154th Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings Reception
Saturday, May 6th is your last day to view our 154th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings. The show’s success will be remembered for years to come.
There are 198 pieces to admire from 135 talented artists. If you are on the hunt for artistic inspiration, or in the market for the next piece to decorate your space, swing by before it’s too late!
Also showing is our Winners Show in the Stewart Gallery downstairs. The 153rd Small Oils first place winner, Tom Kohlmann, is showing his piece in this exhibition, as well as other winners from last year’s shows.
Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Small Oil Paintings Exhibition, and to the artists who sold their work to happy patrons. Though we are sorry to see this show come down, we are excited for our upcoming exhibition: the PSC Workshop Show!
Marilee at work on a still life painting.
Sunday April 30th
– Food – Potluck (Jackie is preparing Slavic fare)
– 12- 3 PM Still Life / Plein Air painting and drawing
– 3:30 -5 PM Music
Bring a friend!
Fee = Pay What You Wish
Please note: tonight’s Critique Night is canceled due to preparations for this weekend’s reception of the 154th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings. The next meeting will take place on May 17th.
“Portrait of Morales” Tom Kohlmann First Place Award, 153rd Small Oils Show
Sunday April 23, 2017
2:00 – 4:00 PM.
Awards presented at 3:00 PM
The Philadelphia Sketch Club
235 S. Camac St.
Philadelphia PA 19107
Our annual juried Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings is one of our oldest and most prestigious shows not only for us at the Sketch Club, but for the Philadelphia region. Join us in celebrating the traditional medium of oil paint by mingling and discussing technique with other oil painters at this fun reception!
We will serve light snacks and will be awarding prizes to the winners of this year’s show. This is an event you will not want to miss!
- co-Chair: Bill Patterson
- co-Chair: Joe Winter
A preview of the 154th Small Oil Paintings Exhibition
Our most prestigious and historic show opens this Friday: the 154th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings. This tradition in began in 1865, just five years after we were founded, and continues to a be strong regional inspiration for artists, collectors, and appreciators.
There is no shortage of artwork to admire. This is the breathtaking work of 135 artists, in a combined total of 198 pieces. Whether you are looking for ideas to inform your own work, or you are in the market for some decorative pieces to hang in your space, the Philadelphia Sketch Club has you covered.
We are also hosting a Winners Show in our Stewart Gallery downstairs for artists who won awards during our 2016 exhibition calendar year. Last year’s Small Oils first place winner, Tom Kohlmann, is showing his piece in this exhibition, along with many other talented artists.
Plan to attend the reception with friends on Sunday, April 23rd, from 2 to 4pm, where we will be awarding Small Oil winners. Best In Show will receive the R Tait McKenzie bronze medal.
Meanwhile, we encourage you to come in for a visit!
Get your copy of the Portfolio. See what’s happening next month at the Sketch Club
Share a copy with a friend.
April 2017 Portfolio
April 2017 Portfolio
Back issues of the Portfolio are available at: http://sketchclub.org/portfolio-archive/
See the Accepted List: 154th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings
See 196 new paintings by artists from the Philadelphia area and beyond:
See the on-line gallery
“Portrait of Morales”
First Place Award, 153rd Small Oils Show
The Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings is one of our oldest and most prestigious shows not only for us at the Sketch Club, but for the Philadelphia region. Join us in celebrating the traditional medium of oil paint and meet other oil painters and friends at the reception.
co-Chair: Bill Patterson
co-Chair: Joe Winter
Important dates to note:
- Exhibition runs from Apr 14 to May 6, 2017
- Plan to attend the Reception:
Sunday Apr 23, 2017 2-4 PM
The March 15th, 2017 (tonight) Workshop is cancelled due to snow.
The Workshop will resume again next week on March 22nd.