About

The Open Studios Press was founded in 1993 as a vehicle for facilitating contact between artists and art enthusiasts. To date, our critically acclaimed periodical, New American Paintings, has featured the work of more than three thousand painters from throughout the United States, many of whom have gone on to receive international attention. The publication benefits artists and viewers alike. While included painters receive international exposure, those with an interest in contemporary painting are provided with an invaluable resource for discovering new artistic talent.

New American Paintings is a juried exhibition-in-print. Each museum-quality issue results from a highly selective juried competition and presents the work of forty painters. Thousands of artists enter our competitions every year, but only a limited number make it through the jurying process. We work closely with renowned curators in order to select those artists whose work deserves to be seen by a wider audience. Unlike other art publications, New American Paintings does not discriminate by style or yield to art-world trends.

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Editor/Publisher: Steven T. Zevitas
Associate Publisher: Andrew Katz
Designer/Production Manager: Kayelani Ortiz
Communications Manager: Alexa Kinne
Copy Editor: Lucy Flint

Regular Blog Contributors

Ellen C. Caldwell
Matt Smith Chavez
Brian Fee
Nadiah Fellah
Erin Langner
Claude Smith
Stephanie Cristello