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The Art of the Portrait

ON DISPLAY: September 12 – November 21, 2019

This regional juried exhibition showcases figurative works from artists in Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas. This exhibition is curated by the Portrait Society of America, featuring jurors Rose Frantzen and Jeff Hein.

Events at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum:

Free Public Exhibition & Awards Reception: 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Friday, October 4

Oklahoma Portrait Academy Ticketed Events featuring Rose Frantzen and Jeff Hein:

Portrait Demonstration: 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Friday, October 4

Drawing Workshops: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Saturday, October 5

Register online:

Tri-State Competition Link for social media:

All artists in Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas are invited to enter the Portrait Society of America tri-state competition. For more information or to enter, please visit:

About the Portrait Society of America:

Formed as an educational organization in February 1998, the Portrait Society of America is dedicated to furthering the traditions of fine art portraiture and figurative art through programs and publications. A 501(C)3 registered charity, the Portrait Society is committed to providing educational resources to anyone interested in technical information, traditional aesthetics and the history of figurative art and portraiture. The organization publishes The Art of the Portrait journal and International Artist magazine, and contributes to each issue of American Art Collector magazine on topics related to portraiture and figurative art. The Portrait Society of America hosts several annual education programs.

Social media links:

Portrait Society Facebook: @portraitsociety

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Future Exhibits in the Tulsa World | Lorton Family Gallery

The Art of the Portrait

  • September 12 - November 21
  • Reception: October 4, 5-7pm

24 Works on Paper

  • December 5 - January 18
  • Reception: December 5, 5-7pm

Inclusion in Art: Spirit of Color

  • February 6 - April 30
  • Reception: February 6, 5-7pm

High Five Integrated Art

  • May 12 - May 18
  • Reception: May 15, 10am-3pm

David Holland and Barbara Scott

  • June 2 - September 10
  • Reception: June 4, 5-7pm
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Oklahoma's Highest Honor

Featured 2019 Oklahoma Hall of Fame Banquet & Induction Ceremony Dates

    • Class of 2019 Media Class Announcement: Thursday, May 16, 2019
    • Public sale of tickets - August 2019
    • 92nd Annual Oklahoma Hall of Fame Banquet & Induction Ceremony: Thursday, November 21, 2019, Oklahoma City
    • Nominations for the 2020 Class of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame open on May 16, 2019 and close on March 6, 2020.

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Oklahoma Hall of Fame happenings @OklahomaHoF on Social Media

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