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13th National Juried Members Exhibition


The Plein Air Painters of New Mexico (PAPNM) 13th National Juried Members Exhibition is a juried show and sale of original two-dimensional en plein air artworks by PAPNM members, presented by the PAPNM and the Sorrel Sky Gallery. The public and collectors are invited to view and purchase the artwork throughout the exhibition at the Gallery and on line. The art may be viewed also on this site when available.  

PAPNM is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization of artists dedicated to preserving and promoting painting "en plein air" - in the open air or outdoors.

Show Schedule

  • Oct 19 - 27:

Delivery of shipped art works via UPS or FedEx to  the  Sorrel Sky Gallery

  • Oct 27-28: 
Chris Morel Workshop, 8:30 – 4:30, 15  Students  (separate registration and fee, see below)
  • Wed., Oct 27 :
 Hand delivery of artwork to Sorrel Sky  from  9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m
  • Oct 29: 
Completion of Judging by Jill Carver, Judge of Awards
  • Oct 30: 

Opening Reception 5-7:30 PM, Sorrel Sky Art Gallery, 125 W Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM

  • Nov 12:
Exhibition Ends 
  • Nov13 Sat. Day 1: 
Artists Retrieve unsold work from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sorrel Sky Gallery 
  • Nov 14 Sun. Day 2: 
Artists Retrieve unsold work from 10:00  AM to 4 p.m.  (the earlier the better) at Sorrel Sky Gallery 
  • Dec 13: 
Checks sent to artist from PAPNM

Exhibition:  OCT 30 - NOV 12 2021

125 W. Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM


    • Best of Show Barbara Coleman
    • Best of Signature Members Jane Chapin
    • Best of Artist Members Chris Morel
    • Award of Excellence: Oil Media David Mayer
    • Honorable Mention: Oil Media Allen Brockbank
    • Award of Excellence: Wet Media Erik Speyer
    • Honorable Mention: Wet Media Nora Larimer
    • Award of Excellence: Dry Media Margi Lucena
    • Honorable Mention: Dry Media Paige Smith-Wyatt
    • PAPNM Founders Award (new) Michele Byrne
    • Enchanted Sky Cecilia Robertson
    • Louisa McElwain Memorial Award Barbara Clark
    • Jeffrey Potter Memorial Award Dick Wimberly
    • Artist’s Choice Maggie Robinson
    • Sorrell Sky Gallery Award Michele Byrne
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: OIL MEDIA. David Mayer First Blush in the Wilderness Oil 9" x 12" x 0" $950
SORREL SKY GALLERY AWARD. SOLD. Michele Byrne Acequia Madre Sunlight Oil on Linen Panel 9" x 12" x 1" $1,075
ARTISTS' CHOICE AWARD. Maggie Robinson Warming Up Oil on Canvas Board 16" x 12" x 0" $700
JEFFREY POTTER MEMORIAL AWARD. SOLD. Dick Wimberly Galisteo - Long Term Parking oil 9" x 12" x 0" $750
LOUISA McELWAIN MEMORIAL AWARD. SOLD. Barbara Clark Land Sings to Water Oil 12" x 9" x .25" $550
ENCHANTED SKY AWARD. Cecilia Robertson West From the Chama Oil 6" x 8" x 0" $500
FOUNDER'S AWARD. Michele Byrne Evening Light on Kitchen Mesa Oil on Linen Panel 12" x 12" x 1" $1,250
HONORABLE MENTION: DRY MEDIA. Paige Smith-Wyatt Verdant Spring - Corrales, NM pastel on paper 9" x 12" x .1" $950
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: DRY MEDIA. Signature Member, Margi Lucena Quarter To Sunset PASTEL 16" x 12" x 1" $1,200
HONORABLE MENTION: WET MEDIA. SOLD. Nora Larimer Beaver Pond Medley Watercolor 12" x 16" x 0" $900
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: WET MEDIA. SOLD. Erik Speyer Arroyo Sunset Watercolor 9" x 12" x 1" $400
(SOLD) HONORABLE MENTION: OIL MEDIA. Allen Brockbank Late Afternoon In Abiquiu Oil 8" x 16" x .125" $850
(SOLD) BEST OF ARTIST MEMBERS. Chris Morel Above Valdez oil 11" x 14" x 2" $2,200
BEST OF SIGNATURE MEMBERS. Signature Member, Jane Chapin Chalten Glacier Oil on linen 6" x 8" x 0" $650
BEST OF SHOW. SOLD. Signature Member, Barbara Coleman From the Bridge oil 12" x 16" x .25" $1,200

Juror of Awards:   

Jill Carver

Misty Morning, oil on canvas, 24x24.

Jill is winner of the Gold Medal (Artists’ Choice) for Best in Show at Maynard Dixon Country and was inaugurated as Signature Member in Plein Air Painters of America and Artists Choice’ at the Laguna Beach Invitational.

Gallery Award Juror

Shanan Campbell

For almost two decades, Shanan Campbell has been the driving force behind Sorrel Sky Gallery.  Shanan and her amazing Sorrel Sky team of art advisors represent artists with passion and a finely honed acumen for art and business.

Plein Air Workshop

with  Chris Morel

Oct 27 and 28

8 Joy Lane, Santa Fe 87508

Mora Barn, oil, 9x12

The workshop is for all skill levels from beginner to professional. We will work outside on location starting and completing both a morning and an afternoon session.

The focus will generally and individually be on helping students improve from their current skill level to the next.

Couse House Poppies,  oil., 11x14

Jurors of Entry



Peonies Three, oil on linen, 12x12

Joe Anna was awarded the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award by Plein Air Magazine. She is a Signature Member of Oil Painters of America, Laguna Plein Air Painters, and Master Signature Member of Plein Air Artists of Colorado and Plein Air Painters of New Mexico. She is an elected member of The Salmagundi Club.



Last Breath, oil/linen, 16x20 (NFS)

Paul was awarded The Plein Air Magazine Award of Excellence, Laguna Plein Air and is featured in Plein Air Podcasts with Eric Rhodes.


Water Ditch Meander, Watercolor, 15x11".

Carolyn is a Signature Member of California Art Club, National Watercolor Society and American Women Artists.


Red Roof, Pastel, 8x10"

Terri was the recipient of the Terri Ludwig Award, the Thelma Davis Memorial Award and the Faber Castell Award for excellence in pastels.

Event Team

Select team member's name to send a message. Visit the Directories' page to see all board members or additional important contacts. 

National Co-chair and PAPNM Vice-President

National Co-Chair and PAPNM Events Coordinator 

2021 Fundraising Chair

Publicity, PAPNM Communications Director

Sponsors and Booklet:

See full sponsor page with sponsor website links: 2021 13th National Members Show Sponsors


Mail information to:
P. O. Box 20503
Albuquerque, NM

Mail Payments to: 
PAPNM Treasurer
P.O. Box  1948
Santa Fe, NM

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