We are very pleased to announce a new service for all our Members. Master Artists Cheng Lian, Lisa Fricker and Ned Mueller are now available to perform individualized critiques of your artwork. Want to get to the next level? A sound, objective critique by one of these nationally acknowledged Masters…Continue
Added by Director, Signature Services on May 4, 2017 at 5:54am — No Comments
The Art Renewal Center (ARC) would like to invite you to our opening of the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Ave., New York City on Saturday, May 13th from 11am to 3pm.
A Special Thank You for Sponsoring the…
Added by Director, Signature Services on April 28, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments
This is the final weekend to enter your art in our Spring Online Exhibit and Showcase.! The Deadline to enter is this Sunday at midnight, PDT. At stake are cash and merchandise awards, publicity awards and other Honors. Go to OnlineJuriedShows to view the Prospectus and enter. This is a great opportunity for our Associate Members to advance and publicize their art. Our Juror of Awards is…Continue
Added by Director, Signature Services on April 8, 2017 at 9:24am — No Comments
There are only 30 days remaining to enter our Spring Online Competition and Showcase!
This contest is open to all CPAP Associate Members.
Not a Member? Sign up now. Membership is free! You don't have to live in California to join but your artwork must reflect California locations.…Continue
Added by Director, Signature Services on March 2, 2017 at 9:23am — No Comments
All CPAP Associate Members are invited to submit their artwork for our Spring Online Competition and Showcase. Successful contestents will receive cash awards and…Continue
Added by Director, Signature Services on February 8, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments
We are very excited to announce that the Artist's Reception for our 2016 International Plein Air Challenge will take place on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Cooper's Restaurant, 653 Cannery Row, Monterey, California, 3 - 5pm. There will be a short meeting and an Awards Ceremony where the winners of the 2016 International Plein Air Challenge will be announced.. We are now taking advance reservations. The cost is $35 and includes choice of crabcakes, chicken wings or breaded codfish and 2…Continue
Added by Director, Signature Services on August 23, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments
We will begin accepting Entries for the 2016 Signature Member Competition on September 1, 2016. This competition is open to all Associate Members of California Plein Air Painters. There is no Entry Fee. The Prospectus is online now and you can view it by…Continue
Added by Director, Signature Services on August 18, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments
There are only a few days reaining to enter the CPAP 2016 International Plein Air Challenge. The event features over $5,000 in awards and a September Exhibit at the American Tin Cannery in Monterey's famous Cannery Row. The 3-month exhibit will feature top artwork and a special CPAP Signature Member…Continue
Added by Director, Signature Services on July 27, 2016 at 4:40pm — No Comments
We are pleased to welcome Guerilla Painter as a new Sponsor for our 2016 International Plein Air Challenge. They will be sponsoring the following new Award:
Award of Excellence for Best Figure in the Landscape $250 Merchandise Award
Added by Director, Signature Services on June 20, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments
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Added by Director, Signature Services on June 18, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments
We are pleased to welcome Blick Art Materials as a new Sponsor for our 2016…Continue
Added by Director, Signature Services on June 16, 2016 at 8:11am — No Comments
There are less than 60 days remaining to enter our 2016 International Plein Air Challenge.
The contest rewards the top artist with a $500 cash award and also the opportunity to jury the 13th Annual ARC International Salon Plein Air Competition sponsored by California Plein Air Painters. Other top artists will receive cash awards, merchandise awards and exposure of their work through partnerships with prestigious magazines, galleries, and web sites.
Added by Director, Signature Services on June 12, 2016 at 12:41pm — No Comments
The Jurors for the California Plein Air Painters 2016 International Plein Air Challenge have been selected. Artists from all over the world will enter the art and compete for cash awards and a chance to be a Juror for the CPAP-Sponsored 2017 ARC International Salon Plein Air Competition. The ARC Salon is rated as one of the premiere competitions in the United States.
You can view the Prospectus by…Continue
Added by Director, Signature Services on June 2, 2016 at 4:06pm — No Comments
CPAP has joined with the Art Renewal Center to become a Sponsor for the 2016 and 2017 ARC International Salons. In 2016 CPAP will sponsor the Landscape Category and in 2017 will sponsor a brand new Plein Air Category that will feature cash awards of $4,000 for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place…Continue
Added by Director, Signature Services on March 28, 2016 at 10:32am — No Comments
Congratulations to Rick DeLanty who received the Purchase Award from Patron Ziqiong Lu for the best plein air painting at the CPAP Roundtable and Paintout that took place on January 9, 2016.
Rick captured the light perfectly on a rather gray day and was able to catch the hints of sunlight that tried to illuminate this scene through the stubborn cloud cover.…Continue
Congratulations to the winners of the Art of the West Awards granted as part of our 2015 Juried Competition.
The artwork of our 2015 Signature Members was submitted to Art of the West Magazine and the selections were made by Editor Allan Duerr. Please join us in congratulating the award winners:
Please join us in welcoming our newest Signature Members:
Added by Director, Signature Services on January 1, 2016 at 9:24am — No Comments
Congratulations and welcome to our newest Signature Members
Join us in giving them a hearty welcome!
Join us in welcoming our newest Signature Members and Signature Envoys! These members have survived the jury process and completed all prerequisites required to become full Signature Members or Signature Envoys. Signature Envoys are non-residents who have made significant contributions to our organization and/or have contributed significant artwork depicting the beautiful State of California. Please join us in welcoming them and showing your support for their…Continue
It is an honor and privilege to announce our first ever selection of CPAP Painting Ambassadors. Achieving the Painting Ambassador designation is the biggest step on the way to becoming a full CPAP Signature Member. Painting Ambassadors are Associate Members whose artwork has been submitted to a blind pool and selected by our panel of jurors as worthy of this high honor. Upon completion of CPAP’s Signature Member Prerequisites, these artists will be installed as full Signature…Continue