NATIONAL OIL & ACRYLIC
PAINTERS’ SOCIETY BEST OF
AMERICA SMALL PAINTINGS
When: March 1-April 6, 2019; March 1, 5-8 p.m., opening reception
Where: R.S. Hanna Gallery, 244 W. Main Street,
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Information: (830) 307-3071, http://www.rshannagallery.com
The National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society’s second annual small paintings
exhibition features 125 juried works of art.
n March 1, the National Oil & Acrylic
Painters’ Society will mount its second
annual Best of America Small Painting
National Juried Exhibition at R.S. Hanna
Gallery in Fredericksburg, Texas. The show
includes artwork by 125 members of the
group, with their pieces measuring no larger
than 320 square inches. The works, done
in either oil or acrylics, range in style and
subject matter to allow collectors a diverse
array of options when purchasing pieces.
Among the works in the show is D.K.
Palecek’s Stoic Abandon, an architectural-
themed work showing a long-abandoned
home; Tea Cup and Roses, a classic still life
by Catherine Marchand; and the landscape
December Rogue, by Dennis Hecker, which
shows a tree blooming in red. Other pieces
on view include the fi gurative painting A
Glimpse, by Cheng Liang, and the butterfl y
work Papilia Swallowtail by Jerry Venditti.
To kick off the festivities of the Best of
America exhibition, there will be a two-day
workshop with the show’s awards judge
William J. Kalwick Jr. on February 27 and 28
at the Pioneer Museum in Fredericksburg.
Then, on March 1 at the gallery, Anne Hardy
and Bob Rohm will present demonstrations.
During the lunch break on March 1, award
winners from the small works show will be
announced. That evening, from 5 to 8 p.m.,
R.S. Hanna Gallery will host the opening
reception that off ers the fi rst look of the show
in its entirety. The following day, from 9 a.m.
until noon, Kalwick will have a demonstra-
tion at the gallery, allowing collectors the
chance to see how he creates a work of art.
The Best of America Small Painting show
will remain on view through April 6.
oil on linen, 12 x 16"
R.S. Hanna Gallery will
host the Best of America
Small Painting exhibition
from March 1 to April 6.
oil on linen, 14 x 12"