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Hilliard Rhodes Jordan, Sr.

May 28, 2015

Mayor Judy Johnson approached me at The Portrait Society of Atlanta Winter 2015 Exhibition opening in Lawrenceville, Georgia and asked me to paint her father. What I later learned was that not only is she the Mayor of Lawrenceville, but so was her father – for 8 terms spanning the 1960’s-1980’s! I am delighted to work with Mayor Johnson and her family on this portrait that will hang in a school being dedicated to him later this fall.  This drawing...

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The Portrait Society of America 17th Annual The Art of the Portrait Conference

May 3, 2015

What an incredible weekend! Over 700 Portrait Artists gathered at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead in Atlanta for The 17th Annual The Art of the Portrait Conference hosted by the Portrait Society of America! This was my second year to attend, and I have to say I once again walked away inspired to create! I told a friend if they had painting stations set up in the hallway to rent during the breaks they could make a killing! I feel like...

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