Portrait Society of America is a 501c3 non-profit arts organization dedicated to providing educational resources, events and literature to anyone interested i. 2019 The Art of the Portrait Conference. April 25-28, 2019 - Atlanta, Georgia. Register Now. Study, observe and receive instruction from thirty-two faculty artists: Leslie Adams, Bo Bartlett, Suchitra Bhosle, Judith Carducci, Casey Childs, Adam Clague, Rose Frantzen, Max Ginsburg, Daniel Greene, Johanna Harmon, Seth Haverkamp, James Head, Jeff Hein, Quang Ho, Edward Jonas, David Kassan, Daniel Keys, Everett Raymond Kinstler, Ying-He Liu, Michael Mentler, Gregory Mortenson, Michael Shane Neal, Alicia Ponzio, Mary Qian, Tim Rees
The "Portrait of America" series by Kathleen Thompson is a terrific introduction for pre-teens to the 50 states and to the places and events that shaped the history of the United States. The "Culture" section is especially good and is very inclusive
In 1830 America boasted a population of approximately 13,000,000 people distributed among 25 states. Andrew Jackson, the "Great Commoner", was President. It was a land filled with unbridled pride and a confident optimism that the future would be better than the present. The revolution that created the country had ended only forty-seven years before. Travelling the Erie Canal, ca. 1830.
His Portrait of America, a compilation of essays about United States history, is A former professor of history at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is an expert in 19th-century United States history. His Portrait of America, a compilation of essays about United States history, is widely used in advanced high school and undergraduate university American history courses
A portrait of America. At the turn of the 20th century, an amateur photographer captured future Americans as they passed through Ellis Island. When Ellis Island opened in 1892, a Pennsylvanian by the name of Augustus F. Sherman began working there as a clerk. Sherman's 33 years at the immigration facility included its busiest period, from 1900 to 1914, when as many as 10,000 people would pass through Ellis Island every day. The 'huddled masses': An Atlantic liner packed with immigrants approaches Ellis Island in 1906 And this unique, historic collection, which has been made into a book and featured in several exhibitions, is a testament to America's rich tapestry of cultures, races, and personal histories. Below, take a look at the future Americans who once passed through Ellis Island on their way home.
and be included in the book. For the opportunity to be exhibited. Show us what it means to be an American. Through your photographic images, we want to see the people, places, objects, and experiences that define America, to you. There are no restrictions to the subject matters you shoot. From family and friends, to selfies and environment, we welcome all subjects, all photographic styles, and all techniques.
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Taken as a whole we reflect on the face of America today, in its many splendored glories that remind us of why we love our mythologies so much. Here we envision a Utopia where the bet of humanity can flourish and live. But Utopia is highly idiosyncratic, and most people seem to forget this.
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