00 Inches Website: "

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Fat And Sassy
Fat And Sassy

"Artist: DEB WATSON -PA Price: $1 200.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: www.watsonwesternart.com"

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The Ringer
The Ringer

"Artist: CHUCK WEBER -WI Price: $1 600.00 Dimensions: 15.50 x 13.50 Inches Website: weberportraits.com"

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C'est Fini
C'est Fini

"Artist: J. RUSSELL WELLS -IL Price: $1 280.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: jrussellwells.com"

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Dreaming of Butterflies
Dreaming of Butterflies

"Artist: BING WENG -NC Price: $8 800.00 Dimensions: 24.00 x 27.00 Centimeters Website: bingartspace.com"

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Spring Blossoms
Spring Blossoms

"Artist: ROBERT WEST -ID Price: $1 200.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: rainbowart-online.com"

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September Hay
September Hay

"Artist: GINGER WHELLOCK -CO Price: $2 100.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 24.00 Inches Website: www.gingerwhellock.com"

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Bike Shadows
Bike Shadows

"Artist: SHARON WILL -MI Price: $1 500.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.sharonwill.com"

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Whitney's Dream
Whitney's Dream

"Artist: ROBIN WILLIAMSON -TX Price: $1 900.00 Dimensions: 18.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: robinwilliamsonfineart.com"

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Over EZ
Over EZ

"Artist: NATALIE WISEMAN -MO Price: 865 Dimensions: 24.50 x 8.50 Inches Website: www.nataliewisemanartist.com"

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Petit Lapin
Petit Lapin

"Artist: SANDRA WITTY -GA Price: $2 200.00 Dimensions: 16.00 x 20.00 Inches Website: sandrawitty.com"

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Burnhams Boat Yard
Burnhams Boat Yard

"Artist: JAMES WOLFORD -MA Price: $1 800.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.jameswolford.com"

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Times Square Traffic
Times Square Traffic

"Artist: JIAN WU -CA Price: $6 000.00 Dimensions: 14.00 x 18.00 Inches Website: "

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Sara
Sara

"Artist: HANNAH WU -TX Price: 600 Dimensions: 16.00 x 12.00 Inches Website: "

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Late Shift
Late Shift

"Artist: STEPHEN WYSOCKI -WI Price: 475 Dimensions: 11.00 x 14.00 Inches Website: swysockiart.faso.com"

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Boats On Potomac River
Boats On Potomac River

"Artist: SIDNEY ZHANG -VA Price: $2 700.00 Dimensions: 12.00 x 16.00 Inches Website: www.xunnianzhang.com

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Most Original

Best Realism

Best Signature/Master

Best Figurative

Best Use of Values

Best Landscape

Best Still Life

Best Impressionism

Best Composition

Best Technique & Handling

Best Narrative

Best Use of Light and Color

Award of Excellence

Award of Excellence

Award of Excellence

Award of Excellence

Award of Excellence

Award of Excellence

Award of Excellence

Award of Excellence

Award of Merit

Award of Merit

Award of Merit

Award of Merit

Award of Merit

Award of Merit

best of show

2nd Place

3rd Place

awards judge

Dawn E. Whitelaw

Dawn Whitelaw is one of the artists in residence at On Track Studios in Franklin, Tennessee. The opportunity to paint “en plein air” with colleagues in the Plein Air Painters of the Southeast adds richness and honesty to her studio work.  Most of her formal instruction comes from continuing study with New York painter, Everett Raymond Kinstler.  Ms. Whitelaw is currently on the faculty of the Peninsula School of Art and the Portrait Society of America, where she holds the office of Vice Chairman.  In recent years, The Plein Air Convention and Expo featured her as an instructor in their conventions in Nevada and California and she has been on the faculty for Plein Air South two years.  For over 25 years she taught painting as an adjunct instructor at David Lipscomb University.  She continues to teach throughout the country by conducting workshops in oil painting principles and drawing. 

 

Dawn has received many awards throughout her career, most recently American Art Collector’s Master Award of Excellence AIS Annual Juried Exhibition 2017. In 2012, 2013, and 2015, Plein Air Magazine included her work in feature articles. The American Impressionist Society elected her to Master status in 2016. She is a founding member of the Cumberland Society of Painters.

"The most difficult part about judging an exhibition is not choosing a painting for an award just because you “like It.” As a judge, I have to go beyond my personal preferences for style, subject matter, color etc, and dig down and find  excellent work. I look for paintings that are skilled in execution, shows the artist’ point of view and has imagination. Each artist juried Into the show can be assured that each and every painting will be carefully considered for an award."
-Dawn Whitelaw

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.

 

NOAPS 'Best Of America' SMALL PAINTING NATIONAL Juried Exhibition

AWARDS

Awards include: Best of Show $3,000, $15,000 cash and sponsor awards

 

Signature and Master Artist Guild Qualifying Update

both Best of America National shows starting in 2018 count for Signature Status

  • 3 points total over 5 years are needed to qualify for Signature Status

  • the "Best of America National Juried Exhibition" will count for 1 point per year

  • the  'Best of America' SMALL PAINTING NATIONAL Juried Exhibition will count for 1/2 point

  • a maximum of 1 1/2 points attainable per year

  • once Signature Status is achieved, the awarded artist may use the initials  NOAPS on original works of art and in their correspondence.

Master Artist Membership: Master Qualification begins AFTER Signature status is attained. Master Artist Membership is awarded to active members, whose dues are current.

Both “Best of America National Juried Exhibitions” starting in 2018 count for Master Status

  • when a Signature Artist receives three (3) TOP Master Qualifier Awards in a five (5) year period in the “Best of America National Juried Exhibitions” they are now qualified to make a submission to the Masters jury committee headed up by NOAPS Master Artist, Cheng Lian

  • Email Membership@noaps.org – title the email “Masters Submission”

  • Please submit: 10 original artwork images, Biography and any published articles or related achievements

  • These TOP Qualifier Awards will be clearly identified as Masters Qualifier Awards before the start of the Best of America Exhibits. They include Best of show, 1st, 2nd, and all “Best of” category awards.

  • With 2 Nationals per year, there will be 10 opportunities in a 5 year period to qualify for Master.

  • Upon approval of the Masters jury submission committee and Masters designation is received, the awarded artist may use the initials  NOAPSM on original works of art and in their correspondence. This honor is awarded for life, unless forfeited by nonpayment of annual dues or resignation.

 

selection notification

Artists selected for the Exhibition will be notified by email from Juried Art Services. An up to date email address is essential for notification. 

 

art accepted for the exhibit

Upon receipt of the accepted paintings at the exhibit location, NOAPS and the Gallery retain the right to refuse to display and/or allow award judging due to: technical inaccuracy, misrepresentation, inadequate framing, or damage from improper packaging.

  • FRAMING: Gallery quality wood frames and finished edge gallery wrap are acceptable

  • NOAPS strongly recommends Strong Boxes from Airfloat Systems. (they provide a 20% discount to NOAPS members). Similar shipping container can also be accepted.  All art received and displayed will not be returned until after the exhibit has closed.

IMPORTANT: Once accepted, failure to send the accepted artwork to the exhibit will result on a two (2) year disqualification period for the artist.

  • If the artwork is sold after acceptance but before shipping it to the exhibit, commission should be paid to the art gallery.

  • 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 NOAPS Exhibits. You are confirming the work entered is your own and copyrighted images incorporated in your work have not been used.

 

sales

All entries must be for sale. Paintings of all price ranges are accepted. Entrants price their work and should closely represent the established market value of the artist’s work.  The price entered on the Juried Artist Services application form will be the price for the duration of the exhibit. 

 

liability

Every reasonable care will be exercised with all artwork.  NOAPS, The Gallery, and any other organization or individual connected with the exhibition will not be responsible for loss or damage of artwork while in transit. By entering this exhibit, the applicant agrees to the terms and conditions of the prospectus.

 

commission

The artist will receive 55% of the selling price, with the remainder split at 45% to the hosting gallery. The gallery may extend its traditional 10% discount to local designers to encourage their participation. This will reduce the sale price before the 55/45 split is enacted.

 

shipping

 

Once your art is accepted into the Exhibition, please follow the shipping instructions carefully. Full shipping instructions will be provided with acceptance letters. All shipping charges to and from the Gallery are the responsibility of the artist.  We recommend insuring your work before shipping. 

 

ALL ART MUST ARRIVE AT THE GALLERY BETWEEN 4-9 and 4-16

Ship to: Richland Fine Art

              NOAPS BOA Small Painting

              4009 Hillsboro Pike

              203A

              Nashville, TN 37215

              615-292-2781

Include in the shipping container:

 

  1. Include a RETURN shipping label  - Fedex or UPS,  No painting will be displayed if it is not included. Ground shipping only - no express return shipping.

  2. HOW TO create a return shipping label- example - If using FedEx or UPS -Must open an account, then use their online program to "Create a return" - Enter all the information and print the label but do not schedule a pickup. Enclose return label in envelope for the gallery. There are no charges until the UPS driver picks up the parcel and scans the shipping label.***Artwork will not be displayed if Return Label is not provided.

  3. $30 check made payable to Richland Fine Art Gallery for unpacking/repacking fees. Put check and Return shipping label in an envelope and attach to the wire on the back of the painting.

  4.  CLEARLY MARK YOUR SHIPPING BOX WITH YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS. 
         *Use bubble wrap and clear plastic sheeting for moisture and temperature protection.
         *Airfloat Systems (800-445-2580) is highly recommended.  Airfloat Systems offers discounts    to NOAPS members.  Use code NOAPS in the coupon box on the ordering page to receive a 20% discount.
         *NO WOODEN CRATES or STYROFOAM PACKING PEANUTS OR POPCORN!  If there are special instructions for packaging, please include them inside the package or box.

  5. Hand deliveries DO NOT require a handling fee. 

  6. Artwork label attached to back of painting  

  7. IMPORTANT: Shipping from OUTSIDE the USA must be shipped FREE DOMICILE or they will not be accepted. International artists please check all shipping restrictions and custom regulations before entering this exhibit. All Duties and Taxes must be paid by the artist

 

calendar

 

Applications Dates: November 15, 2017 - February 11, 2018

Notifications: March 5, 2018

Workshop & Opening Week Program: Workshop prior to the exhibition with Award Judge Dawn Whitelaw

Exhibit Grand Opening & Award Reception Friday, May 4th, 2018, Richland Fine Art Gallery, Nashville, TN.

Exhibit Closing: May 26, 2018

 

 

 

Your participation and support of the NATIONAL OIL & ACRYLIC PAINTERS’ SOCIETY is greatly appreciated.  GOOD LUCK!!

 

questions
Please email to Membership@NOAPS.org
LINK TO APPLY -http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1331

The National Oil & Acrylic Painter’s Society

art exhibition prospectus  

 

AWARDS:                      Best of show $3,000, $21,000 cash and sponsor awards

 

Exhibition dates:            April 30, 2018 to May 26, 2018 — Richland Fine Art Gallery

 

Application Dates:        November 15, 2017 - February 11, 2018

 

Notification Date:        March 5, 2018

 

Show Chair:                   Pat Tribastone- PTribastoneArt@outlook.com

 

artist eligibility

 

All NOAPS members: 18 years of age or older residing in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Other International artists may apply but please take into consideration shipping and custom fees since this is a gallery show.

  • The 'Best of America' SMALL PAINTING NATIONAL Juried Exhibition is a juried competition open to members of NOAPS. 

  • The 2018 annual membership is $50 and can be paid when entering this exhibit or through the Membership Link at www.NOAPS.org

 

entry procedures 

 

All entries will be submitted via Juried Art Services (JAS) www.juriedartservices.com.  JAS is a free service and provides a comprehensive ‘Help’ menu.  NOAPS is also available to help with procedural problems.  Email: Membership@NOAPS.org for assistance.

  • 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).

  • Art work must be original two dimensional with mediums limited to oil and acrylic paints

  • Completed in the last three (3) years

  • Not previously accepted in any other NOAPS Exhibit (including NOAPS National Exhibitions, and Fall and Spring International Online Top 150).

  • Maximum size of the art excluding frame shall not exceed 320 square inches (Example: 16 x 20 in= 320 square inches).

NOAPS is dedicated to exhibiting excellent works of fine art which promote the artist’s artistic ability, vision and creativity within the traditional art forms of oil and acrylic painting.  In this respect All artwork should be original and created from conception to completion by the artist in Oil and/or Acrylic only. Artists are permitted to use their own photos as reference materials in the creation of their artwork. No mixed media,  painted giclee prints, or any other type of digital or photographic reproductions in conjunction with the  Oil & Acrylic qualify. No artwork copied from other artists work or published photos, or created in an instructional setting are eligible.

 

membership 

 

The annual 2018 NOAPS membership of $50 is required if you are not currently a member pay the membership fee through the membership link at http://www.noaps.org/html/membership.html or when entering this exhibit.  

  • The annual membership is valid from January 1st to December 31st of each year. 

  • To verify if you are a current 2018 NOAPS Member, please check our Members Directory Page. https://www.noaps.org/member-directory A 2018 will be listed after your name if you are a current member.

CLICK HERE for the Members Directory

 

fees 

The fee to enter is $30 for the first image and $10 for each additional image UP TO A MAXIMUM OF 5 IMAGES.

  • Example: maximum of five (5) entries= $70 plus current 2018 NOAPS membership if not already paid. Payment may be made by Pay Pal or Credit Card.