New Award in 12th International ARC Salon

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New Award in 12th International ARC Salon

April 8, 2016

The Oil Painters of America Award - $1,000

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.

This $1,000 award being given out by the OPA will recognize one ARC Salon Finalist that embodies the beliefs and goals of the OPA. This award will be juried by an OPA representative.

For more information about the salon awards, please click here.