NATIONAL OIL & ACRYLIC PAINTERS’ SOCIETY
2017 SPRING INTERNATIONAL ON-LINE OPEN EXHIBITION
Open to ALL National & International Oil & Acrylic Artists
Application Dates: JANUARY 4, 2017 – APRIL 24, 2017
Notification Date: MAY 15, 2017
This International Exhibit is open to all artists 18 years or older working in oil or acrylic mediums.
No Annual Membership is required to apply for this Exhibition but is Welcome. NOAPS is opened to National and International members. Application Fee for this On-Line International Exhibit is the same for Members and Non Members.
The Entry Fee for the On-Line International is not applicable for the NOAPS Annual membership.
Selected paintings will be based on the quality and individual mastery of the medium. IMPORTANT: Selections will be based on viewing the image submitted (make sure the image depicts a true representation of the painting). Selections are based only on the image submitted by the artist. The jurors and judge DO NOT see any information about the artist. Notification will be by email.
Submit entries via Juried Art Services (JAS) www.juriedartservices.com .a) Digital files should be saved in universal jpeg format .b) Images should be between 1400 pixels and 4000 pixels longest dimension at 300PPI (pixels per inch). c) JAS is a free service and provides a comprehensive ‘help’ menu d) NOAPS is also available to help with procedural problems, contact CATHERINE MARCHAND, Online Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
(US CURRENCY) $30 (1 image) with $10 for each additional image (5 maximum)
TERMS and CONDITIONS
All work must have been created in oil and/or acrylic mediums. There is no limitation on size. The art entered is to have been painted in the past 3 years and not previously accepted in a NOAPS Exhibit. If you wish to sell the art entered, please price your art consistent with the established value of your work. Paintings do not have to be for sale. Selected paintings will be showcased on www.noaps.org, in the NOAPS BLOG, and in NOAPS Social Media. By entering, entrants are consenting to having a reproduction of their work used for promotion of the exhibit. You are confirming the work entered is your own and copyrighted images incorporated in your work have not been used.
Best of Show: $1,000 Second Place: $500 Third Place: $300 Additional Awards: Best Landscape $100, Best Still Life $100, Best People $100, Best Use of Light & Color $100, Most Innovative $100 and Narrative Excellence $100 . Ten artists will receive non-monetary Awards of Excellence recognition and ten artists will receive non-monetary Merit Awards. The TOP 150 artists will be given recognition on www.noaps.org with name, website link, and image selected for the exhibit.
Miguel Malagon is originally from Guanajuato, Mexico and grew up in East Chicago, Indiana. He received his formal training at the American Academy of Art in Chicago.
Continually working at his craft, he can often be seen painting on the streets of Chicago and its suburbs, and at the Palette and Chisel where he works from the live model. His genre work reflects on daily life with scenes of light filled with color.
Miguel exhibits at Paul Henry’s, Indiana, and Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago. His work hangs in private and public collections including the Sand Ridge Bank, Highland, IN, Crown Point Civic Center. He was recently featured in Southwest Art Magazine’s Artist’s to Watch, November 2013 issue. Miguel is a NOAPS Signature Artist Member and he was the Best of Show recipient at the Best of America Exhibit 2013. He has also received several awards and recognitions in other NOAPS exhibits.
"I am drawn and attracted to scenes of everyday life and everyday people, they offer a glimpse into the lives of people and places that we might not other wise notice. I want the viewer to enter that world and see what I saw as I painted the scene, while trying to retain the fidelity and integrity of the scene and the people as best I can." - Miguel
Selected work will post on www.noap.org to promote sales. Requests relating to artist information or sales will be forwarded to the artist.
The National Oil and Acrylic Painters' Society was organized for the purpose of "governing, administering, and maintaining such activities as will provide a national forum and standard of excellence in which artists can fully express the media of oil and acrylic on canvas and panel." Focusing on the emerging artist, rather than the well known painters who have already gained acceptance in the Visual Fine Arts industry, the NOAP Society has continued to encourage these extremely talented artists. This philosophy has served well during two plus decades of steady growth as evidenced by its tremendous appeal to not only the art connoisseur, but also to the general public which persists in its relentless quest of "The BEST!"