portraits Archive

Quick Links to Start Your February

Wanna see what a 10,000 year old crayon looks like? Read more →

Top Chef Carla Hall: A Paper-Doll Portrait by Danni Dawson

Long ago, Carla Hall — chef, Top Chef finalist and co-host of The Chew — was an Art League model. Read more →

Watch the Portrait & Figure Festival Keynote

We've just uploaded the video of Portrait & Figure Festival's opening keynote and panel discussion, featuring Ted Reed, Danni Dawson, Rob Liberace, and Dan Thompson. Read more →

Artist Opportunities #232

Here are new exhibits and more to apply for. Good luck! Read more →

Q&A with Claire Carroll: “Woman Shoots Man”

"There are so many stories in the news at the moment about men overpowering and suppressing women that I wanted to show an instance of woman being in control of man." Read more →

June Workshop: Portrait Painting with Dan Thompson

Born in Alexandria, drawing since age two, and now on his way to teach in Shanghai, Dan Thompson is leading a workshop next month focused on portraiture — specifically, painting the human head in oil. Read more →