SPF17 Calendar of Events
All at Arts Escape except where noted.
July 15 Portrait Artists Submission Deadline - Prospectus in Artist Section below
August 12 Arts Escape Fundraiser at Pine Meadow Gardens - Save the date! This exclusive garden and gala event features portrait demonstrations and a $500 Original Portrait Gift Certificate by a CSOPA artist in the silent auction. Go to ArtsEscape.org for details and to request tickets when they become available. Open to the public.
October 1, 2 pm - 4 pm SPF17 Opening Reception, Awards, Holiday Giving , and Matching Program - See 30 original fine art portraits and meet the artists. Special events include Holiday Portrait Gift Certificates, and a Matching Program for anyone wishing to model for one our artists during the month of October. Pre-registration for the Match Program is FREE and gives you priority selection of an artist. For additional information and to pre-register, click this link:
October, Monday thru Thursday 10 am - 4 pm SPF17 Portrait Artists in Residence Program
Check the ArtsEscape.org calendar to see which CSOPA artist may be working on site. Free and open the public.
October 5: New Britain Museum Face-to-Face Tour - Thursday Field Trip New Britain Museum for a special docent-lead Face-to-Face Portraits Tour. Seniors, students, and general public are invited to join members of The Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists. Museum entry with tour is $15. Museum Tour + Copy Session is $20. We meet at Arts Escape at 10 am to view the CSOPA portrait exhibit together or you can meet us at the museum at 11am. Pre-registration is required. For details and to register, click this clink:
October 14, Live Demos Workshop 1 pm - 4 pm - CSOPA artist creates portraits of a live model. $25 per session. Pre-registration is required. Click this link:
October 28, Saturday Multiple Match Unveilings and Closing Ceremony 12-1pm - See the original head and shoulder portraits created for this event. Free and open to the public.
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