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Monday, August 08, 2011

In the Top 100: Paint the Parks 2011

Katherine Kean, Rapidly Changing Conditions, contemporary landscape painting, volcano art, fumarole, Hawaii, Paint the Parks top 100
Rapidly Changing Conditions  © 2010 Katherine Kean 
oil on linen 20 x 30"

Three of my paintings have been chosen to be included in the Top 100 picks of Paint America's 2011 Paint the Parks competition. Rapidly Changing Conditions, above is included in the Top 100 main category and the two paintings below, Maine: Tides, Rocks and Vent are both in the Top 100 mini category for paintings that are 180 square inches or less.

PaintAmerica’s “Paint the Parks” is an open international artists’ juried competition with proceeds to help fund the PaintAmerica mission of supporting the visual arts and artists across the country. A portion of proceeds from “Paint the Parks” will be contributed to the National Parks Foundation and the PaintAmerica Scholarship Fund.


Paintings in this competition must depict one of our nation's 390 areas supervised by the National Park Service.Rapidly Changing Conditions and Vent portray Hawaii's Volcanoes National Park, while Maine: Tides, Rocks represents Acadia National Park.


Maine: Tides, Rocks   © 2010 Katherine Kean 
oil on linen 8 x 10"
Vent  © 2010 Katherine Kean 
oil on linen 10 x 10" 


2 comments:

Helen Shideler said...

This is a wonderful accomplishment -congratulations

Katherine Kean said...

Thank you Helen!