Sunday, June 8, 2014

Central Oregon Artist and the Barnyard Boss

Oil Painters of America 2014 Western Regional Exhibition

Central Oregon artist Barbara Slater has been accepted into the Oil Painters of America 2014 Western
Regional Exhibition
with her oil painting entitled "Barnyard Boss,” 30x30 on gallery wrap canvas. The show is being hosted by Mountainsong Galleries, located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. Paintings will hang from August 30 through September 30, 2014. 
Barnyard Boss,” 30" x 30" on gallery wrap canvas by Barbara Slater.

The Oil Painters of America (OPA) is a national organization dedicated to the preservation of representational art. The Juror of Awards for this regional show is internationally renowned master painter Marilyn Simandle.  There are a total of 107 paintings that have been selected from entries submitted from 27 eligible states and provinces. What the juror is looking for is confidence in the handling of paint, composition, design, color, value, movement; an overall looking at paint manipulation and how edges are done.

A member of the Oil Painters of America, the California Art Club and the High Desert Art League, Barbara is represented by galleries in Utah and Oregon and has collectors throughout the United States. Barbara had a thirty-five year career in education. She was also a children’s book illustrator and an advertising and graphic design artist.

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