Application Deadline September 1, 2014
Signature Status recognizes those practicing and accomplished artists who are dedicated to the educational mission and high aesthetic standards of the Portrait Society of America. The artist's work must consistently demonstrate a high level of skill and sophistication of aesthetics. This honorary status grants the right to use the initials of the organization (PSS-Portrait Society Signature) on all personally created works as an indication of our harmonious high standards and goals, to create, to advance and to share.
Criterion for Honorary Designation
To qualify for Signature application the artist's work must demonstrate exceptional merit, the artist hold current membership in the Portrait Society of America and have been accepted in either:
a) Portrait Society International Portrait Competition, held annually
b) Portrait Society Members Only Competition, held annually
c) or any other national exhibition of equivalent level
Cecilia Beaux Mentoring and Membership
Mentoring Program Application Deadline is October 15th
We are now accepting applications for the 2015 Cecilia Beaux Forum Mentoring Program! The Mentoring Program is a project of the Cecilia Beaux Forum developed to support the aesthetic and technical growth of female figurative artists in America.
The program fosters relationships between individual established artists and advanced emerging artists. Click here for application requirements, deadlines, and more information.
CBF Membership Renewal
The annual renewal period for the Cecilia Beaux Forum is currently in progress. Annual membership is only $15 a year and is open to all Portrait Society members. If you are currently a member we ask that you go online and renew your support today. If you are not a member we invite you to join with other members to support our efforts.
The purpose of the Cecilia Beaux Forum is to strengthen the role of women artists by providing programs and resources to enhance the quality of, as well as the public's knowledge and appreciation of their work. As a member you will receive the quarterly e-news as well as be able to apply for the Mentoring program.
2014 Members Only Competition
November 13, 2014
Consider entering this year's Members Only Competition, in one these 5 distinct categories. Members can enter one, two... or all five categories:
- Commissioned Portrait
- Non-Commissioned Portrait
- Outside the Box
- Portrait in Sculpture
All winners will be recognized on the Portrait Society’s website and The Art of the Portrait Journal. First Place winners will be featured in International Artist magazine.
Entry is by on-line only, upload of your files by November 13, 2014. For the on-line entry form visit: Members Only On Line Entry
Save the Date - Celebrating 17 Years
April 30 - May 3, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia