Life Studio Weekends / Members Only

NEW in 2023—Members Only Life Studio Weekends. What’s this about? Working from life, whether it’s figurative or still life, is the best way to improve your artwork and find your own style. But most … Read More

Two-Day Still Life Workshop with Marc Chatov—March 18-19, 2023

Above: Quiet Melody by Marc Chatov Workshop Fee: Members–$290 and Non-Members— $320 Dates: Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19.  From 9am to 4pm, with a break for lunch. Workshop Location: The Shallowford Annex at 4470 … Read More

Three-Day Workshop with Sandra Sanchez October 14-16, 2023

ABOUT Sandra Sanchez:         Sandra Sanchez is a contemporary portrait artist from Los Angeles County and is currently based in Orange County, California. Ever since visiting the Getty Museum as a … Read More

Workshop – Mary Qian in Atlanta for a Three-Day Portrait Workshop September 22-24, 2022

ABOUT Mary Qian: Qian’s love of painting shines through in her figurative canvases, which present seemingly unposed subjects that somehow feel vibrantly alive. To read more about Mary Qian, visit http://www.maryqian.com/ “My best paintings happen … Read More

Features: A Master of Portrayal—An Interview with Jon deMartin

By Amanda D. Mattison Jon deMartin is a storyteller. Whether his affinity for the narrative emerged out of his natural propensity toward image-making as a child or his focused study as a film student … Read More

Features: Commemorating the Recent Passing of Four Legendary PSA Friends

By Suzanne Lavone Smith and Nancy Honea In addition to being inspiring teachers and benevolent jurors, these highly respected professional artists who recently passed away were valued friends of the Portrait Society of Atlanta over … Read More

Features: Looking back, moving forward.

Achieving a 40th Anniversary is a big event. To mark the occasion, the Portrait Society of Atlanta celebrated with a catered banquet in November 2019. The evening began with a silent art auction, followed … Read More

Features: Behind the Scenes, PSA Volunteer Profiles

By Mary Ellen Brantley and Margaret Ann Garrett The Portrait Society of Atlanta is an all-volunteer organization and depends on members to continue our educational mission. Though it may appear seamless, each program, meeting, workshop, … Read More