The Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists is a 501 (c) 3 arts non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the classic art of portraiture through education. For complete CSOPA information, please visit the main CSOPA website.
Find a Portrait Artist Please click the 'Find a Portrait Artist' button above to scroll our roster of talented professionals.
CSOPA Activities Portrait artists will find a supportive community of artists who are dedicated to creating fine art portraits in the realist tradition. Monthly membership meetings offer the opportunity for caring critiques by colleagues. Portrait exhibition opportunities, workshops and seminars by renowned master portrait artists are offered. For information on current activities, please click here to return to the membership page on the main CSOPA site.
Join CSOPA To join online, please click the 'Member Application' button above. The option for online payment using Credit Card is now available. If you choose to join by mail, please download and complete the CSOPA Printable Membership Application and send it with payment to: CSOPA c/o Michel Delafontaine, 29 Legendary Circle, Rye Brook, NY 10573.
Membership Renewal CSOPA membership is based on an annual renewal cycle that runs from January 1 - December 31. To renew online, please log in FIRST, then click on the RENEW button.
To renew by mail, please send payment to CSOPA c/o Michel Delafontaine, 29 Legendary Circle, Rye Brook, NY 10573.
Update Artist Information If you are already a member, you can update your artist information and pay for membership dues renewal by logging in with your email address and clicking on the Member Profiles link on the top bar and following the instructions.
If you have difficulty with the web pages or any suggestions, please contact CSOPA Director Colleen Hains at (203) 846-1751.
CSOPA Mission Statement
CSOPA will further the goals of the PORTRAIT SOCIETY OF AMERICA with all who desire to expand their knowledge of the fine art of portraiture. We will provide a forum for individual artist members to improve their craft, promote their work, and address concerns particular to portraitists in the Connecticut area.