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Derek Penix: A Vision of His Own

“Abundance”, 30×36, Oil, Winner of the Third Place Award in the 2019 NOAPS Spring Online International Exhibition, Private Collection. Nature gives us unlimited sources of inspiration, and often with such a profusion of subject matter, that it can be a … Continue reading

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Frankie Johnson: Fresh Impressions

  “A Pink Dance”, 10×8, Oil, Winner of Best Use of Light and Color from the 2019 NOAPS Spring Online International Exhibition. The fresh color draws our attention, and as we delve into the painting, we see more than at … Continue reading

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Nick Eisele: Subtle Beauty

“Persian Gold”, 12×16, Oil on Panel, Winner of the Second Place Award from the National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society 2019 Spring Online International Exhibition; Private Collection. The beauty of a still life painting is to let the viewer into … Continue reading

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John Pototschnik: Painter of the Sublime

“Be Still My Soul”, Oil, 30×40, Highlands Art Gallery.  Winner of ‘Best of Show’ in the 2019 NOAPS Spring Online International Exhibition. Let out your breath a little, and enjoy the view.  This painting by John Pototschnik allows us to … Continue reading

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Margaret Dyer: Painting the Impression of Light

“A Garden at La Bonne Etoile”, 16×20, Oil, by Margaret Dyer, Collection of the Artist.  Winner of “Best Impressionism” at the 2019 NOAPS SMALL PAINTING National Juried Exhibition at the RS Hanna Gallery, Fredericksburg, Texas. A fleeting moment, described only … Continue reading

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Kim Lordier: Color and Light

  “Half Moon Bay Delights”, Oil, 12×12, by Kim Lordier, winner of Best Use of Light and Color from the 2019 NOAPS SMALL PAINTING National Juried Exhibition at the RS Hanna Gallery, Fredericksburg, Texas. The sun-filled burst of color is the … Continue reading

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Blair Atherholt: Tranquil Beauty

“Empty Vessel”, 12×16, Oil, by Blair Atherholt, winner of the ‘Best Still Life’ at the 2019 NOAPS SMALL PAINTING National Juried Exhibition at the RS Hanna Gallery, Fredericksburg, Texas. The image of tranquility in “Empty Vessel” belies the complexity of … Continue reading

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