Oil Painters of America

Oil Painters of America (OPA) is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 4,000 artists throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Founded in 1991,OPA is dedicated to preserving and promoting excellence in representational art. Its primary focus is to draw attention to the lasting value of fine drawing, color, composition and the appreciation of light.

The mission of OPA is to advance the cause of traditional, representational fine art by providing a forum in which artists can display their art in regional and national competitions. In addition, the organization is committed to providing educational opportunities to its members through its newsletter, critique program, scholarships, workshops, seminars, and demonstrations by today’s masters.

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    Oil Painters of America 31th National Juried Exhibition Oil Painters of America

    International Deadline: January 28, 2022 – Oil Painters of America is pleased to announce the Thirty-first National Exhibition and Convention. Our goal is to display 100 of the finest representational oil paintings. Awards…

    Steamboat SpringsColorado, United States
    Date Posted
    22 Nov 2021