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Artist Penny Billings


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Biography


Penny Billings works in a unique style of contemporary realism.  Her award-winning tonalist oil paintings capture the constantly shifting light and mood of today’s varied American landscape.
 
Billings has been elected to juried artist membership in the Salmagundi Club and the American Artists Professional League in New York (where she has been honored as an elected Fellow) and the Copley Society of Art in Boston (where she currently chairs the Art Committee and previously chaired the Membership Committee).  She is also a member of American Women Artists and the California Art Club.
 
Her oil paintings have been recognized nationally and internationally in juried art competitions and commercial art gallery installations, where they have exhibited in solo and group shows, including exhibitions at the National Arts Club and the Salmagundi Club in New York, and at the Boston International Fine Art Show, the Copley Society of Art, the Guild of Boston Artists, and the Massachusetts State House in Boston.
Billings's luminous paintings have been international finalists many times in the Art Renewal Center’s International ARC Salon and The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition.  Her work received the highest award for landscape oil painting in the American Artists Professional League’s 85th Grand National Exhibition in New York, and additional awards in both its 87th & 89th Grand National Exhibitions.  Billings has also won national prizes in the Audubon Artists’ National Exhibition, in the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club at the National Arts Club in New York, and in the Academic Artists Association’s National Exhibition of Contemporary Realism in Art.
 

Billings serves as a juror for art competitions, and her own work has been juried into additional national competitions of the Allied Artists of America, the American Impressionist Society, American Women Artists, and the Salmagundi Club, among others.  Her paintings have been selected several times for the Salon [...]

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