The Beverly McNeil Gallery has been selected to host the 2015 juried salon exhibition for the prestigious society, Oil Painters of America, from Oct. 8–Nov. 5. This exhibition will feature approximately 300 artists and master painters and their recent work from 40 states and Canada.
“We are delighted and honored to be able to bring such tremendous talent and culture to the city of Birmingham for the Oil Painters of America exhibition,” Beverly McNeil, owner, said. “We hope this event helps Birmingham residents continue to fall in love with the arts and in turn show these great artists from around the country what a fantastic city we live in.”
Many of the artists showcased in the exhibition will be traveling to Birmingham to be a part of the opening weekend of events. The exhibitions are open to the public with the opportunity to attend many of the demonstrations and lectures by nationally recognized artists.
The general public is invited to attend the following events free of charge:
- Show Preview on October 6 and 7 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
- Reception and Awards Ceremony on Oct. 8th from 5:30-8 p.m.
- Wine and Cheese Reception for “Wet Paint” on October 9 from 5–7 p.m.
All the demonstrations and lectures are open to the public and cost $40.00 to attend the two day events. For more information about Beverly McNeil and the Oil Painters of America events, visit www.beverlymcneilgallery.com.