***CONFERENCE RESCHEDULED - August 27-30, 2020***
The Art of the Portrait Conference
Due to COVID-19, The Art of the Portrait conference has been rescheduled to August 27-30, 2020.
We are excited to release the schedule for the 2020 Conference in Orlando, FL! Click the button below to view the schedule as a PDF.
It's easy to register online.
Join us in Orlando, Florida, August 27-30, 2020 to celebrate twenty-two years of the traditions and aesthetics of fine art portraiture and figurative art with artists from around the world. We are excited to announce the current list of faculty:
Leslie Adams, Anna Rose Bain, Gwenneth Barth-White, Suchitra Bhosle, Kevin Chambers, Casey Childs, Joseph Daily, Michelle Dunaway, Kerry Dunn, Tina Garrett, Seth Haverkamp, Jeff Hein, Quang Ho, Edward Jonas, Robert Liberace, Susan Lyon, Dean Mitchell, Michael Shane Neal, Richard C. Nelson, Paul Newton, Teresa Oaxaca, Alicia Ponzio, Mary Qian, Mardie Rees, Daniel Sprick, Adrienne Stein, Dawn Whitelaw, Mary Whyte, and Elizabeth Zanzinger.
Conference Schedule Highlights:
Pre-conference drawing workshops with Robert Liberace, Michelle Dunaway, and Alicia Ponzio
Face-Off event featuring 18 faculty artists
Sales of Art Materials and Products
Mainstage demos featuring faculty artists
Nightly drawing studio time
Sculpting and painting demos in the Grand Foyer
Faculty artist book signings
Portfolio critiques by faculty artists
2020 Gala and Awards Banquet
A recent attendee said it best:
"This was my first time attending and I met the most beautiful and insanely talented people. Everyone, from attendees to veteran artists, were so kind and willing to share whatever was asked of them. I learned enough to fill a million canvases and I made lifelong friends."
The Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista will be the host hotel for the largest event in America today featured solely on the art of the portrait and figurative work. Whether you are a professional full-time artist or you desire to take your art to the next level, we have a program to benefit you.
Member Tuition is only $535 (includes all classes except banquet and pre-conference workshops)
Non-Member Tuition is only $635 (includes all classes except banquet and pre-conference workshops)
Questions? Call 1-877-772-4321
Tuition Cancellation Policy: Notify the Portrait Society before June 15, 2020 to receive a full refund. After June 15, 2020, an educational credit will be issued for your tuition less a $100 cancellation fee. Banquet tickets are non-refundable.
Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
Disney Springs in Orlando, FL
Make your reservation today! Staying at our host hotel, the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista located in the Walt Disney World Resort, is the most convenient way to experience the 2020 The Art of the Portrait conference.
Portrait Society conference rate: $129 per night
Conference dates: August 27-30, 2020
(Rate extended 2 days before and 2 days after)
Call Toll-Free for at 1-800-782-4414 (use reference code ART for the group rate) or to reserve online click below: