Carson exhibits at The McBride Gallery

Published 2:57 pm Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Saluda artist Jim Carson had one of his paintings accepted to the Oil Painters of America (OPA)

“Social at the Tailgate” by Jim Carson

“Social at the Tailgate” by Jim Carson

Eastern Regional Juried Exhibition for Traditional Oils, to be held at The McBride Gallery in Annapolis, Md., on Oct. 20-Nov.17. The opening reception will be at the gallery on Oct. 20.

The selected painting is titled “Social at the Tailgate,” and is a local scene of the Saluda Friday afternoon tailgate market.

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The OPA has more than 4,000 artists throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Founded in 1991, the OPA is dedicated to preserving and promoting excellence in representational art.

Carson’s work can be found locally at Skyuka Gallery in Tryon, Wickwire Gallery in Hendersonville and The Purple Onion in Saluda.

Carson’s next plein air workshop is Oct. 24-26, in Saluda.

For more information, email, call 828 7493702 or visit

– article submitted by Jim Carson