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Oil Painters of America will hold its 2014 Spring Online Showcase of Traditional Oil Paintings, March 1st through May 15, 2014.

Approximately 13 awards will be given with a total value of $5,000 including a $3,000 top prize given to artists in the Associate member category.  OPA is currently accepting new members. If accepted, new members are granted the Associate Member designation.

Tim Deibler OPA will serve as the distinguished juror for the exhibition. 

Deadline for online submissions is May 15, 2014. Winners will be announced on May 22, 2014.

Online Showcase entry fee: $14 each entry. Artists may enter as many artworks as they would like.

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. To apply for membership or renew your membership dues, visit the website at

To submit your masterpiece and read a complete listing of the rules, please visit

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Oil Painters Of America
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Oil Painters of America’s mission is to advance the cause of traditional, representational fine art. Dedicated to preserving and promoting excellence in representational art, OPA’s primary focus is to draw attention to the lasting value of fine drawing, color, composition, and the appreciation of light.

The "Favorite" of a painting by OPA Deviant Art does not guarantee membership into the organization or entry into any exhibition. Membership applications are reviewed by a committee and entry into an exhibition is done by a jurying process.

You must live in North America (which includes United States, Canada, and Mexico) and be a member of OPA to participate in exhibitions.

For information on becoming a member, please go to:…

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Your art work is stunning :)
Thank you for the devwatch
great art, I love it!
Wulff-Arts Oct 15, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks for the favs:) (Smile) and watch
chkennedy Oct 14, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for the favorites and for the watch, I'm honored!
21stCenturyDamocles Oct 14, 2013  Professional General Artist
thank you for adding some of my work to your favorites list and for clicking the watch button i'm very honored. i so would like to join your group but funds are in short supply its ether join or paint and you know we painters have to paint! its a life thing!  
You're welcome.  You have talent.  Definitely keep membership in mind.  It's $60.  We host several exhibitions.  Our Online Showcase has a $14 entry fee, but the awards are substantial.  The money could keep you in painting supplies for quite a while.  :)
21stCenturyDamocles Oct 14, 2013  Professional General Artist
i submitted my application 
Fabulous.  Have you received word back yet?
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Lizbeth-Lund Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the Watch!!!!!
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