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State Ambassador Outreach Program

In 2003, the State Ambassador Outreach Program was created as an effort to increase the personal contact between the Portrait Society of America's growing membership and the organization. Each State Ambassador serves as a resource for members and interested artists, providing information about the Portrait Society, educational workshops and classes, mentors, museum exhibitions and all things related to the discipline of portraiture within their state.   


Currently, we have State Ambassadors in 40 states and 3 continents.

States currently seeking ambassadors are:  Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Iowa, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, and International regions of Canada, Africa and Asia.


To become a State Ambassador, please click "Apply Now" to fill out the application online. 


State Ambassador Mission Statement:

Through the development of the State Ambassador position, it is the goal of the Portrait Society of America to create a greater awareness of portrait and/or figurative art, and to inspire interested artists toward consistent improvements in methods and techniques. It is the hope of the Portrait Society of America that through this type of effort, portrait and/or figurative art can achieve a greater level of appreciation and understanding among all.

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National Coordinator

Valrico, FL

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State Ambassador Staff Liaison

Special Programs and Outreach

Ambassadors By State

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Alaska State Ambassador

Haines, AK

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Alaska State Ambassador

Wasilla, AK

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Arizona State Ambassador

Gilbert, AZ

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California State Ambassador

San Clemente, CA

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California State Ambassador

Lake Arrowhead, CA

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Colorado State Ambassador

Windsor, CO

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Connecticut State Ambassador

Old Greenwich, CT

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Delaware State Ambassador

Wilmington, DE

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Florida State Ambassador

Umatilla, FL

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Florida State Ambassador

Orange Park, FL

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Hawaii State Ambassador

Kailua, HI

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Idaho State Ambassador

Meridian, ID

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Illinois State Ambassador

Willowbrook, IL

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Indiana State Ambassador

Greenwood, IN

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Kentucky State Ambassador

Louisville, KY

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Louisiana State Ambassador

New Orleans, LA

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Massachusetts & New Hampshire 

Elkins, NH

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Michigan State Ambassador

Ann Arbor, MI

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Michigan State Ambassador

Petoskey, MI

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Minnesota State Ambassador

Crystal, MN

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Western Missouri & Kansas 

Excelsior Springs, MO

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Western Missouri & Kansas

Parkville, MO

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Nebraska State Ambassador

Omaha, NE

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Nebraska State Ambassador

Omaha, NE

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Nevada State Ambassador

Carson City, NV

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New Jersey State Ambassador

Metuchen, NJ

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New York State Ambassador

Long Island City, NY

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North Carolina State Ambassador

Raleigh, NC

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Ohio State Ambassador

Cincinnati, OH

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Oklahoma State Ambassador

Oklahoma City, OK

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Oregon State Ambassador

Newberg, OR

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Pennsylvania State Ambassador

Greencastle, PA

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Rhode Island State Ambassador

Newport, RI

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South Carolina State Ambassador

Beaufort, SC

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Tennessee State Ambassador

Luttrell, TN

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Texas State Ambassador

Fredericksburg, TX

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Texas & New Mexico

Alpine, TX

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Texas State Ambassador

Lewisville, TX

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Texas State Ambassador

Sugar Land, TX

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Utah State Ambassador

Vineyard, UT

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Vermont & New Hampshire

Brattleboro, VT

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Virginia/Washington, DC

Arlington, VA

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Washington State Ambassador

Stanwood, WA


Wisconsin State Ambassador

Viroqua, WI

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Australia & New Zealand

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Europe Ambassador

Munich, Germany

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