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Feb. 11, 02, Stamford, CT - CSOPA's first Monday "Meet 'n Critique" participants. Seated (left to right): Nancy Stember, Jeanine Jackson, Sophia James;. Standing (left to right): Toots Grimsley, Grace Devito, Joan Reader.
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Faces of Winter 2012 ~ A Daniel Green Festival
March 4, 2011 in Old Lyme, CT: CSOPA returned to Lyme Art Association for our Biennial FACES of SPRING! Co-Chairs and CSOPA Regional Leaders Diane Aeschliman and Sandra Wakeen lead the way to a month of portrait exhibitions and events. Prospectus is now available. Visit the webpage for details: FS11
Pastel (c) Daniele Greene: "Robert Beverly Hale
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New Regional Leader: Mal Luber

CSOPA thanks Sandra Wakeen for her many contributions as Regional Leader. While Sandy continues to be an active member, she is stepping down from ths position to pursue other art interests.

Mal Luber now joins Diane Aeschliman in connecting CSOPA members from the eastern parts of Connecticut with our myriad activites. His First Meet n Critique is in Hamden on August 22, 2011.
PSoA Art of the Portrait, Atlanta, April 2011:

Conneticut was well represented with three finalists. Jesus Villarreale (left) took the Draper Grand Prize and Exceptional Merit went to Will nathans and Joel Spector (right). CSOPA is proud to have awarded these emerging superstars with top prizes at past shows.