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2012 Fall Portrait Academy
2012 Fall Portrait Academy

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When: Friday, November 2, 2012 - Saturday, November 3, 2012

Sign up today for the Miami Portrait Academy! 

  • Walk in the footsteps of John Singer Sargent
  • Visit the Historic Vizcaya Museum
  • Improve your studio painting skills by challenging yourself outdoors
  • Watch as Hodges Soileau demonstrates at the beautiful Fairchild Garden
  • Meet fellow artists from around the country 

The Portrait Society is pleased to present the 2012 Miami Portrait Academy, sponsored by the Miami Arts and Entertainment Council and the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. This two day event includes an illustrated lecture by artist and professor David Chang about John Singer Sargent, a plein air painting demonstration by Hodges Soileau at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and a plein air painting workshop on the grounds of Vizcaya Museum and Gardens under the instruction of Hodges Soileau, David Chang and Kerry Vosler.


Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to observe and learn in the beautiful surroundings of the Fairchild and Vizcaya Gardens. We offer a flexible format that will allow you to attend the Friday program only ($45) or sign up for the full program ($159)  which includes the Friday lecture and demonstration and the Saturday plein air workshop. 

For more information, a program schedule, or to register click here. Or, call our toll free number at 1.877.772.4321. 

         Phone: Call toll free 1.877.772.4321 and provide your Visa or MasterCard

         Online:  Click here to register online 

To request a registration form be sent to you by mail or by email, send your information to Carolyn Tarpley at Carolyn@portraitsociety.org.

This event is Sponsored by the Miami Arts & Entertainment Council and the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.


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