Oil Paintings by
N
EAL HUGHES

 

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Past Exhibits and Events:

Featured in Plein Air Magazine
November 2015 issue

FIRST PLACE AWARD
Bath County Plein Air Festival
Warm Springs, VA
October 2015

Honorable Mention Award
Oil Painters Of America Juried Salon Show

Beverly McNeil Gallery
Birmingham AL
October 8 - November 5, 2015

36th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition
The Maritime Gallery At Mystic Seaport
September 27 - December 31, 2015

3 Awards:
Luc Herbots Memorial Award, 2nd Place -
Sunset Quick Draw, Best Car Award - Paint the town for a Cause
Solomons Plein Air Festival
Solomons Island, MD
September 15 - 20, 2015

September 24, 25 & 26, 2015
Plein Air Painting Workshop
Lyceum Hall Center For The Arts
Burlington, NJ

Plein Air Painters of the Maritime Gallery
Martime Gallery At Mystic Seaport
Mystic, CT
July, 2015

1st Place Quick Draw Competition
Plein Air Easton
Easton Maryland
July 2015

Best Use Of Light Award
Easels In Frederick

Frederick, MD

June 2015

Honorable Mention Award
Fourth Annual Finger Lakes Plein Air Competition and Festival

Canandaigua, NY
June 2015

Wayne Art Center Award
Wayne Art Center 9th Annual Plein Air Festival
Wayne, PA
May 2015
   

1st Place Award
8th Annual Plein Air Competition
Noyes Museum of Art
Hammonton, NJ
May 2015

Featured Artist
Modern Marine Masters Exhibition and Sale

The Maritime Gallery At Mystic Seaport
May 17 - July 19, 2015

Oil Painters of America National Juried Exhibition at
Cutter & Cutter Fine Art Brilliance in Color Gallery
Saint Augustine, Florida
April 29 – May 25, 2015

1st Place Award
2nd Annual Plein Air Festival

Lighthouse Art Center
Tequesta, FL
March 12-15, 2015

First Place - Quick Draw Competition
The 2nd Annual Bath County  Plein Air Competition and Arts Festival

September 29th- October 5, 2014
Warm Springs, Virginia

Painting Demo
Burlington County Art Guild
April 2015 Burlington County Library, Westhampton, NJ

35th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition
The Maritime Gallery At Mystic Seaport
September 28 - December 31, 2014

The Greater Burlington Chamber of Commerce Award
Plein Air Burlington 2014

The Lyceum Hall Center For The Arts
September 5 - 13, 2014
Exhibition through November 11, 2014
Burlington, NJ

The Laumeister Fine Art Competition
The Bennington Center For The Arts
Bennington, VT
August 30 - December 21, 2014

Plein Air Landscape Painting Workshop with Neal Hughes
Burlington County, NJ
August 18, 19, 20 and 21, 2014
9:00am - 4:00pm Monday through Thursday

Summer on the Water: A Marine Art Exhibition
Lyme Art Association
Old Lyme, CT
June 12 - July 31, 2014

Plein Air Easton
Easton Maryland
July 12 - 20, 2014

The Plein Air Painters of the Maritime Gallery
The Maritime Gallery At Mystic Seaport
Through September 21, 2014

"Plein Air Festival 2014"
Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA    
Exhibition - May 17– June 28, 2014

Cumberland Society Juried Exhibition 2013
Richland Fine Art
Nashville, TN
Opening reception, October 3, 2013

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
International Marine Art Exhibition
The Maritime Gallery At Mystic Seaport
September 2013

ASMA South Regional Exhibition
Gainesville, GA
June 13 to August 17, 2013

"Plein Air Easton 2013 "
Competition and Arts Festival
Easton, MD
July 15 - 21, 2013

"2013 Juried Salon Show"
Oil Painters Of America
Crooked Tree Arts Center
Petoskey, MI 49770
June 21 - August 31, 2013

"Plein Air Festival 2013"
Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA    
May 6-10, 2013
Exhibition - May 10 June 28, 2013

Finalist
2012/2013 International Salon Competition
Art Renewal Center

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"July Air Monhegan Island" received an
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
at the
2012 Eastern Regional Exhibition
Oil Painters of America
Bennington Center for the Arts

Bennington, Vermont
September 29 - October 28, 2012

International Marine Art Exhibition
The Maritime Gallery At Mystic Seaport
September 2012

Participated in "2012 Plein Air Easton!"
Competition and Arts Festival
Easton, MD July 14 - 22, 2012

CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
Fourteenth Annual Art Of The Portrait Conference
The Portrait Society Of America

Finalist- Figurative Category
Art Renewal Center 2011/2012 ARC Salon

21st Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils
Oil Painters Of America
Evergreen Fine Art Gallery, Evergreen Colorado
June 22 - July 21, 2012

Plein Air Painters Of The Maritime Gallery
The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport
June 12 -16, 2012

"Modern Marine Masters"
The Maritime Gallery At Mystic Seaport
Opening Reception April 28, 2012

"Tranquil Dawn - American Realism"
Solo Exhibit at Chestnut Hill Gallery
Philadelphia, PA
Through November 19th, 2011

International Marine Art Exhibition
The Maritime Gallery At Mystic Seaport
September 2011

THE AMERICAN LIGHTHOUSE Sale & Exhibition -
The Maritime Gallery At Mystic Seaport
- 2011

"Boat," a Group Show of Maine Boats and Harbors
Maine Art , Kennebunkport, ME
July 23 - August 18, 2011

Oil Painters Of America National Exhibition
Devin Galleries, Coeur D' Alene, ID
June 10 - July 9, 2011

32nd Annual Modern Marine Masters Exhibition and Sale
The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport
May 1 - June 12, 2011

Neal Hughes Solo Exhibit
William Ris Gallery

Stone Harbor, NJ August 2010    >>Press In Atlantic City<<

Workshop taught at the Botkins school, Botkins Ohio, April 4-9, 2010 _________________________________________________________________________

    
*Work featured in
American Artist Magazine February 2010

>>AMERICAN ARTIST MAGAZINE ARTICLE<<
>>AMERICAN ARTIST MAGAZINE COVER<<

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Grand Prize Winner
Utrecht 60th Anniversary Art Competition

Selected for the top prize out of over 12,000 entries - Winter Glow - 16x20 Oil on linen
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Three paintings chosen as a finalist in the
Art Renewal Center 2009/2010 ARC Salon
- included in the landscape category:

Windjammers Off Breakwater Light Harbor View - Monhegan Island View of Monhegan

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2 Pieces selected - Honorable Mention & Finalist-
The Artists Magazine Annual Competition

     

- Work featured in December 2009 issue of The Artists Magazine.
The Artists Magazine typically receives between 10,000 and 14,000 entries for their annual competition which has 5 catagories with 6 awards in each category.
View of Monhegan Island - 24x30 Oil on linen - Honorable Mention
Monhegan Sunlight - 22x28 Oil on linen - Finalist

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American Society of Marine Artists - painting demo by Neal Hughes at annual meeting in New Bedford, MA - September, 2009

 

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