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|ELLEN COOPER In June of 2023 commissioned portraits by Ellen Cooper were jointly unveiled at Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation's first hospital, that of Dr. Barry Schimmer, Chief, Rheumatology Section, and Dr. John S. J. Brooks, Chair Department of Pathology. 01/2024
|ELLEN COOPER was pleased to attend the recent unveiling of her commissioned portrait of Mary Sue Coleman, former President of the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 01/2024
|ELLEN COOPER 's official portrait of Charlie Baker, former Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, was unveiled during a warm reception at the Massachusetts State House in December 2023. 01/2024
|SUSAN BOONE DURKEE 's portraits of Eleanor Roosevelt and Harriet Tubman, part of her American Women Leadership in Portraiture, are featured in the Netflix Series "The Diplomat". They will be featured throughout the entire series. 10/2023
|SCOTT WALLACE JOHNSTON 's Official portrait of US House of Representative's Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Bob Goodlatte, was recently unveiled at the US Capitol in Washington DC. Numerous dignitaries attended the unveiling ceremony where Johnston gave remarks. 08/2023
|CAMILLE BARNES Camille Barnes was commissioned to create the official portrait commemorating the esteemed CMS Dennis Sapp. There was an induction ceremony with the unveiling of the portrait for the Louisiana Department of Military's Hall of Fame on July 8, 2023. 07/2023
|SUSAN BOONE DURKEE "s Official portrait of Chris Ulbrich, the CEO Ulbrich Stainless Steel and Metals was successfully presented and will be formally unveiled later this year. 07/2023
|ELIZABETH WHELAN was honored to present Radford University in Virginia with a 48 x 38" portrait in oils of their former President. 06/2023
|NANETTE FLUHR has been featured on TV for having her artwork selected for the Lunar Codex and permanently placed on the moon. 06/2023
|NANETTE FLUHR has been selected as the recipient of Manhattan Arts International’s “Outstanding Woman Artist Achievement Award” for her extraordinary works of art and contributions to advancing the status of women artists. 06/2023
|SUSAN BOONE DURKEE 's official portrait of James C. Smith, former Chairman and CEO of Webster Bank was successful presented and will be officially unveiled at the Waterbury Ct bank Headquarters in February. 01/2023
|SONIA HALE has been selected to paint the official portrait of Mayor Sokhary Chau, the first Cambodian-American mayor in the U.S., to hang in Lowell City Hall, Lowell, Massachusetts. This official portrait painting will be unveiled in late March 2023. 01/2023
|NICOLE TROUP was commissioned to paint the VFW's National Chaplain Rev. Dr. Harold C. Sayles, which was recently unveiled at a VFW annual event. 06/2022
|NICOLE TROUP won the Grand Prize in the FCAA Annual Show for her oil portrait of "Leah". Social media @nicoletroupmasterpiece 06/2022
|IGOR BABAILOV was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, one of the most prestigious awards in the U.S. Past Medalists include eight U.S. Presidents, Nobel Laureates & leaders of industry, education, the arts, sports, & government. Recognized by the U.S. Senate & U.S. House of Representatives, the recipients are read into the Congressional Record. 04/2022
|NANETTE FLUHR is the winner of Manhattan Arts International “HerStory” 2022. Her oil painting "A Lotus Grows in the Mud" was selected from worldwide entries based on originality, innovation, and technical skill. 02/2022
|ELIZABETH WHELAN unveiled her official portrait of recently retired President Emerita Nancy Nekvasil at Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana. 12/2021
|SUSAN BOONE DURKEE 's Official portrait of her relative Colonel John Durkee, Revolutionary War Hero and "The Forgotten Son of Liberty" was unveiled July 4th in Norwich Ct and will hang in the Leffingwell House Museum Collection, Norwich, CT. 07/2021
|NANETTE FLUHR won the Distinguished Achievement Award for Figurative/Portraiture in the American Women Artists 2021 Lifting the Sky National Exhibition. 06/2021
|SUSAN BOONE DURKEE 's official commissioned portrait of Peter J. Caldwell, long serving Head of the Morristown-Beard School (Morristown N.J) was successfully and enthusiastically presented June 2. 06/2021
|SUSAN BOONE DURKEE 's official commissioned double portrait of Westminster School, Simsbury CT,Head of School Bill Philip and his wife Jennifer Philip was successfully presented to the School and will hang in the grand dining hall. 05/2021
|NICOLE TROUP won Best in Show for the Connecticut Society of Portrait Artist's Artistic Celebration of Motherhood show May 2021. 05/2021
|NICOLE TROUP Nicole Troup was a finalist in the 2020 Portrait Society of America Members Competition for her painting "Golden Dreams" 02/2021
|SUSAN BOONE DURKEE 's commissioned portrait of Father Andre Coindre, a Diocesan priest and founder of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart, was successfully presented on December 23rd. The portrait will hang in the Chapel of St.Bruno Church, Lyon France, where he served as Pastor. 12/2020
|SCOTT WALLACE JOHNSTON 's official portrait of the General Secretary Treasurer of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Ken Hall, was recently completed and unveiled at Teamsters International Headquarters in Washington D.C. 12/2020
|IGOR BABAILOV was commissioned to paint President Bush, President Putin, Rudolph Giuliani, the Pope and Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.
|ANN MANRY KENYON was commissioned to paint portraits of Former President Donald Trump, his wife Melania and son Barron.
|SIMMIE KNOX painted the official White House portraits of President Clinton & First Lady Hillary Clinton and was awarded the commission for Governor of Alabama.
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