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Paula Holtzclaw


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"I choose to paint what is beautiful and meaningful, knowing that this act of celebrating and communicating the beauty in this world has the power to uplift and inspire."

Autumn Moon North Carolina artist Paula Holtzclaw has gained a national reputation for her ability to capture the drama of nature on canvas. Light-filled paintings of pristine, undeveloped landscapes are executed with a unique blend of classical realism and impressionism, while her still life paintings demonstrate a love of the Old Masters' works. Holtzclaw's paintings have been included in many national juried and museum exhibitions. Museum venues include the Haggin Museum, Gilcrease Museum, Booth Western Art Museum, Muscarelle Museum of Art, the Tucson Desert Museum, and the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum.

Paula has been the recipient of notable awards including:
Award of Excellence, American Women Artists National 2019
Third Place - Master's Division, Women Artists of the West National 2019
The F & M Bank Purchase Award, American Women Artists National 2018
First Place, Nautical Show, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, 2017
Best Landscape, National Oil and Acrylic Painter's Society, 2016
Best in Show, Women Painters of the Southeast Exhibition, 2015

PUBLICATIONS:
Most recent publication profiles of Paula and her work include the January 2019 issue of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine's feature, "Today's Masters," and the April 2019 issue of Art of the West Magazine, showcasing Holtzclaw and her studio. Paula has also been featured in various other arts publications including American Artist magazine, the American Society of Marine Artists News & Journal, Charleston Style & Design Magazine, Today's Charlotte Woman Magazine, and Fine Art Connoisseur.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & HONORS:
Holtzclaw is a Master Member of American Women Artists (AWA), and Master Member of the Women Artists of the West (WAOW). She holds Signature Memberships in numerous prestigious art organizations and societies including: Oil Painters of America (OPA)American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA)American Impressionist Society (AIS)National Oil and Acrylic Painter's Society (NOAPS).

By invitation, Holtzclaw is an artist member of the Salmagundi Club of New York and the Plein Air Painters of the SouthEast (PAP-SE). Paula is often called upon to serve as an entry and awards juror for regional and national exhibitions. Holtzclaw served on the Executive Board of American Women Artists from 2012-2019, a 501 (c) (3) educational nonprofit organization, dedicated to the advancement of women through the arts.

Breaking Light
Breaking Light
Peace Like a River
Peace Like a River
The Point
The Point
Creekside at Dusk
Creekside at Dusk
Moonlit Harbor
Moonlit Harbor
Prelude
Prelude
Sunset Over the Dunes
Sunset Over the Dunes
Boca Sunset
Boca Sunset
Meditations
Meditations

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