2016 Artists Overview

Marc Hanson

Longmont, CO   

Marc Hanson is returning to OPAI in 2016. He is a winner of the Oil Painters of Amercia Bronze Medal for oil painting in the 2011 OPA National Exhibition.  He was awarded 'The Francesca Kerpel Wenger Award ‘Best Sense of Place' at the Olmsted Plein Air Invitational, 2015; and included in the Virtuosos of the OPA Exhibition at the Salamagundi Club in 2015. Mr. Hanson was awarded Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters Best of Show in Grand Teton National Park 2014. At the Door County Plein Air Festival Mr. Hanson won First Place in 2013, both Artists’ Choice and Best of Show in 2012, and Featured Artist of the Year in 2011. 


He is a Painters of America OPA Signature Member.


Recent publications featuring Mr. Hanson’s work include Plein Air Magazine Feature and Cover 2013 and Southwest Art Magazine Feature and Cover 2012. Mr. Hanson has appeared in American Art Collector, Creative Convergence 2010, 2011.