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2018 Signs of Spring Contest


Congratulations to Bonnie Griffith, for her entry, #2, Spring on the Snake River, voted the Favorite Painting by the members. 

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PAPNM members were invited to participate in the 2018 Signs of Spring Online Contest!
Paintings can be any spring scene painted from any location in the Spring of 2018 with a  1-week voting period to follow.  Mar 20 is the official first day of Spring for 2018!

Voting for the favorite painting followed.


 Online Contest Prospectus (requirements and upload  instructions)

Mar 20 - June 10: Contest Painting Period

June 10  - 19: Voting Period. 

Online contests do not have an entry fee. Only members may submit work. All work must be completed 80 percent en plein air during the specified contest period and NOT painted under the guidance of an instructor.Online contests do not have an entry fee. 

Participants will be allowed one submission for any contest. Members then vote for their favorite painting. The painting with the highest number of votes wins an award and is featured on the PAPNM homepage as well as in PAPNM Facebook postings.

    Benefits of entering the contest

    • The winner receives a prize - to be announced.
    • A contest album of the submitted images is kept on the website.
    • The Favorite Painting will be highlighted on the contest album and in a home page slide show.
      Non-members: take this opportunity to display a painting online in the contest: click Join Us to become a member!
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