The El Paso Art Association would like to announce recent changes to its Board of Directors. Mr. Gary Crossland (President) and Mr. Leonard Sipiora (Member-at-Large) have each served a three year term ending in September. Ms. Patty Gary (Secretary) has given up her seat due to time restrictions. These three seats have been filled per member voting done at the EPAA Quarterly meeting held September 14th, 2014. Sanford Cox (Vice President) led the Quarterly Meeting and 4 qualified members were unanimously voted to the Board of Directors.


This is your new EPAA Board of Directors  for 2014 - 2015:

Damon Crossland – President

Sanford Cox - Vice President

Stephanie Conwell - Treasurer

Kay White – Secretary

Leonard Sipiora - Member-at-Large

Robert Word – Member-at-Large



When you visit the Crossland Gallery, the Art Junction, or the EPAA offices, feel free to use the large parking lot to the EAST of the building on Durango. It is always open and it is free!

Attention Texas artists! The call for entries in the 35th annual Hunting Art Prize is now open! Sign up to vie for the $50,000 award. Deadline is November 30, 2014. For more information about their online entry requirements, please visit their site at www.huntingartprize.com

2014 Arts International Juror Leslie Allen “tells stories by way of quirky cartoons, moody landscapes, gestural figures, and large juicy abstract oil paintings.” In recent years, she has been working in collaboration with artist and architect Barry Peterson, her husband and partner, in Studio 300A Art + Architecture. She has studied painting in San Diego, San Francisco, New Mexico and Paris,and has been studying aquatint etching techniques and traditions at Crown Point Press in San Francisco. For more information visit www.studio300a.com.


The work of 2014 Arts International Juror Ronald Fritsch, hangs in a number of private and corporate collections. His creative path has included a BFA and MA in fine arts from NMSU, illustration and art direction for the Las Cruces Sun-News and 40 years of teaching oil, acrylic and watercolor painting. He currently lives in Las Cruces, teaches classes for the El Paso Museum of Art and is senior creative director at Sanders\Wingo Advertising, where he’s won numerous awards for his advertising work.


The emcee for the 2014 Arts International Award Show and Sale will be the host of State of the Arts, Mónica Gómez. She is a long-time performer, songwriter, poet, teaching artist, and former TV news reporter specializing in arts, culture and good news. And she says, “Art is always good news.”

Now Showing!

August 29 to September 20, 2014

EPAA Member Exhibition

Crossland Gallery

500 West Paisano (at Durango)

Continues through September 20, 2014

Get ready for the September member exhibition. Artists in this show will be

Sandy Smith, Lyn Orona, Robert Dozal, Leticia Luevanos, Tom Taeger, and

Christina Huber.

October 4 to November 1, 2014

Arts International

Crossland Gallery

Arts International 2014 is officially underway. The juried art show and sale is set to open October 4th.

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