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The website of the National Acrylic Painters’ Association.  A non-profit making group organised by artists for artists
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Established 1n 1985
The National Acrylic Painters’ Association   
NAPA Membership
Benefits of becoming a member of NAPA. An opportunity to exhibit up to 6 pieces of work in at least one annual national show alongside other artists working in acrylics. This year sees our 11th visit to The Crypt Gallery, St Ives Cornwall, the home of The St Ives Society of Artists. We are once again  delighted to be part of an exciting and illustrious tradition of artists who have shown their work in The Crypt, including Sven Berlin, Peter Lanyon, Barbara Hepworth, Brian Wynter, Wilhelmina Barnes- Graham, John Wells, Guido Morris and Patrick Heron. Several awards are presented at each exhibition for outstanding works selected by an independent art practitioner. Awards are sponsored by; Global Art Supplies,  Pro-Arte,  The Grandmasters of Fine Art,  The Artist's Publishing Company and Daler Rowney  and the association's own awards; The Napa President's Award,  The Adrian Henri Memorial Award, The David Hillhouse Memorial Award. The Kenneth Hodgson Memorial Award. Members are also represented on the Napa website  www.napauk.com . Each member is invited to include up to 6 images of their work on their individual page, with an artist's statement and links to their own webpages with email contact address and a phone contact number. Napa members are able to submit their details to Who's Who in Art for inclusion in their annual directory of artists. How to apply: Send 6 photos, slides or jpegs to NAPA, either by post or as an email attachment, with a statement explaining your involvement in using acrylic paint, your experience in the arts and any qualifications or awards that you may have gained. Please also send a cheque for £15 to cover application fee.
Annual membership fee   (to be paid at the end of May)    £45.00 (Anyone joining after 31st November pays no fee until the following May).