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WE COULDN’T HAVE SAID IT BETTER!

We couldn’t have said it better, so we decided to share with you the article written by Andrew Webster about the opening of the Best of America Exhibit 2015 NOAPS Andrew Webster Reporting Editor, Fine Art Today The National Oil … Continue reading

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In the Shadows

Golden Artist Colors, Inc. is a sponsor of NOAPS Best of America Exhibit 2015 Their mission is: “To grow a sustainable company dedicated to creating and sharing the most imaginative and innovative tools of color, line and texture for inspiring … Continue reading

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RED for the Holidays!

Painting the Town Napthol Red   Being a painter means working with pigments. How much do you know about them? This article was provided to NOAPS by one of our sponsors: Gamblin Artist’s Oil Colors. We thank them for their … Continue reading

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The 23rd BEST OF AMERICA Exhibit 2013

View the 23rd BEST of AMERICA Exhibit 2013 To view bigger and detailed images, please visit our NOAPS website-Current Exhibitions THE AWARD RECIPIENTS Best of Show – Noaps Founders Award $3,500 – Ukulele Day Dream by Bob Rey Janet Ross … Continue reading

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The Creative Process of Hans Guerin

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Einstein As artists we work when we are thinking. We are used to spend hours in the creative process. And then, when we paint, we just … Continue reading

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The Illusive Image of the Mind’s Eye by Julie Gilbert Pollard

The eye may see as a camera ‘sees’, but the mind’s eye sees an altered, imagined image, what it wants and hopes to see. It’s that illusive image, uniquely mine, along with a heightened sense of ‘realness’ that I try … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Charisma of the Rural Midwest

From the East to the West coast, from the Southern States to the North, NOAPS artist members bring landscapes to life through their paintings. Iowa artist, Laura Larabee brings us the rural Midwest. Raised on a farm overlooking the Mississippi … Continue reading

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TROPICAL BEAUTY by Joyce Lazzara

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them”. – Henri Matisse The tropics are home for me. I love all varieties of trees and flowers, as long as they are tropical. Few things are more intriguing and … Continue reading

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DESIGNING WITH LIGHT by Beth Flor

NOAPS Signature Artist Beth Flor uses light patterns to create works that surpass the reality of photographs. I’ve been painting in the realistic tradition for over thirty years, but within that tradition my work has evolved and my goals have … Continue reading

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JURIED INTO THE 1st NOAPS ON-LINE EXHIBITION

In addition to the 30 paintings selected for Awards and shown in the previous posting, 120 additional paintings were selected into the NOAPS 1st. International ON-LINE Exhibition. This is a preview of the 120 pieces from the juried exhibition. These … Continue reading

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