Oil Painters of America (OPA) Eastern Regional Juried Exhibition and Sale

Eisele Gallery of Fine Art - 5729 Dragon Way - Cincinnati, Ohio 45227

2014 Oil Painters of America (OPA) Eastern Regional Juried Exhibition

The Eisele Gallery has been selected to host the 2014 Oil Painters of America (OPA) Eastern Regional Juried Exhibition of traditional paintings from September 12 through October 9.

Artists, collectors, and art enthusiasts will find an unparalleled collection of paintings representative of the high quality of work being produced by professional oil painters today.

An opening reception will be held for artists, collectors and the community on Friday, September 12 from 6-9 pm.

Oil Painters of America is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 4,000 artists throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Founded in 1991, OPA is dedicated to preserving and promoting excellence in representational art. Its primary focus is to draw attention to the lasting value of fine drawing, color, composition and the appreciation of light.

The mission of OPA is to advance the cause of traditional, representational fine art by providing a forum in which artists can display their art in regional and national competitions. In addition, the organization is committed to providing educational opportunities to its members through its newsletter, critique program, scholarships, workshops, seminars, and demonstrations by today's masters.

Over the years, OPA's Exhibitions have garnered the reputation as premier art shows in the country. The 2014 OPA Eastern Regional Exhibition received just over 700 submissions for consideration. Of those, only 110 artists were selected to be a part of this important exhibition. Total awards for this year's Eastern Regional Exhibition are expected to exceed $15,000, including $4,000 for Best of Show award. Locally, Larson Juhl and PlazaArt.com will also sponsor artist awards from their respective companies.

The public is invited to view these exceptional works of art throughout the exhibition period. All pieces in the exhibition are for sale. Gallery viewing hours during this event will be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday.

In addition, the Eisele Gallery is accepting reservations for group tours, events, luncheons or private receptions during the exhibition. Call for details at (513) 791-7717 or inquire at info@eiselefineart.com.

EXHIBITION PARTNERS AND LOCAL AWARD SPONSORS: American Art Collector Magazine, Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, Plaza Artist Materials and Framing, Larson Juhl and Barefoot Wine & Bubbly.


Preview Dates - Thursday September 11 and Friday September 12, 2014 from 9:00AM to 5:00PM

Date of Exhibition Opening Reception - Friday September 12, 2014 6-9PM - Thursday October 9, 2014 5:30PM - Painting exhibition subject to sales.

Artists Demonstrations in the gallery: Saturday September 13, 2014 9-11:30AM

Location of Exhibition and Opening Reception: Eisele Gallery - 5729 Dragon Way, Cincinnati, OH 45227 (Located off Wooster Pike/Rt.50 near Red Bank Rd.)

Admission: The Opening Reception and Exhibition at the Eisele Gallery are free.

Parking: Ample free parking on site

Additional Information: www.EiseleFineArt.com / Events or (513) 791-7717


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