Mari Hulik, Louvre copyist and Parsons Assoc. Director, presented a historical overview of the fine art of portraiture. This one-hour lecture and slide presentation took place in the gallery at SoundWaters Community Center. Attendees where challenged to ask themselves "Why paint the portrait?" as answers through history were reviewed...
Outdoor Live Model Session: Saturday August 17, 1pm to 4pm. Public viewed CSOPA artists at work. Painting "en plein air" challenged CSOPA members to paint using natural light.
Teen Model, Colleen Rose, was inspiring. She also appears in the September issue of "17 Magazine."
*A portion of proceeds from lecture and model session benefited SoundWaters, a nonprofit environmental educational organization.
SoundWaters is a nonprofit organization that protects Long Island Sound and its watershed through education. See below for directions or click here: SoundWaters
"Faces of Summer ~ A Portrait Festival" attendees to enjoyed the beautiful facilities of Cove Island Park and SoundWaters Community Center for Environmental Education.
Portraits Inc. veterans ARIANE BEIGNEUX and ROBERT ANDERSON
Awards were presented at the well-attended opening reception August 16, 2002.