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2014 The Art of the Portrait Conference


Register today for our sixteenth annual conference, spaces are filling quickly and we expect to be sold out soon. Spend the weekend of April 24-27, 2014 with fellow artists enjoying opportunities to participate in classes and workshops, technical discussions and lectures, shop direct from top of the line art materials manufacturers, receive one-on-one critiques from faculty, network with artists and agents, travel to area museums and visit with friends, new and old. 

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    Introducing our 2014 Faculty

    Sam Adoquei
    Juliette Aristides
    Ryan Brown
    Scott Burdick
    Wende Caporale
    Ellen Cooper
    Virgil Elliott
    Rose Frantzen
    Max Ginsburg
    Daniel Greene
    James Gurney
    Jeffrey Hein
    Quang Ho
    Edward Jonas
    David Kassan
    Everett Raymond Kinstler
    Robert Liberace
    Susan Lyon
    Michael Shane Neal
    Paul Newton
    Alicia Ponzio
    Tony Pro
    Mardie Rees
    Anthony Ryder
    Rhoda Sherbell
    Burton Silverman
    Daniel Sprick
    Sharon Sprung
    Alexey Steele
    Jennifer Welty
    Dawn Whitelaw
    Mary Whyte

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    Conference Brochure

    The 2014 Conference Brochure is now avalable. click the button below to download it. 

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    Conference Tuition
    $435 Members - $515 Non-Members
    Four Easy Ways to Register
    1. Phone             Toll-free 1-877-772-4321 or 850-878-9996
    2. On Line            www.portraitsociety.org
    3. Mail                 P.O. Box 11272, Tallahassee, FL 32302
    4. Fax                  1-850-222-7890
    Register early, seating capacity is limited and we anticipate another sold-out event.  

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    Don’t miss a single minute of the program. By staying at the Hyatt Regency Reston Hotel where all of our programs take place, you’ll be at the center of all the activity. Call toll-free 1-888-421-1442 for reservations and ask for the Portrait Society special conference discounted rate of $139 per night . This rate is valid until April 2, 2014 or until the hotel is fully booked.

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    At the conference, you will have the opportunity to invigorate your art supply shelf and survey the latest art products from leading manufacturers as they host displays and demonstration of their newest materials. See a list of this year's vendors  by clicking the button below.

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    The closest airport to our host hotel, the Hyatt Regency Reston is Washington Dulles International . A complimentary shuttle arrives at the top of each hour, at curbs 2A and 2H, between 6:00am-10:00pm.  If you are driving the Hyatt Regency Reston is located at 1800 Presidents Street, Reston, Virginia and self-parking is $5 overnight.

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    The 2014 The Art of the Portrait is being held April 24-27, 2014, just outside Washington, D.C. at the Hyatt Regency Reston.  Our program will offer a wealth of information and experiences for attendees.  Early registration is now open and the full schedule will be posted before November 1, 2013.
    Click the link below to see a copy of the 2013 schedule for your review.

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    See a list of all of our 2014 conference sponsors.