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     ' TEACHER OF THE YEAR'

2015 - Frank Covino*

                                                                                       2014 - Douglas Flynt

2013 - Ted de Clercq

  • We choose Master Artist *'Frank Covino' to be our 'Teacher of the Year 2015'
  • shown on www.portraitandfigure.org
  • Oct. 2015 - we'll celebrate our 8th year of progress.

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'ARTIST OF THE MONTH'

March 2015

Ann Pelt

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'PROMINENT PEOPLE' Exhibition-

Ann Pelt was featured as 'Artist of the Month'

Exhibition as of March 2 to March 31, 2015 at the Caper Coral Library

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'ARTIST OF THE MONTH'

November 2014

Christine Reichow

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Proudly Presents

FINE ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF

November 2014

Christine  Reichow

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             Christine Reichow

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                         Home Sweet Home

 

Biography (shortened)

  • Christine’s watercolor paintings hang in public and private collections throughout the world.  Along with magazine, newspaper and television features, she has received numerous awards.  She is a Signature Member of the American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, Transparent Watercolor Society and Florida Watercolor Society. 
  • Her work can be viewed at Tower Gallery on Sanibel Island, 2 Islands Gallery on Captiva Island, Creations Gallery in Punta Gorda, Naples Botanical Gardens and Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in Naples. 
  • During the fall and winter months, Christine shows her art at Florida art shows.  A listing of shows can be found on her website at www.christinereichow.comChristine’s showroom is located in Fort Myers, Florida and is open by appointment only.  For the address and directions, please call (239) 273-9568.  Christine welcomes commissioned artwork.  To contact her about a commission, email Christine@christinereichow.co

Turtle Train

 

The Art of Seduction

  Kindred Spirits  

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Miss Billie

           

           Hide and Seek                           Monarch with Gallardias                                Living in Paradise

                                                                                            

                                                                                              For Christine Reichow

                    This Flier was created by Nadi Reuter in honor of this great famous and wonderful Florida Artist.

RMR 10-29-2014

 

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  'ARTIST OF THE MONTH'

September 2014

Elvira ‘Ira’ Hofmann

 

 

 

 

  Elvira ‘Ira’ Hofmann

 

 

  Hobbies:

  Classical Music, Opera,

  Art, Gardening,

  Good Food, Travel

  been so far to 33 

  countries worldwide)

 

 *Takes commissions 

 *Sells art

 *Owns and manages

    Koprasky Fine Art &

    Antiques Store.

  *Specializes in 19th

    Century Porcelain

  * Antique Shows

 

  Proficient in:

  English · German ·

  Afrikaans · Italian · IsiZulu

 

 

  Additional info: Call

  Nadi at 239-481-2081

  President of Portrait and

  Figure Painters Society, 

  of SW Florida, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

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Proudly Presents

FINE ARTIST OF THE MONTH OF

SEPTEMBER 2014

Elvira ‘Ira’ Hofmann

 

                                           CURRICULUM VITAE

1967...................... BORN IN SOUTH AFRICA

1985 – 1995.........STUDY OF PERFORMING ARTS, ARTS AND MUSIC IN MUNICH, WUERZBURG AND REGENSBURG

                                 GERMANY.WORKED TOGETHER WITH MASTER TEACHER AND PAINTER  PETER MAY (AUSTRIA)

                                 AND HILDEGARD SCHWAMMBERGER (GERMANY)

1995 - 2000.......... GROUP EXHIBITIONS IN E.G.HAMBURG, BERLIN,  SINGEN, PARIS AND MUNICH

1996 - 2000.......... SINGLE EXHIBITIONS IN E.G. STRAUBING,MUNICH AND SALZBURG

SINCE  2000.......... SPECIALISING IN FINE ART OF THE 19TH CENTURY (VICTORIAN ARTISTS) AND BRITISH AND

                                 CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN

1998 - 2011.......... BACK IN JOHANNESBURG SOUTH AFRICA

2011 - NOW.........  FLORIDA, USA

2013 –NOW.........  OWNER OF “von Koprasky - Fine Art and Antiques” STORE IN CAPE CORAL, FL

     We also provide professional cleaning a restoration service for paintings.

     As example given a beautiful painting by Giuseppe ARIGLIANO (1917-1999) 

     see our website –

                              Von Kopraski Art & Antique Gallery, Cape Coral, Del Prado

Indian Brave

Homage to HPH

Apache Child

Stigmatized

Female Nude

 

 

 

 

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        Portrait and Figure Painters Society of SW Florida, Inc.
            
Membership Application – November 2014 – October 2015

Membership Levels:

__I___   New Artist Member: $30 per year

              How did you hear about us? ______________________________________________

__I___   Returning Artist Member:  $30 per year

    MA    Master Artist Member: $50 per year

    PM    Patron Member: $75 per year- serves on board; recognized in programs/website

    BP      Business Patron Member $100 to $1000 - Sponsors organization; recognized in

              programs/website /contacts

D or S    Make a Donation or sponsor an event (please state which one)___________________

 

Please fill out this form; mail it along with your check or money order to: 

Treasurer PFPS,

c/o PFPS-SWFL, 

17545 Butler Road,                                 

Ft. Myers, FL 33967                                                      

                                                                

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                                I would like to assist in the following area (s):

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Please note:

Thank you for all your e-mails and information.

To those serious artists who are or became a consummate artist and found your true role in this world -

we congratulate and respect you greatly.

We wish we were somewhat closer and contact us so we could share all of this in person with you!
Keep well, happy and enjoy all the facets of your life now, you are doing so much good for others,

which in turn comes back to you!

From the members of the Portrait and Figure Painters Society of SW Florida, Inc.

 

Our Organization

Regarding our organization of which you all are part of and to reiterate:
We created this organization for you, our 'portrait and figure artists, the communities, visitors, teachers and students. However, we did and we are constantly volunteering to advance us and improve this organization since the date it was first started in 2005 and incorporated in 2007.

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Portrait and Figure Painters Society of SW Florida, Inc.

Officers

President & CEO- Renate M Reuter
Recording Secretary - Carol Broman

Corresponding Secretary - Tracy Cullimore
Treasurer - t/b/a Interim Treasurer - Renate M Reuter

 

Chairs

Exhibition Chair t/b/a

Nominee Chair - t/b/a



Advisory Board

Renate M Reuter, founder

Marianne Keefe

Tracy Cullimore

 

Legal Advisor:

Kevin Carmichael, Esq.


Advisors: 

*Douglas Flynt, Ft Myers

*Geoffrey Hamel, Lehigh

*Ted de Clercq, Naples

*Peter Sargent, Bonita Springs

 

*consulting honorary members of PFPS’s organizational board.

Honorary Advisors: 

*Steven Assael

 *Robert Liberace

*Greg Biolchini, N Ft. Myers

 *Kerry Vosler, PSA, Tampa




 

While most costs continue to rise, 2011 marks the 7th consecutive year where membership dues have remained the same all while OPA's many benefits and services have continued to increase! 

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To promote, stimulate and foster creative fine art painting in various
Media and styles. To encourage and promote fine portrait and figure
artists, teachers, students, our communities - national and international,
in their professional growth and success.

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