A Tribute to Lora Hill Earnhardt

MEMBER OF MERIT • EXECUTIVE BOARD DIRECTOR • PAST PRESIDENT January 18, 1947 — September 11, 2023 by Suzanne Lavone Smith, Advisory Board Member As 2023 marked Lora Hill’s 20th year on the Executive … Read More

Portrait Society of Atlanta 2023 Fall Open Juried Exhibition

ABOVE: 2023 Spring Open Exhibition Award Winners, L to R: First Place, Adam the Violinist by Linda Maphet; Second Place, Money for Nothing Chicks for Free by Michele Smither; Third Place, Baby by Eric … Read More

In Memory of Damon Carter

September 4, 1938 — July 26, 2023 MEMBER OF MERIT | ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER | PAST PRESIDENT 1993-95 Damon loved the process of painting.He believed that Picasso said it best with this quote:“Art washes … Read More

FOLIO Member Spotlight – June Blackstock: Reaching the Soul

Interview by Luana Luconi Winner for FOLIO Magazine of the Portrait Society of Atlanta “Even with posthumous portraits I seek out people who knew them and can give me insights into the person they … Read More

Angela Babby: Master of Portraits in Glass

By Betty Beer “Zanzanie lega lyecheca mi manil, Khiya nape unjkitha tunweya” “Glass sparkles like water in the wilderness.  Her hand our guide” * Angela Babby is a master of the portrait in the … Read More

A Portrait’s Journey Home

By Michael L Strickland The portrait of Sister Michelle Carroll, R.S.M. (1921-2018) by prominent Atlanta artist Clyde Burnette (1923-2013), is a story of journeys and connections. The oil portrait, measuring approximately 40 by 30 … Read More

Portrait Society of Atlanta 2023 SPRING Open Juried Exhibition

(ABOVE: 2022 Fall Member’s Only Exhibition Awards. Above left—First Place, Everett Raymond Kinstler by Lora Hill; top right—Second Place, Jake by Jennifer Stallone Riddell; below right—Third Place, Corinne’s World by Mary Villon de Benveniste. … Read More

Portrait Society of Atlanta 2022 Fall Members Only Juried Exhibition

Fall 2022 Juror: Thomas Caleb Goggans Location: Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Center September 15 thru October 31, 2022 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta, GA 30068 About the Juror:  Thomas Caleb Goggans has been … Read More

Paint Like a Master with Mike Wimmer

By Ashley Hawkins Stewart The Portrait Society of Atlanta recently hosted a workshop taught by Mike Wimmer, award-winning illustrator, portrait artist, and art professor currently teaching in Savannah. Held at the spacious North Shallowford Road … Read More

Finding Color Harmony with Carol Baxter Kirby

By Ashley Hawkins Stewart The Portrait Society happily welcomed members to its first in-person meeting in almost two years. Held at the North Shallowford Annex in Dunwoody, the meeting was very well attended by … Read More

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