Oil Painters of America will hold its Twenty-third Annual National Exhibition of Representational Oil Paintings, June 7 through July 27, 2014 at Bennington Center for the Arts in Bennington, Vermont.
Approximately 30 awards will be given with a total value estimated in excess of $75,000, including a $25,000 Best of Show. Juror of Awards is renowned artist Charles Movalli OPAM. A full-color catalog will be available.
Deadline for mailed-in slide submissions is January 31, 2014. Deadline for online submissions is February 7, 2014.
To enter, artists must reside in the U.S., Canada or Mexico and be a current member of OPA at an annual fee of $60. OPA is currently accepting member applications for 2014. Low membership fee; high number of membership benefits.
National Exhibition entry fee: $30 for the first entry, $15 for the second. Maximum Size Unframed: 1200 square inches. Please send your request for a prospectus in a SASE to: Oil Painters of America, P.O. Box 2488, Crystal Lake, IL 60039-2488 or visit the website at http://www.oilpaintersofamerica.com/events/exhibitions.cfm