2013 Western Regional Exhibition

2013 Western Exhibition in Topeka, Kansas

The OPA 2013 Western Exhibition
will be held at the Southwind Art Gallery, in Topeka, KS

Opening weekend is Sept. 6 - Sept. 8, 2013.

Southwind Art Gallery

 OPA’s 2013 Western Regional Exhibition is being hosted by SouthWind Art Gallery from September 6 through October 26, 2013. The opening ceremony scheduled for September 6, from 5:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M., with the awards presentation at 7:00 P.M.

 The capitol city of Topeka has been rated one of the 10 best cities for the next decade by Kiplinger Personal Finance magazine and offers a diversity of things to do; from viewing over 7,000 rose bushes in the Reinisch Rose Garden in Gage Park to visiting historic Old Prairie Town to touring the Hallmark Card factory.

Awards and Details

 The total awards will be approximately $11,500, including a $4,000 Best In Show.

 The awarding juror will be internationally renowned Master Signature Member, Ned Mueller.


Sept. 4-5, 2013 — 9:30am to 4:30pm
Ned Mueller OPAMNed Mueller OPAM Workshop
Location: Garden House at Lake Shawnee, in Topeka, Kansas
Cost: $250

The workshop will be a portrait, figure and/or landscape indoor or outdoor class to be held at the Garden House at Lake Shawnee, in Topeka, Kansas. Students may use whichever medium they prefer and may paint from their own photo reference of en plein air at the location. More Information

Sept. 4-5, 2013 — 10:00am to 6:00pm
Location: SouthWind Art Gallery

Sept. 6, 2013 — 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Opening reception
Location: SouthWind Art Gallery

Open to collectors, press, exhibiting artists and the public.

Sept. 7, 2013 — 9:30am to 9:30pm
Flying W Ranch, Topeka KansasOPA Flint Hills Excursion CANCELLED

Oct. 26
Show closes.

Oct. 28 — Nov. 2
Local artists must remove artwork.


 In effort to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, OPA has identified some of the exceptional lodging in the Topeka area. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for OPA, but we recommend reserving your place immediately, as rooms will fill up and these spots will not be held for long.

Capitol Plaza Topeka (http://www.capitolplazahoteltopeka.com/) 1717 SW Topeka Boulevard Topeka, KS 66612 Toll-free (800) 579-7937 $78 plus tax, single and double (Includes 2 breakfast coupons per room) Please reference Oil Painters of America (OPA) when you make your reservation

Capitol Plaza Topeka

1717 SW Topeka Boulevard
Topeka, KS 66612
Toll-free (800) 579-7937

Experience the toast of Topeka at the Capitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center Topeka. For business and pleasure, this destination is a refreshing departure from the usual downtown Topeka hotel choices.

Located just a mile and a half from downtown government offices, businesses and attractions, we offer first-class accommodations and amenities, impressive meeting facilities and a great restaurant.

Book your next stay or Holiday Party at the Capitol Plaza Hotel and discover the many distinctive features of our exceptionally affordable Topeka hotel.

Source: capitolplazahoteltopeka.com

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