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Louise Thies: Success in Diversity

  “Man of Concrete” 34×12, Winner of an Excellence Award sponsored by artframes.com at the 2016 Best of America Exhibit There is no question that the theme of this painting is strength.  From the stance of the subject, the expression … Continue reading

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Barbara Nuss: Artist, Author, Teacher

“Autumn Symphony” Oil, 20×30, Winner of Best Landscape in the 2016 NOAPS Online International Exhibit, Private Collection. I’ve read that what captivates an average observer when looking at a painting is the content of the painting.  The viewer will relate … Continue reading

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Christine Drewyer: Nature’s Mirror

“Edge of Eternity”, by Christine Drewyer,  Oil on Linen, 20×30, Winner of an Excellence Award sponsored by Source Tek at the 2016 NOAPS Best of America Exhibit.  Now showing at the RS Hanna Gallery, Fredricksburg, Texas. The end of the … Continue reading

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Michelle Murray: Figures Tell the Story

“Far Away” Oil, 36×18, Castle Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN.  Winner of an Excellence Award sponsored by Gamblin Artist Oil Colors at the 2016 NOAPS Best of America Exhibit. The dreamlike quality of “Far Away” by artist Michelle Murray is at … Continue reading

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Spring into Plein Air

Here in the Northeast, spring is finally arriving with its burst of blossoms and bright fresh colors.  It is a relief after the grays of winter, to see some color! “River in Spring”, 18×24 by Rae Hamilton from the 2016 … Continue reading

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Tim Breaux: Vision Through History

“Looking South from Peralta” 12×12, Oil, available at Hawthorn Galleries, MO, winner of an Excellence Award at the 2016 NOAPS Best of America Exhibit. One of the most important aspects of a painting for artist Tim Breaux is the communication … Continue reading

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Tina Garret: A Leap of Success

   “Reverie” Oil, 20×30, Collection of the Artist, Winner of The Second Place Award in the 2016 NOAPS Best of America Exhibit Stirring. When looking at Tina Garrett’s painting “Reverie”, that was the foremost word that came to mind.  The … Continue reading

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