The Portrait Society of America is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, founded in February 1998

to further the traditions of fine art portraiture and figurative art. 

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2019 The Art of the Portrait Tri-State Exhibition

September 12 - November 21, 2019

Gaylord-Pickens Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

A tri-state exhibition curated by the Portrait Society of America showcasing portraiture and figurative work created by artists residing in Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas.

Thirty-five works by artists residing in Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas are on display now at The Art of the Portrait Tri-State Exhibition, a juried exhibition and sale of work focused on the figure at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum, home of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City, OK. This exhibition is in conjunction with the 2019 Fall Portrait Academy hosted at The Oklahoma Hall of Fame on October 4 and 5, 2019. 

Congratulations to the 1st through 4th Place Winners:

First Place

Sponsored by Jack Richeson & Co., Inc.
Chell Vassallo
Self Portrait, charcoal, 30 x 15"

Second Place

Sponsored by Raymar Art, Inc. 
Teresa Elliott
Brink, oil, 20 x 16"

Third Place

Sponsored by Scottsdale Artists' School
Amy Werntz

TJ 1, oil, 9.75 x 7.75"

Fourth Place

Sponsored by Silver Brush Limited
Barbara Pence
Ooooh!, oil, 14 x 11"

McCreery Jordan

Shana Levenson

Cheng Lian

Gini Morelock Bosco

Sylvia Nitti

Julie Olds

Barbara Pence

Coulter Prehm

John Reger

Daryl Reimer

Cathy  Rowten

Behnaz Sohrabian

Allison Streett

Chell Vassallo

Daniela Werneck

Amy Werntz

Robin Williamson

Hannah Wu

Featured Artists

Deborah Allison

JaNeil Anderson

Suzie Baker

Michael Bergt

Phil Boatwright

Johnny Bone

Mary Ross Buchholz

Juan Cantavella

Carol Devereaux

Marilyn Drake

Teresa Elliott

Eddie Filer

Denise Fulton

Michael Gillespie

Vicky Gooch

Barbara Hack

Susan Hotard

Thank You to Our Award Sponsors

Reception & Awards

Winners were awarded prizes of cash and art materials provided by Portrait Society of America sponsors on October 4, 2019.

  • First Place— $2,500  ($1,500 cash, $1,000 material award sponsored by Jack Richeson & Co., Inc.)

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  • Third Place— $750 ($500 cash, $250 material award sponsored by Scottsdale Artists' School)

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  • Second Place—$1,500 ($1,000 cash, $500 material award sponsored by Raymar Art, Inc.)

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  • Fourth Place—$500  ($250 cash, $250 material award sponsored by Silver Brush Limited)

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Deborah Allison