Portrait Society of America

vincent chiaramonte won the 3rd place in Portrait Society of America's fundraiser / contest, A View of Self - 2021.

My self-portrait won 3rd place for Portrait Society of America for their fundraiser “A View of Self” this August, 2021.

It was an unusual competition because the organization wanted to see portraits made during the Covid pandemic. And, rather than using a jury or panel to judge, they reached out to the public to vote on their favorite work.

This is what PSA said:

 It was inspirational to see the variety and depth of work being created, even in these unusual times.

Here’s a peek at my process