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News about PAPNM Members and Member-sponsored workshops. 

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  • 23 Jul 2020 4:24 PM | Karen Halbert (Administrator)

    PAPNM Members juried into the 2020 OPA Western Regional Exhibition are: Richard Prather, Carolyn Lindsey, Lee MacLeod, Barbara Coleman and  Lyn Boyer. It will be held at the at Illume Gallery of Fine Art in St George, Utah.  Congratulations all. 

    If your name is missing please notify the News Contact.

  • 17 Jul 2020 1:15 PM | Karen Halbert (Administrator)

    Albert Handel and Lyn Boyer are doing live demonstrations for the first ever Plein Air Live sponsored by Plein Air Magazine.

    Jane Hunt is participating in virtual Roundtable Discussion on Balancing Work Life: Issues facing Women Artists.

    Natasha Isenhour created a video for the event. It was interrupted by a snake!! while painting in the Bosque. 


  • 16 Jul 2020 5:17 PM | Karen Halbert (Administrator)

    Congratulations to the following PAPNM members participating in the Oil Painters of America  29th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils: Boyer Lyn,  Buselli Ellen, Coleman Barbara, Handell Albert, Brockbank Allen.

    Visit OPA 29th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils

    Please notify Halbert if your name is missing from this list.

  • 16 Jul 2020 4:16 PM | Karen Halbert (Administrator)

    Congratulations to the following PAPNM Members accepted into the AIS 21st Annual National Juried Exhibition :  Buselli Ellen, Byrne Michele, Chapin Jane, Hunt Jane, Lindsey CarolynLucena Margi, Sacran Jason, Clive Tyler


    Please inform Halbert if the list is inaccurate of if a name is missing.

  • 01 Jul 2020 6:05 PM | Karen Halbert (Administrator)

    Congratulations to the PAPNM Members participating in the Juried Members Show for the Plein Air Artists of Colorado: Visit Plein Air Artists of Colorado Annual Show taking place in the month of October. at the Wilder Nightingale Gallery in Taos.

    Several PAPNM members were juried into the show:

    Akins Mark
    Chavez Lorenzo
    Churchley Barbara
    Farrier Michele
    Forrest Carla
    Gunderson Phyllis
    Immel Peggy
    Linden Janeice
    MacLeod Lee
    McCullough Susan
    McGraw Maryann
    Meuser Bill
    Reilly Kathleen
    Scott Clare
    Szkutnik Richard

    Unseld Virginia

    Please inform Halbert if your name was excluded (or included incorrectly).

  • 15 Apr 2020 2:34 PM | Karen Halbert (Administrator)

    If you haven't already seen it, Eric Rhoads has been hosting an "Artist of the Day" live series on our Streamline Facebook page. And.... This Thursday (4/16)  is Albert Handell "Painting in Oil" day at Streamline! We'll be broadcasting @ 3pm ET from the Streamline Art Video Facebook page (  

  • 18 Mar 2020 8:35 AM | Karen Halbert (Administrator)

    Congratulations to Lois for being selected for a podcast interview with Erik Rhodes.  Listen to or read the podcast here:

    Lois was the head of the Cape Cod School of Art and now lives in Arizona.  She is a Signature member of the Plein Air Painters of New Mexico and a Master Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society.

  • 30 Nov 2019 7:05 AM | Karen Halbert (Administrator)

    Santa Fe Public Library - upstairs at the main library at 145 Washington Ave. 20+ plein air and studio paintings.

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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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Albuquerque, NM 

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