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The Plein Air Painters of New Mexico (PAPNM) is a professional association of artists dedicated to the business of preserving and promoting painting "en plein air" - in the open air or outdoors.

PAPNM provides regular opportunities for members to paint together during frequent "paintouts" and hosts juried and open exhibitions of members' work.

Carrie Schultz, 3rd Place-Cure the Quarantine Blues Contest.
Carole Belliveau. 2nd Place-Cure the Quarantine Blues Contest.
Carole Belliveau. 3rd Place-The Art of the Kitchen Contest.
Jeanean Martin. 2nd Place-The Art of the Kitchen Con1est.
Madina Croce. 3rd Place- 2020 Signs of Spring Contest
Kathleen Reilly. 2nd Place 2020 Signs of Spring Contest
Lisa Flynn. 3rd Place-2019 Color Passages Contest.
Margi Lucena. 2nd Place - 2019 Color Passages Contest.
John Meister. 1st Place - 2019 Color Passages Contest.
Madina Croce. 2nd Place - 2019-20 Winter Wonderland Contest
Barbara Coleman. 3rd Place - 2019-20 Winter Wonderland Contest.
Carolyn Lindsey. Best of Artist Members - 11th National Juried Members Show.
Jane Chapin. Best of Signature Members - 11th National Juried Members Show.
Winfield, Beth. 3rd Place - 2020 Santa Fe Plein Air Fiesta. SOLD
Smith, Shelley. 2nd Place-2020 Santa Fe Plein Air Fiesta.
Kathleen Reilly. Best of Show - Taos Plein Air: Juried Members Show. SOLD..
Donna Barnhill. Best of Show - Taos Plein Air: Historic Studios Show,.
Lee MacLeod, 1st Place, 2019 Taos Juried Member Show
Thomas Wezwick, Best of Show, 11th National Juried Members Show
Brockbank, Allen, Best of Show, 2020 Santa Fe Plein Air Fiesta
Erik Speyer. First Place, Quarantine Blues Contest.
Carrie Schultz. First Place, Art of the Kitchen Contest
Donna Barnhill. First Place, 2020 Signs of Spring Contest.
Diane Buster, First Place, 2020 Winter Wonderland Contest.

MEMBER BENEFITS

Beginners Welcome!

  1. Painting en plein air - Paint Outs
  2. Online contests to inspire
  3. Workshops and Demos
  4. Shows, Events & Contests
  5. Member profile page
  6. Show your work and so much more!

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Los Alamos Paint Out and Show

Fuller Lodge Art Center/
Los Alamos Arts Council

Paint Out: Sept 18, 19, 20

Show: Sept 25 – Oct 10

All applicants must register online
Aug 5 - Aug 31

Judge of Awards and Workshop
JANE CHAPIN

Resistant to The Pandemic  —Two Summer Art Events

Taos Historic Museum and Gallery Online Shows feature paintings by the Plein Air Painters of New Mexico. 

  1. Juried Members Online Exhibition, Jul 18 - Aug 30, at the E. L. Blumenschein Museum: Judge - Lyn Boyer. 
  2. Historic Studios Online Show, Jul 17 - Aug 17, at the Wilder Nightingale Fine Art: Judges - Lyn Boyer & Richard Alan Nichols

12th National Juried Members Exhibition

Wilder Nightingale Fine Art Gallery

November 7 – 29, 2020

Apply through CaFe' July 6 - August 7

Judge of Awards - Lorenzo Chavez

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Painting in Plein Air

Continuing the legacy of painting outdoors, members enjoy oils, pastels, watercolor and drawing. We have something for everyone to enjoy.

Paintouts

6 WAYS
TO PROMOTE YOUR WORK

1. Shows
2. Events
3. Workshops
4. Competitions
5. Co-op Advertising
6. Volunteering


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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