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Quick link to current contest album: Fall Color Passages Album

Upcoming Contests

    • 20 Dec 2020
    • ? - 11:55 PM (MST)


    2020 Fall Color Passages Online Contest

    (new) General Contest Details

    Capture the passage of colors in our landscape this fall in this online contest.

    • Sep, Oct, Nov through Dec 10, 2020: Artist, signature and master members: paint :"en plein air"  during this time period and and enter your (ONE) painting's image in the online contest's album 
    • Dec 12 - 20: All members: vote for your favorite.



    Happy Painting,

    Karen Halbert, Plein Air Painters of New Mexico - Online Contest Coordinator

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About Online Contests

PAPNM (artist, signature and master signature) members are invited to participate in any of several Online Contests.  

Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see links to past 2020 contest albums. You many also see the list in the menu drop-downs.

General Requirements and Upload Instructions (please read this carefully before submitting):  Contest-Prospectus

General Requirements Summary:
  • painted "en plein air" outside
  • not painted in the studio from a study.
  • painted during the specified contest period - generally the current season and year
  • not under the guidance of an instructor. 

Paint and then Upload the ONE image: select the upcoming contest to the left and you will be directed to the album for uploading (or find the album in the menu below).

Vote: All PAPNM members -including Patrons-  will then vote for their favorite contest painting  The vote button will appear in the album during the voting period. Votes are tallied by the system. 

Members will receive emails announcing the start and the end of the voting period - as well as start and end of painting periods.

    Benefits

    Your painting will be part of the contest album and may be seen in other site albums/galleris. 

    Award/Prize: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Artists.

    Home Page Awards Slideshow: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place.

    Social Media, Email Blast and Contest Album Announcements: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place and Runners Up. 

    Contest Chair

    Select name to send message. Include PAPNM Contests in the subject line

    Select albums below for viewing.


    Mail information to:
    PAPNM
    P. O. Box 20503
    Albuquerque, NM
    87154-0503

    Mail Payments to: 
    PAPNM
    Donna Barnhill (Treasurer)
    P.O. Box 1948,
    Santa Fe, NM
    87504

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