WARSAW — The National Oil & Acrylic Painter’s Society has notified local artist Steve Creighton that his painting “Foley Jug with Rose” has been accepted for their 2017 Spring NOAPS International On-Line Exhibition.
Creighton’s painting was one of 150 accepted from over 800 entered. The Exhibition is now on the NOAPS website.
Judging the paintings for the Exhibition was NOAPS Signature Artist Miguel Malagon originally from Mexico but grew up in East Chicago, Ind. He received his formal training at the American Academy of Art in Chicago. Malagon’s works hang in midwestern public and private collections, and he was recently featured in Southwest Art Magazine’s Artist’s to Watch.
Creighton was also awarded first place for the still life oil painting at the Honeywell Center Clark Gallery’s 2017 92 County Art Show in Wabash.
A native of the Warsaw area, Creighton studied art at Valparaiso University as an undergraduate and continued his art education with graduate art courses at Indiana University. His studio and gallery are located in Warsaw. His work may be viewed on his website www.stevecreightonart.com or on Facebook.