American Women Artists has been dedicated to the inspiration, celebration, and encouragement of women in the visual Fine Arts across the USA and Canada for nearly 30 years through annual shows and juried competitions of their members in prestigious galleries and museums around the country.
For the first time in their history, AWA is presenting their Lifetime, Master and Signature Members Invitational at RS Hanna Gallery. AWA Artists Demonstrations November 1st and December 6th. This inaugural annual show brings their elite Lifetime, Signature and Master artists from all over the country to Fredericksburg.
Join the gala party and welcome gallery artist Pam Ingalls from Vashon Island in Washington State as she presents an exciting new “you ought to be in pictures” concept for RS Hanna Gallery. The artist will be here to promote “Facing Texas” as a professional videographer and photographer document the party, providing images for her upcoming portrait exhibition that will unveil in March 2020. Forty to fifty lucky attendees will be selected and contacted post show for their portrait to be included in the upcoming exhibition as she captures Texas in its greatest asset, its people. All townspeople selected will receive a fine art print of their portrait and a portion of the proceeds will go to their favorite designated non profit.
Pam is a second generation fine artist raised in Spokane, Washington (her father started the Gonzaga University Art Department), who studied art at the Accademia Di Belle Arti in Florence, Italy and has been a lifelong working artist. Her award- winning works have been exhibited throughout the United States, Europe, and Africa, and been juried into more than 125 national and international shows. She is known for her vibrant hues in impressionistic representational style. The artist has been recognized in editorial articles in Southwest Art Magazine, American Art Collector and American Artists Magazine.
Another venerable national non profit, the American Plains Artists is celebrating their iconic small works showcase “Art of the Plains” at RS Hanna Gallery during the month of February 2020. The national show features traditional realistic and representational art depicting the rich landscape, wildlife and way of life of the American great plains.
Over 120 new small works will be selected from the groups top tier designation of Signature artists from across the United States.
“Pam Ingalls finds humanity in people and beauty in everyday life”
- Gussie Fauntleroy, Southwest Art
Portrait exhibition featuring Fredericksburg gallery patrons and townspeople. Paintings in this show have been created from Pam’s video shoot and photographs taken at the gallery during the November 2019 First Friday Art Walk.
The artist, known for her impressionistic representation in vibrant hues, was first inspired by her parents, artists Richard and Marjorie Ingalls. After earning her art degree from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Pam studied art at the Accademia Di Belle Arti in Florence, Italy. Her work is widely collected and has received many awards.
Ms. Ingalls has been exhibited throughout the United States, Europe, and Africa and juried into more than 125 national and international shows. She has been the focus of editorial features in Southwest Art Magazine, American Art Collector and American Artists Magazine, among others.
Each of the people selected will receive a fine art print of their painting, with a percentage of the proceeds going to their favorite non profit if their painting sells at the exhibition.
The American Impressionist Society, brings their national juried small works show to RS Hanna Gallery opening March 6th and running through April 4th.
The American Impressionist Society is a national non profit organization that has a rich history promoting the aesthetic of contemporary impressionism nationally and internationally. The organization defines its impressionistic focus as: “The concern for light on form, color, and brushstrokes. Allowing equal latitude between these attributes, and recognizing not a single definitive element, but several factors–including high key light and hue, visual breakdown of detail, concern for contemporary life, and cultivation of direct and spontaneous approaches to a subject.”
100 new works, nationally juried exhibition, artists demonstrations, workshops, symposium and lectures on impressionism in the American experience.
Artist receptions with refreshments First Friday Art Walk’s March 6th and April 3rd.
RS Hanna Gallery is proud to host the Oil Painters of America’s 29th National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils from May 15 to June 13, 2020. On Friday, May 15, 2020, the 29th National Juried Exhibition will be unveiled showcasing over 200 paintings chosen from a field of thousands. The Oil Painters of America, founded in 1991, is dedicated to preserving and advancing the techniques and skills of traditional representational oil painting and now boasts over 3,400 members.
The OPA National Juried Exhibition has always been a source of inspiration and mutual support for representational painters working in oils—not to mention a chance for prestigious national recognition.
Awards totally approximately $100,000, in cash and merchandise will be given, including a $25,000 Best in Show Award.
Leading up to the opening, artists and collectors are invited to attend paint-outs, wet paint competitions and many other informative and educational seminars.
Call the gallery 830-307-3071 for workshops and symposium sign up information as well as a schedule of other group activities for the week’s events.
As in the other national non profit art organizations shows, only one gallery in the nation is chosen for their annual exhibitions... RS Hanna Gallery is honored to have them come be with us in Fredericksburg.
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