Member News

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  • 07 Dec 2015 4:09 PM | Melody Sears (Administrator)

    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 | Melody Sears (Administrator)

    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 | Melody Sears (Administrator)

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

  • 15 Oct 2015 9:47 PM | Melody Sears (Administrator)

    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 12:48 PM | Melody Sears (Administrator)

    PAPNM Signature Member Michelle Chrisman will have a  Feature Article in the November Issue of South West Art Magazine.
    Also, she is teaching a workshop for Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu in October--see attached Flyer below.  Michelle's students receive a 10% discount at Artisans for this workshop and Ghost Ranch is offering discount housing.

    OCT.2015 Colorist Workshop Flyer.jpg

  • 11 Sep 2015 12:33 PM | Melody Sears (Administrator)

    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 | Melody Sears (Administrator)

    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 | Melody Sears (Administrator)

    "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 | Melody Sears (Administrator)

    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

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