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      The Ultimate Texas Coast Paint Out!


2017 Plein Air Southwest Salon Winners


Best of Show

Marina at Dusk"

John P. Lasater IV


View all the winning entries for this year's PASW SALON





Guest Judge, Kenn Erroll Backhaus was one of five artist to demo for the crowd.


Read Southwest Art Magazine's PASW feature from
their April Issue here. 


Master Signature Members 2016


OPS Board proudly announces the election of 

Tina Bohlman, Diane Frossard and Rusty Jones 

to the level of Master Signature. Candidates for Master Signature are

juried and affirmed by a vote from OPS Signature level members.


Congratulations! Well done!


The 2016-2017 OPS Associate show was a success with 117 entries from 45 artists. Judge and OPS Signature member Beverly Boren had a tough time selecting the winners from so many great entries.  Best of Show and the $500 award and acceptance into 2017 PASW Salon goes to Lon Brauer for Grandpa.  Three Awards of Excellence went to Richard Szkutnik for Waxahachie

Mary Jabens for Early Morning – Zion Park, and Jane Hunt for August Sunset.


We are very proud of all the artists who entered. This show and our PASW salon are the best way to

showcase our talented members and proves again we have many of the best painters in the nation!


Best of Show

Lon Brauer



View the winning entries for this year's

Associate Members Showcase Here!

Upcoming Paint Outs & Events

January 26, 2018 • Glen Rose, Texas
February 16, 2018 8:00 AM • Plano, TX
May 27, 2018 • ROCKPORT, TEXAS



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