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: info@portraitsociety.org

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

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.   

 

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.

 

Currently, we have State Ambassadors in 32 states.

States currently seeking ambassadors are:  Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, North Dakota, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington D.C., Wisconsin, Wyoming, and International.

 

To become a State Ambassador, please download the application form and email it to allison@portraitsociety.org

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National Coordinator

State Ambassador Program

CHANTEL BARBER

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Special Programs and Outreach 

allison@portraitsociety.org

State Ambassador Staff Liaison

ALLISON GILLIARD

AMBASSADORS BY STATE

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Alabama State Ambassador

MICHAEL

SWANN

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Alaska State Ambassador

DONNA

CATOTTI

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Gilbert, AZ

jeanaes@aol.com

Arizona State Ambassador

JEAN TURNER SMITH

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California State Ambassador

NANCY VAN BUSKIRK

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Old Greenwich, CT

jacksonportraits@aol.com

Connecticut State Ambassador

JEANINE

JACKSON

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Florida State Ambassador

KERRY

VOSLER

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Kentucky State Ambassador

DEBBY

BIRD

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New Orleans, LA

kbsclpt@gmail.com

Louisiana State Ambassador

KIM

BERNADAS

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Winchester, MA

maryclazar@gmail.com

Massachusetts & New Hampshire 

MARY

LAZAR

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Ann Arbor, MI

kmpericson@yahoo.com

Michigan State Ambassador

KATHLEEN ERICSON

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Minnesota State Ambassador

SUZANN

BECK

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Defiance, MO

kaycrain@mac.com

Missouri State Ambassador

KAY

CRAIN

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Lees Summit, MO

tinagarrett@kc.rr.com

Missouri State Ambassador

TINA

GARRETT

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Nebraska State Ambassador

LITTLETON ALSTON

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Las Vegas, NV

larson7067@aol.com

Nevada State Ambassador

ROBERT

LARSON

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New Mexico State Ambassador

TAYLOR

CONLIN

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Long Island City, NY

memoriesinpastel@gmail.com

New York State Ambassador

PATRICIA

BOES

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North Carolina State Ambassador

LUANA LUCONI WINNER

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Cincinnati, OH

marlenesteele@fuse.net

Ohio State Ambassador

MARLENE

STEELE

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Guthrie, OK

dclfineart@aol.com

Oklahoma State Ambassador

DANA COOK LOMBARDO

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Oklahoma State Ambassador

KATHRYN WALKER RICHARDSON

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Portland, OR

tchilless@gmail.com

Oregon State Ambassador

TEDD F.

CHILLESS

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Pennsylvania State Ambassador

DYAN

LAW

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Rhode Island State Ambassador

LEN

DEANGELIS

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South Carolina State Ambassador

JENNIFER HEYD WHARTON

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Luttrell, TN

bullenart@aol.com

Tennessee State Ambassador

BETTY

BULLEN

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Fredericksburg, TX

nora@noradempsey.com

Texas State Ambassador

NORA

DEMPSEY

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Texas & New Mexico

CAROL

FAIRLIE

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Texas State Ambassador

MARY 

HULL

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Texas State Ambassador

RHONDA

LANCLOS

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Corpus Christi, TX

nevarossi1@gmail.com

Texas State Ambassador

NEVA ROSSI

SMOLL

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American Fork, UT

sharilyon@gmail.com

Utah State Ambassador

SHARI

LYON

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Brattleboro, VT

catnunn@comcast.net

Vermont & New Hampshire

CATHERINE

NUNN

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Seattle, WA

rlraab@yahoo.com

Washington State Ambassador

ROBERT L.

RAAB

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Shepherdstown, WV

sharpmayer@gmail.com

West Virginia State Ambassador

ANN 

SHARP

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