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CALL for ENTRIES: 24th OPA Nat’l

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Check out this Call for Entries for the 24th Annual National Exhibition from Oil Painters of America to be exhibited at the Brilliance in Color Gallery (St. Augustine, FL).  The show is prestigious, and awards are in excess of $80,000.  Make us proud…

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ELIGIBILITY: Open to artists residing in the U.S., Canada & Mexico

MEDIA:  Representational oil painting

DEADLINE:  January 23, 2015 

NOTIFICATION:  February 26, 2015

ENTRY FEE:  $30 for 1 or $45 for 2 (plus membership fee of $70).  More membership information can be found on the OPA website, under the Member Services tab.

JURORS:   Howard Friedland, Signature Member and OPA Board Member, will serve as chairman of a Jurying Committee, consisting of five Master Signature or Signature members of OPA.

AWARDS: The total awards will be in excess of $80,000, including a $25,000 Best In Show.

SALES:  Commission of 40% is required by the gallery for all paintings sold.

ABOUT OPA:  Oil Painters of America (OPA) is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 4,000 artists throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.  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 & national competitions –both online & in-galleryPlease note, OPA is a site sponsor, and a link to their opportunities can always be found in the right side-bar.

For complete details, Read the Full Call!

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