It’s never too early to get excited about the Oil Painters of America (OPA) Eastern Regional. What lovely works can you see in person?
Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, the Eisele Gallery is overjoyed to be the chosen host of the OPA’s Eastern Regional Juried Exhibition this September. The exhibition opens September 9 and will be shown through October 8, as artists, collectors, enthusiasts, and more will converge to view the latest and greatest works of oil painting in the country.

Angela Campbell, “Keys Twilight,” oil, 26 x 40 in. (c) OPA 2016

Karla Mann, “Spring is Here,” oil, 8 x 10 in. (c) OPA 2016

Jeff Morrow, “The Designer,” oil, 24 x 30 in. (c) OPA 2016

Jenny Buckner, “It’s a Hard Life,” oil, 12 x 24 in. (c) OPA 2016

An opening reception will be held on Friday, September 9, at the gallery. Nearly 700 artworks were submitted to the Eastern Regional Exhibition and of those only 110 artists were selected to be part of the show. The organization writes, “Total awards for this year’s Eastern Regional Exhibition are expected to exceed $15,000, including $4,000 for Best of Show award.”
To learn more, visit Eisele Gallery or OPA.
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Andrew Webster is the former Editor of Fine Art Today and worked as an editorial and creative marketing assistant for Streamline Publishing. Andrew graduated from The University of North Carolina at Asheville with a B.A. in Art History and Ceramics. He then moved on to the University of Oregon, where he completed an M.A. in Art History. Studying under scholar Kathleen Nicholson, he completed a thesis project that investigated the peculiar practice of embedded self-portraiture within Christian imagery during the 15th and early 16th centuries in Italy.


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