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2023 The Art of the Portrait Conference ~ May 11-14, 2023 ~ Washington, D.C.

Back to where it all started!

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Celebrating a quarter century of a passion for the portrait, The Art of the Portrait conference will be held May 11-14, 2023 in Washington, D.C. We are making BIG plans for a GRAND event, and you will want to be a part of this historical gathering.


We will be unveiling a new program format, adding new speakers, and adding more time to paint and draw. Secure your spot and lock in a 10% Discount until August 1, 2022, by clicking the Register Now button below.

2023 Faculty: TO BE ANNOUNCED

Have Questions? Call toll-free 1-877-772-4321 to have your questions answered by the Portrait Society of America staff. 

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Tuition ~ 10% off until August 1

Full tuition rates for the conference is $550.00 for members and $650.00 for non-members. Want to receive 10% off your tuition? Then register before August 1, 2022 to lock in this discount rate! 

10% Discount Tuition Rates:

Member rate:  $495.00 (savings of $55.00)

Non-Member rate:  $585.00 (savings of $65.00)

New this year: For only $100 more, you can add 90 days of unlimited video re-watch on demand of all of the programs. 

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Hyatt Regency Reston

1800 Presidents Street, Reston, VA 20190

Tel: (703) 709-1234


Group Code: G-POR5

Portrait Society conference rate: $145/night

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Stay tuned for our 2023 schedule to be released featuring a new program format with new speakers. 

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Interested in attending the conference on a scholarship? Apply today to receive one of the two types of scholarships offered by the Portrait Society:  

  1. The Gordon Wetmore Legacy Scholarship is awarded annually for a college or atelier student. This scholarship provides tuition, 1/2 of a shared room and a travel allowance.

  2. Twenty tuition-only scholarships are awarded for artists to attend the annual conference. 

Simply click on the button above to submit three images and a 300-word statement no later than January 30, 2023.