The EPAA has opened its memberships to include all artistic, visual disciplines. We firmly believe that artistic diversity and individual participation is the key to our success.
2014 International Eye of the Camera Best of Show Award Winner
Storm Coming by Tony Martin
2014 America the Beautiful Best of Show Award Winner
July 4, 1955 by Susan Russell
2014 Western Impressions First Place Award Winner
The Marshall No. 2 by K. Keith Kochenour III
2014 Colors of Spring Best of Show Award Winner
Spring Maiden by Tracy Love
2013 Arts International Best of Show Award Winner
You Can't Bulldoze Your Way to the Highlife by John Rust
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.”
August 29 to September 20, 2014
EPAA Member Exhibition
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
October 4 to November 1, 2014
Arts International 2014 is officially underway. The juried art show and sale is set to open October 4th.