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President's Message - July

01 Jul 2021 2:49 AM | Phyllis Gunderson (Administrator)

Good morning and Happy July.

First off I would like to welcome our new members!  Welcome to our wonderful painting group.  

  • Liz Bartlett Culp from Midland Texas
  • Lois Fernandez from Taos, New Mexico
  • Ennis Emily from Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Lois Fernandez from Taos, New Mexico
  • Melissa Homann from Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Amy Jordan from Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • David Knox from Fort Collins, Colorado
  • David Mayer from Lafayette, Colorado
  • John Misner from Boyd, Texas
  • Kay Maureen Moses from Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Joe Munley from Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Richard Nicholas from Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Charles Nickerson from Rio Rancho, New Mexico
  • Mary Stovall from Santa Fe, New Mexico

Members, please reach out and help us make our new members feel welcome

We had several successful paint outs this last month as well as a social at the Albuquerque BioPark Botanical Gardens.  Thank you coordinators for all the hard work to make this happen for us!

This month's paint outs are ready for your sign-ups See Paint Out Schedule for the Year for the most up to date information 

  • Rio Grande del Norte NM Gorge Over Look on 3 July starting at 9AM at the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument Slide Trailhead
  • Gilman Tunnels on 17 July starting at 9AM near Jemez Pueblo

The 2021 Summer Skies online contest is now open.  You have until 10 September to get the those plein air paintings highlighting the beautiful summer skies and clouds from across the country.  2021 Summer Skies Contest Album 

Applications are open for the 13th National Juried Members Exhibition at the Sorrel Sky Gallery in Santa Fe with an opening on October 29th. As you know the Call is open in CafeTM and will close on July 16.  Here is the link to the events page for your reference  If you have questions on the exhibition and show, please contact the show team.  The chairs are Carole Belliveau, Lee MacLeod, Kat Hansen and Beth Cooper.  This is our premier event for the year.  Get those beautiful plein air paintings ready for submission!

Our next Board meeting is July 9 on Zoom.  If you would like to join the meeting here is the link:  As before, please mute on entering and use the chat function to ask questions or make comments.  We always have more to do than the time allows. If we don't get to your question during the meeting, one of the Board members will get back to you via phone or email.  

And finally, Check out the store to purchase PAPNM collector items

Wishing you all a wonderful and productive month!


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Happy Painting and Best Regards all,  Phyllis

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