Update: Amid the growing concern for public health safety due to the possible spread of the Coronavirus, the National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society has canceled the events during opening week of the 2020 Best of America Small Works National Juried Exhibition. This includes the Dan Gerhartz workshop and demo, the demonstration by Barbara Nuss, the gallery tour and the Williamsburg Paint demonstration. However, the exhibition will still be hung, and at this point McBride Gallery plans to move ahead with their normal activities for an exhibition opening.
Original announcement published 9/20/19:
The National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society (NOAPS) will soon present its 29th annual “Best of America” National Juried Exhibition at Montgomery-Lee Fine Art. This exhibition attracts artists from across the U.S. and Canada, with some originating as far away as Asia. Approximately 125 works were selected from the more than 1,000 submitted.
The opening week will feature a portraiture workshop led by awards judge Jian Wu, demonstrations by Elizabeth Robbins and Shanna Kunz, and a paint-out.