2017 Officers of APA
President Steven Napper
Vice President Alice Leese
Secretary Fritzi Heron
Treasurer Marvin Stevenson
The American Plains Artists Charter Members
The American Plains Artists or APA was first organized in 1982 as a small group of artists who banded together to highlight through their art, the variety to be found in the vast region known as the American Plains. The following artists were at the first meeting of the APA that was held in Denver City, Texas, and they became the Charter Members of this organization.
Herb Bryant Bill Craig Bob Chennault Ann Hartman
Jammey Huggins Ginnie Seifert Marvin Stevenson Lovella Todd
The American Plains Artists Signature Members
Signature Membership which is limited and involves first an invitation from the Executive Committee to qualifying Associate Members, explaining the benefits and added responsibilities associated with Signature status. Only Associate Members who have been juried into three annual membership shows and are in good standing will be considered. Acceptance and confirmation of Signature status allows the artist to use the APA designation on their artwork as well as being eligible to hold office. The following artists have achieved this status.
Kathy Anderson Cliff Barnes Pam Bunch Bob Coffee Barbara S. Edwards
Glen Edwards Jean G. Green Debra J. Groesser Fritzi Heron M.S. Hollis Jammey Huggins
Mike Irvin H. R. Kaiser Mary Lambeth Alice Leese Carol Lundeen Mike Mahon
J. I. McElroy Judith Moore-Knapp Steven Napper Eileen Nistler Anne Peyton Barron Postmus
Cheryl Roush Ken Rowland Tamara Rymer Bill Scheidt William A. Schneider Marvin Stevenson
Sherry Blanchard Stuart Cecy Turner Burneta Venosdel Don Weller
The American Plains Artists Emeritus Members
Emeritus Membership is an honorary membership for individuals who are artists, but are not part of the artist membership. This may be conferred by the membership with nomination and a majority vote of members present at the annual meeting. This catagory of membership is a way of recognizing individuals for outstanding service in advancing the purpose of the APA.
All of the following artists were Signature Artists of the APA and contributed immensely to this organization.
Clyde Heron Karen Brown Helen Clements Barbara Earwood Ann Lane Dawn Weimer
The American Plains Artists Associate Members
Associate Membership is acquired by paying fees as set in the APA Administrative Policies. These members will
receive all newsletters, invitations and show prospectus. They are as follows:
Kristen Abramson Matt Atkinson Mary Ann Bartman Victor Blakey Gary Byrd Keoni Carlson
Pat Carney Susan Carson Mary Ann Cherry Patrick "Pat" Childress Beth Cole
Patrice Dello-Russo David Dorsey Jess Drake Will Ersland Yvonne Evans Joseph Fama
Freda de Odis Flatt Jan Fontecchio Tim Goss Linda Gulinson Terry Hager Sarah Harless
Tim Harmon Jay Hester Helen Howerton Jennifer Hunter Sandy Ingram Andrew Knez Jr.
Patsy E. Lane Chris Lange Skeeter Leard Patsy Lindamood Dana Cook Lombardo Karla Brady Massingill
Michael Melson Mary Michael Layne Mills Carolyn Mock Pat Moberley Moore Rita Morris
Jack Moss Dick Mueller Michael Nail Mejo Okon Judy Osburn Mary Lou Pape Charlene Parenteau
Karen Petrovich Bob Rea Daniel Rolf Drew Sarka Gerry Schapleski Melody Sears Kathy Sigle
Sandy Sliger Louise Thies T. W. Vanya Terri Wagner Carlene C. Wallace Paul Walsh Phyllis Waltman
Gary Ward Jill Westbrook Pamela Winters Bennie Woods
You may become an associate member of the American Plains Artist by contacting
Fritzi Heron, APA Secretary/Treasurer by email: Fritzi Heron, APA Secretary:<firstname.lastname@example.org>
Although you may join at any time, the yearly dues are payable each year at the time of entry into the yearly show.
The yearly dues are $35.00 and you must send your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, and check to:
American Plains Artists c/o Fritzi Heron APA Secretary/Treasurer PO Box 14607 Odessa, Texas 79768