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News about PAPNM Members and Member-sponsored workshops. 

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  • 07 Dec 2015 4:09 PM | Anonymous

    PAPNM member Mary Ann Warner was chosen as one of the finalists of the Southwest Art Magazine contest for Artistic Excellence for her 8x22 oil painting, "Remnants of Hurricane Blanca on the Piedra Lumbre."

    For a link to the article:

  • 16 Nov 2015 12:34 PM | Anonymous

    Among other 2015 awards already mentioned on this site, Rosie Sandifer won the Ridgwood Art Institute Award, American Artists Professional League NY, and Honorable Mention at the Outdoor Painters Society Plein Air Southwest, Dallas TX.

    The following URL is a link to an excellent interview with Rosie by John Potoschnik:

  • 03 Nov 2015 11:33 AM | Anonymous

    For a link to Rosie Sandifer's most recent newsletter, copy the link below into your browser.

  • 15 Oct 2015 9:47 PM | Anonymous

    Keya Horn has been selected as a finalist in the Landscape category of THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE 32nd annual Art Competition.
    Her name will appear among the list of finalists published in the December 2015 issue, while her name and home location will be posted online in early 2016.

    The painting is entitled  LAS TERRAZAS - CUBA  and was painted en plein air outside of Havana Cuba in 2015.

  • 11 Sep 2015 12:33 PM | Anonymous

    Jeanean Martin's 24x36 oil painting "Black Hill Park in Autumn" has been accepted into "WATER WORKS", a landscape show in Annapolis, MD.  
    Exhibition dates: September 16-November 1, 2015
    Reception:  September 27, 3-5pm. Awards presented at 4pm.
    Location: Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM), 723 Second Street, Annapolis MD. To view the exhibition, including her painting, see the website below, scroll down to her selection (the list is alphabetical by artist), then click on the image box:

  • 02 Sep 2015 12:02 PM | Anonymous

    Judge Damien Gonzales awarded 1st place to Rosie Sandifer, who also won the "Quick Draw" (as shown in the first photo below), and 2nd place to Dick Wimberly (second photo below) at the Starry Night Plein Air Festival.

  • 20 Aug 2015 4:14 PM | Anonymous

    "Another Day", by Thomas Wezwick, was an award winner in the July 2015 BoldBrush Painting competition. His 3rd Place was awarded by James Crandall.

  • 19 Aug 2015 11:44 AM | Anonymous

    Recent shows for Signature member Rosie Sandifer this year include:

    Allied Artists of America: 100 Years, an invitational show held at the Canton Museum of Art in Ohio, April 24 - July 19, 2015

    Allied Artists of America Annual Exhibition, a juried show held at the Salmagundi Club in NYC, September 3 - 13, 2015

    Rim to Ruins Exhibition & Sale held at Kent Denver School in Denver, CO, November 7, 2015

  • 12 Aug 2015 5:27 PM | Anonymous

    Congratulations to the 2015 Award Winners at Plein Air Artists Colorado's 19th Annual National Juried Exhibition, held July 30 to August 30, 2015 at Mary Williams Fine Arts in Boulder, CO, chosen by show judge Lorenzo Chavez!

    Master Signature Award
    Albert Handell, “The White Pine”

    1st Place Signature Award
    Damien Gonzales, “Anasazi Ruins in Canon Del Muerto”

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News Types

Please enjoy recent news about our members: 

  • Acceptance into and awards in non-PAPNM National Shows
  • Featured Articles in National Magazines
  • Openings in National Galleries
  • Streamline Podcasts
  • Member-sponsored Workshops (note: workshops will be deleted from this news blog after completion)

Sample News Sources:

National and NM Shows:

  • Plein Air Painters of America
  • Outdoor Painters Society
  • Oil Painters of America
  • OPA Western Regional
  • American  Watercolor Society
  • National Watercolor Society
  • Pastel Society of America 
  • American Women Artists
  • American Impressionist Society
  • La Biennale di Venezia
  • Plein Air Artists of Colorado
  • Masterworks of New Mexico
  • Women Artists of the West
  • Albuquerque Museum ArtsThrive

Featured Articles:

  • American Art Collector
  • Western Art Collector
  • Southwest Art
  • Art of the West
  • Plein Air Magazine
  • Outdoor Painter
  • Fine Art Connoisseur
  • Art in America
  • International Artist Magazine.

Other Sources:

  • Streamline Podcasts
  • Other National Shows
  • Member Workshops
  • Acceptance into Nationally known gallery
  • Participation as PACE or Plein Air Live Demonstration or Field Artist

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Donna Barnhill (Treasurer) 
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