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October 3, 2018
Liz Pusch Lpusch@oilpaintersofamerica.com
Durango Artist Lyn Boyer Wins Prestigious Bronze Medal Award
The Oil Painters of America grants the Western Regional Exhibition of Traditional Oils Awards
On September 7, 2018, the Oil Painters of America (OPA) presented its 2018 Western Regional Juried Exhibition awards during the Opening Reception & Awards presentation at Mary Williams Fine Arts in Boulder, Colorado.
Durango, Colorado resident Lyn Boyer was awarded one of Oil Painters of America’s highest honors, winning the coveted Bronze Medal award for her painting “Havana Primaries”.
Ms. Boyer competed against top artists from across North America to win this award which included a full-page advertisement in Southwest Art Magazine. When asked about receiving the 2018 Western Regional Exhibition Bronze Medal in the Associate & Signature Artist Division, Ms. Boyer replied, “I was so very honored to have Juror of Awards Mike Desatnick OPA appreciate my painting “Havana Primaries” and recognize it with the Bronze medal.”
Oil Painters of America is one of the leading art organizations in North America today with members from across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The organization is based in Barrington, Illinois and is dedicated to the preservation of traditional, representational art. OPA hosts a yearly National Exhibition as well as several regional and salon shows throughout the year.
To view Ms. Boyer’s award-winning painting along with the entire award list, please visit www.oilpaintersofamerica.com.