The OPA 2014 Western Exhibition will be held at Mountainsong Galleries, in Carmel-By-The-Sea, California

Oil Painters of America Western Regional Show: August 30 – September 30 Opening Reception August 30 5:00 – 8:00

Carmel-The –Sea, CA, July 30, 2014 – The 2014 Oil Painters of America Western Exhibition will be held at the Mountainsong Galleries in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. Mountainsong Galleries is the proud home to many OPA artists and displays a wide range of art from impressionism to sculptures. The gallery will prove to be a model venue for this year’s exhibition because Mountainsong Galleries represents so many of the Master Artists of OPA. “Our goal is to assemble the finest display of representational oil paintings,” Lucinda Mountainsong Owner of Mountainsong Galleries. “The focus in the jurying process will be to select paintings that show the highest quality in draftsmanship, color, and composition, emphasizing a diversity in representational style and subject matter.”

Juror of Awards for the 2014 Oil Painters of America Western Exhibition: OPA Master Signature member Marilyn Simandle has exhibited in over 80 one-woman shows throughout the United States and has become internationally known and collected by both individuals and corporations worldwide.

Marilyn is a master Signature Member of Oil Painters of America (OPA), a Signature member of the American Watercolor Society, Plein-Air Painters of America (PAPA) and the California Art Club. Marilyn has received many awards in nationally juried shows, among them: the prestigious “High Winds Medal” from the Watercolor Society in 1992 and 1993; in 1997 the Oil Painters of American (OPA) West Coast Regional “First Place”; “People Choice Award”, OPA National Show, 1998; and the Shiryl Smithson OPA Memorial Award in 1999.

Save the Date
• Oil Painters of America Western Regional Show: August 30 – September 30
• Opening Reception August 30th 5:00 – 8:00
• Reception at Mountainsong Galleries
• RSVP Required Phone: (831) 626-0600

Mountainsong Galleries on Ocean Avenue in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California is the place to find more of today’s OPA and AIS Master Artists than anywhere in the World. The Mountainsongs have created a world class collection of living Master Artists. The passion, dedication and love an artist puts into their work is extraordinary. Acquiring a work by a living artist is truly becoming a part of that artist’s life. It is an honor. The Mountainsongs are delighted to share this top notch collection with you.

Save the dates for this upcoming exhibitions. (all receptions open to the public with an RSVP)
• Huihan Liu & Weizhen Liang – Couples Show: October 4th – October 31st
• Opening Reception October 4th 5:00 – 7:00
• Huihan Liu, AISM, OPAM and his wife Weizhen Liang, AISM

Details on Mountainsong Galleries:
• Location: Ocean Avenue between San Carlos and Mission Carmel-by-the-Sea, California View Map
• Phone: (831) 626-0600
• Private Viewings By Appointment – Call 831-233-8255
• Website:
• Hours of Operation Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10 – 6 Beginning August 1st (Closed Tuesday and Wednesday)

Please contact Lucinda Mountainsong at 831-626-0600 or for additional details

Marci Bracco Cain
Mountainsong Galleries
PO Box 3396
Ocean Avenue 3 SE Of San Carlos
Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93921-3396

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