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13th National Juried Members Exhibition


Sorrel Sky Gallery


Exhibition Dates:  Oct 30 - Nov 12 2021

The Plein Air Painters of New Mexico (PAPNM) 13th National Juried Members Exhibition is a juried show and sale of original two-dimensional en plein air artworks presented by the PAPNM and the Sorrel Sky Gallery. The public and collectors are invited to view and purchase the artwork throughout the exhibition at the Gallery and on line. The art may be viewed also on this site when available.  

PAPNM is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization of artists dedicated to preserving and promoting painting "en plein air" - in the open air or outdoors.

Prospectus(v5 version contains updates as of 7/13)


  • Jul 28 - Artist Notification of Jury selection
  • Oct 19 - Start Delivery of shipped art works via UPS or FedEx
  • Oct 27 - End receipt of shipped art works to the gallery
  • Oct 27-28 – Chris Morel Workshop, 8:30 – 4:30, 15 Students (separate registration and fee)
  • Oct 27 - Hand delivery of artwork(s)
  • Oct 28-29 - Period of Intake at Sorrel Sky Gallery
  • Oct 29 - Completion of Judging by Judge of Awards
  • Oct 29 – Western BBQ for the Participating Artists and partners, PAPNM Board, Committee and Sorrel Sky Gallery Staff. Details to be provided.
  • Oct 30 - Opening Reception 5-7:30 PM, Sorrel Sky Art Gallery, 125 W Palace Ave, Santa Fe
  • Nov 12 - Exhibition Ends
  • Nov13 - Exhibition taken down
  • Nov 14 - Artists Retrieve unsold work
  • Dec 13 - Checks sent to artist from PAPNM

How to Apply

Application period closed. Jurying underway.


This call was for all current PAPNM members working in two-dimensional mediums.  
PAPNM Master Signature Members received a separate email invitation

PAPNM Membership must be current for this year with dues paid in full before submitting to the call for entry for the exhibition.  To join, click Join Us

Plein Air Workshop: Chris Morel

Oct 27, 28

Sign up  HERE when available. Members will receive an email announcement.

The workshop is for all skill levels from beginner to professional. We will work outside on location starting and completing both a morning and an afternoon session.

Chris will start the workshop with a quick demonstration highlighting processes and techniques of plein air painting and then students will get started on their pieces.

The focus will generally and individually be on helping students improve from their current skill level to the next.

Juror of Awards:   

Jill Carver

Jill Carver is winner of the Gold Medal (Artists’ Choice) for Best in Show at Maynard Dixon Country and was inaugurated as Signature Member in Plein Air Painters of America and Artists Choice’ at the Laguna Beach Invitational.

Jurors of Entry:

Joanna Arnett was awarded the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award by Plein Air Magazine. She is a Signature Member of Oil Painters of America, Laguna Plein Air Painters, and Master Signature Member of Plein Air Artists of Colorado and Plein Air Painters of New Mexico. She is an elected member of The Salmagundi Club.

Paul Kratter was awarded The Plein Air Magazine Award of Excellence, Laguna Plein Air and is featured in Plein Air Podcasts with Eric Rhodes.

Carolyn Lord is a Signature Member of California Art Club, National Watercolor Society and American Women Artists.

Terri Ford was the recipient of the Terri Ludwig Award, the Thelma Davis Memorial Award and the Faber Castell Award for excellence in pastels.

Event Team

Select team member to send a message.

Mail information to:
P. O. Box 20503
Albuquerque, NM

Mail Payments to: 
PAPNM Treasurer
P.O. Box 20503
Albuquerque, NM

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