Policy 2

SELECTION COMMITTEES
NATIONAL AND REGIONAL SHOWS

DATE APPROVED: October 29, 2001
DATE REVISED: February 3, 2006, February 26, 2009 and September 13, 2010

INTRODUCTION

Article IX of the By-Laws provides for having national and regional shows annually whereas jurying committee shall evaluate and select all entries under consideration for OPA’s National and Regional Exhibitions.

To provide a fair, impartial, and objective evaluation of submitted entries that provide all artists with an equal opportunity, operating guidelines should be followed. To assure that a bias toward a particular style does not occur, it is preferred that membership on the Selection Committees be rotated.

THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved by the Board of Directors of Oil Painters of America that the following be adopted and followed in all future juried OPA National and Regional Shows:

  1. Jurying Chairman

    One member of the Board of Directors shall be appointed as Jurying Chairman. He shall have the responsibility of selecting individuals to serve on each of the jurying committees. In addition, he shall coordinate the jurying process.
     
  2. National Shows

    Five individuals shall comprise the Jurying Committee. Each committee shall be comprised of Signature and Master Signature members, with a minimum of two Master Signature members. With the exception of the Jurying Chairman, no member of the Selection Committee shall serve for more than two consecutive calendar years without express authority of the full Board.
     
  3. Regional Shows

    Five individuals shall comprise the Jurying Committee. Each committee shall be comprised of Signature and Master Signature members, with a minimum of one Master Signature member. With the exception of the Jurying Chairman, no member of the Selection Committee shall serve for more than two consecutive calendar years without express authority of the full Board.
     
  4. Acceptance by Selection Committee

    Entries shall be ranked numerically by the jurors, whereas, the highest ranked entries shall be accepted into the show. The number of entries selected is based on the size of the hosting gallery and is determined by OPA and the gallery. No member of the Committee shall vote for his/her own entry.

 

 

 

 

POLICIES

1 - JUROR OF AWARDS
2 - SELECTION COMMITTEE
3 - MASTERS
4 - SIGNATURE MEMBERS
5 - MEMBER CONTACT LIST
6 - GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
7 - ORIGINAL WORK
8 - ELIGIBLE PAINTINGS
9 - JUROR OF AWARDS TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT
11 - BOARD OF DIRECTOR'S TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT

Mission Statement & Bylaws

 
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