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. 

Phone Toll-Free: 1-877-772-4321  •  Fax: 1-850-222-7890  •  Email:

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 11272, Tallahassee, FL 32302 Shipping Address: 1109 S. Magnolia Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32301

December 3, 2019

This article appeared in the 1st Quarter 2019 The Art of the Portrait Journal publication. 

Mary Sauer has carefully cultivated her talent through her work, and it shows. It was Mary’s exquisite use of color and confident, natural brushwork that immediately drew me...

July 16, 2019

As artists we are acutely attuned to our surroundings. The world around us – including the space we choose to work in – can be as essential to our process as our concepts or materials. Our workspace can enhance or hinder creativity, influencing our work and affecting o...

December 27, 2018

Most of us are familiar with great works of art housed at museums across the globe like the Girl with the Pearl Earring at the Hague, Venus de Milo at the Louvre, and the Creation of Adam at the Vatican. We also likely know of masterpieces across the United States: Mad...

July 31, 2018

The love of learning has always been a powerful motivator for artists. The methods we use to gather knowledge and hone our skills are as diverse and creative as the artwork we produce. For many, the primary drive to create comes from the learning process rather than th...

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