F.A.C.E. – The Figurative Art Conference and Expo
November 8-11, 2017
Biltmore Hotel, Miami Florida
Painting the figure takes on many forms, from classical academic realism to looser, brushier representations. It’s time the figure received its own conference, a place for museum-quality figure painters — and those who strive to be — to gather to exchange ideas, learn from great masters, improve their painting skills, and form a community to carry the flag for realism.
Held on the East Coast of the United States at the prestigious and historic Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables (Miami), Florida, the first annual Figurative Art Convention & Expo (FACE) is designed to be hands-on; attendees can paint, grow, and become inspired in a fun, non-stuffy environment. The Expo Hall will provide vendors who serve the figurative art community.
The Fine Art Connoisseur FACE CONVENTION (Figurative Art Convention & Expo) will be held at Miami’s prestigious Biltmore Hotel November 7–11, 2017. It will offer a fully immersive experience for everyone who wants to learn (and talk) about figurative painting with world-class artists in this thriving field.
Paintings of the human figure take many forms, from the academic and classical to the expressively brushy and nearly abstract. It’s time for figure painting to have its own convention, a gathering place where museum-quality masters, and those striving to be, can exchange ideas, improve their skills, and form a community that advances the cause of representational art. This is not your grandfather’s conference. It’s vibrant, fun, upbeat, and it won’t be stuffy or political or an “old boys’ club.”
This conference will not only be filled with onstage painting demonstrations where you can see every detail and brushstroke on big screens.
The conference will also have special moments, special keynote speakers, and you can attend all the TRAC sessions, offering more speakers for the academic crowd.
Prix de West
Friday, June 9, through Saturday, June 10, 2017
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1700 NE 63rd St,
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
405.478.2250 | Website
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Scottsdale Museum of the West
John Coleman: Past/Present/Future
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3830 N. Marshall Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480.686.9539 | Website
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This show featured 20 new pieces;
5 sculptures and 15 paintings and drawings.
Legacy Gallery Scottsdale
7178 Main Street
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
480.945.1113 | Website