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The PAPA Gallery

Open Hours

Tues – Sat: 11am – 3 pm
Other times by appointment only.

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Wandering

Wandering

"Happy Wanderer" is this aptly titled offering by Jean Lorrah, painted in response to the challenge word Wandering. You can see this and several other interpretations of that word in the special challenge section of the gallery or on our website....

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The Much Anticipated Miniature Art Sale Begins

The Much Anticipated Miniature Art Sale Begins

The Paducah Area Painters Alliance begins their annual fundraising event starting on this Saturday, Nov 19. As usual, Santa's artist elves have been busily creating original works for the effort. Pick one of these little gems and take it home in...

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Hands

Hands

We use our hands so much we may take them for granted, but have you ever stopped to consider their beauty? Artists at the PAPA Gallery took on that challenge and you can see the results in our special challenge exhibit during the month of November....

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November 2022 Featured Artist – Dale Houseworth

November 2022 Featured Artist – Dale Houseworth

Dale, a Southern Illinois native, began his fascination with art while watching local artist Sue Stotlar do a quick pastel portrait demonstration from a live model when he was in high school. He felt it was nothing short of remarkable, as she captured both the likeness of the model, and the colors. Other than the basics...

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READ ABOUT

Our Story

In 1991, a small group of Paducah painters realized a common need. They wanted to learn more about fine art and painting. Led by master artist and long-time Paducah resident, the late Clyde H. Lawter Jr, the group began meeting, sharing, learning, and growing!

A short time later, the group incorporated as a non-profit organization and were officially named PAPA – Paducah Area Painters Alliance.

The PAPA Gallery on Broadway opened in 1998, providing the perfect place to show their work and share their stories. Some members of that original ‘charter group’ are still painting and showing their work today, joined by many more artists from our surrounding region. That same spirit of camaraderie exists at PAPA today and we continue to find ways to share art with each other and our community.

Clyde H Lawter, Jr
Founding Member    

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Our Purpose

PAPA endeavors to bring together artists to encourage, motivate, educate, and promote them, and to promote the art of painting in particular. A principal goal is to increase sociability and friendship among its members. Whenever resources allow, PAPA will provide a theatre to display member’s art – both in the gallery on Broadway, online on our website, and in the community.

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Our Board

Dutch Thurman, President

Gerry Marcum, Vice President

Jenny Fuller, Executive Director

Diane Bay, Program Coordinator

Brenda Foster, Treasurer

Cindy McLaren, Secretary

Mark Cope

Sandi Johnson

John McLaren

Chad Nelson

Dale Houseworth

Rebecca Mueller-Williams

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Address

124 Broadway St
Paducah, KY 42001, USA
(270) 575-3544

Open Hours

Tuesday – Saturday: 11am – 3pm
Other times by appointment only.
Call (270) 519-3198 for appt.

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