Nikolo Balkanski OPAM, "Blue Skies of Taormina," 16 x 20 in., $3,500, Oil on Linen, 2021

Fine Art Oil Paintings for Collectors > The Oil Painters of America (OPA) will hold its Eastern Regional Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils at ArtCenter Manatee in Bradenton, Florida from September 28 – October 22, 2021.

Artists, collectors, and art enthusiasts will find a collection of traditional oil paintings representative of the high quality of work being produced by the nationally and internationally acclaimed painters in this exhibition.

OPA’s membership is comprised of over 3,500 artists from across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Over the years, OPA’s exhibitions have garnered a reputation for being one of the premier art shows in the country receiving over 1,200 submissions for consideration. Of those entries, approximately 110 artists have been selected to be part of this exhibition. Total awards will be approximately $11,500 in cash and merchandise. Well-known national artist Katie Dobson Cundiff, OPA, will serve as the Juror of Awards.

An opening reception and award ceremony will be held for artists, collectors, the public, and press on September 30 at the ArtCenter Manatee from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with the awards presentation beginning at 6:00 p.m. Admission is free, and all paintings will be for sale.

Additional Oil Paintings on View

Kathy Anderson OPAM, “Bud’s Old Cherry Tree,” 30 x 24 in., $5,500, oil on canvas, 2020
Howard Friedland OPAM, “La Abuela,” 11 x 14 in.,$2,500, oil on linen panel, 2020
Albert Handell OPAM, “The Red Barn,” 24 X 36 in., $18,500, oil on linen, 2020

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