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These events are a cooperative effort between the PAPNM and the Taos historic studios and museums;  Taos Art Museum at Fechin House, The Blumenschein Museum, The Couse-Sharp Historic Site and the Wilder Nightingale Fine Arts Gallery. The intent is to produce paintings to honor the spirit of these historic studios and the artists who helped build this great art colony. 


  • All work for both online exhibitions must have been completed at least 80% en plein air within the last two years (2018-2020) and created north of I-40.
  • Sign-ups not available until June 1 BUT you may access the prospectus for each show below.
  • Please do not enter the same paintings in both exhibitions.

Historic Studios Online Exhibition:

Wilder Nightingale Fine Art Gallery - Jul 17-Aug 2

2020 TAOS PLEIN AIR Historic Studios Online Show Prospectus v 1.7 pg.pdf

Entry:  Jun 1 - 14 or until max of 50 (non-juried)

Members only*:
 Apply though papnm here (Jun 1-14) 

Fee: $42

Juried Members Online Exhibition:

E.L. Blumenschein Museum - Jul 18-Aug 30

2020 TAOS PLEIN AIR Juried Members Online Exhibition Prospectus v 1.12.pdf

Apply through CafE: June 1- 14.  

Members Only*:   Apply through cafe at (Jun 1-14)

Fee: $47

Wilder Nightingale Fine Art Gallery

Judges of Awards and Workshop

Richard Alan Nichols: Historic Studios Show


• June 1 Applications Open

• June 14 Deadline for entry

• June 28  Notification of jury selection for the Juried Members Exhibition

• July 17 (Friday) Historic Studios Show opens online

• July 17- August 2 Historic Studios Show

• July 18  (Saturday) Juried Members Exhibition opens online

• July 18 - August 30 Juried Members Exhibition

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(Due to PAPNM’s 501(c)6 status only PAPNM members are allowed to exhibit. )

PAPNM members may have the opportunity to participate in one or more events.  
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