Winter 2024 Show Reminders

Dec 16, 2023Members' Area

The deadline for entering the PAA Winter Juried Show at Barnes & Noble is Saturday, Jan. 6. New for this show: Each member may enter up to four paintings. The entry fee has increased to $8 per painting.

If you enter the live show, you may also participate in the online show at no additional cost. You’ll need to submit digital images of your paintings by Jan. 18.

Further details are provided in the show prospectus, which was distributed to members on Nov. 24.

Other key dates:

Sunday, Feb. 4 (receiving, judging, hanging)

Monday, Feb. 5 (show opens to the public)

Wednesday, Feb. 7 (reception and awards ceremony)

Saturday, March 2 (3 p.m. critique by judge, Kevin Feary, followed by take down at 4 p.m.).

Kevin Feary

The judge for this show is award-winning artist and teacher Kevin Feary. He is a longtime member of The All-Weather Gang and a signature member of both the Genesee Valley Plein Air Painters and the Rochester Art Club. He is an associate member of both the Oil Painters of America and the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society. Kevin teaches plein air and portrait workshops and demonstrates for art groups locally and across the United States.

Co-chairs Nancy Mallo ( and Susan Fredericks-Hodes ( are seeking volunteers to lead the show committees. PAA members who are able to help with this essential work are asked to contact them.