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HUNDREDS OF ARTISTS AND COLLECTORS TO INVADE EVERGREEN
Oil Painters of America Brings National Juried Exhibition to Colorado for the First Time
The Oil Painters of America (OPA) will hold its 21st National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils at the Evergreen Fine Art Gallery, in Evergreen, Colorado, June 22 – July 21, 2012. Artists, collectors and art enthusiasts will find an unparalleled collection of traditional oil paintings representative of the highest quality of work being produced by professional oil painters today. An opening reception will be held for artists, collectors, the public and the press on Friday, June 22 from 5:00 – 8:00pm.
OPA’s membership is comprised of 3,600 artists from across the United States, Canada and Mexico. Over the years, OPA’s National Exhibition has garnered a reputation for being one of the premier art shows in the country, receiving just over 2,000 submissions each year for consideration. Of those, only two hundred artists are selected to be a part of this exhibition. Total awards for this year’s National Exhibition are expected to exceed $80,000, including a $25,000 Gold Medal award.
Friday, June 22, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
OPA Plein Air Art Sale
Saturday, June 23, 2012 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, June 24, 2012 from 11:00am to 3:00pm
In-Gallery OPA Artists Demonstrations
Sunday, June 24, 2012 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Evergreen Fine Art Gallery & Sculpture Garden
3042 Evergreen Pkwy.
Evergreen CO 80439