Portrait Artists of Arizona (PAOA) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization providing
support, education, and assistance to portrait artists in their practice and promotion of this fine art form. PAOA sponsors
portraiture-focused workshops, portrait demonstrations by nationally acclaimed artists, working portrait studios with live
models, and portrait-only exhibitions and competitions to enhance the community appreciation for fine art portraiture.
PAOA membership offers artists educational support, discussion, critique,
and activities aimed at enhancing their practice, techniques, and applications of fine art portraiture. Additionally,
PAOA encourages community support
and understanding of this art form.
For information on membership and benefits go to our Membership Page
email: email@example.com* * * * * * * * * PAOA is supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts which receives support from the State of Arizona
and the National Endowment for the Arts.