Trade Shows & Events

Conventions, trade shows and other events in the world of Decorative Painting!


New England Traditions "A Whale of a Painting Tale"     October 2 - 7, 2018

Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Our 20th Anniversary painting retreat! Please join us!


OKC Painting Palooza!  "Yuletide Treasures"

October 22 - 27, 2018


Sheraton Hotel / Reed Center, Midwest City, OK

Bring your painting friends, your ugliest Christmas sweater, and be ready to enjoy tons of fun, laughter, and wonderful expo and great classes!




Las Vegas Creative Painting Convention 

February 24-March 1, 2019

Decorative Painting, Fine Art, Acrylic or Oil Painting, Watercolors, Learn-to-Paint Classes, Shopping... It's all at the Creative Painting Convention!!!

The Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

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Society of Decorative Painters International Conference

May 13 - 18, 2019

Every year, hundreds of painters from all over North America and the world attend our annual International Conference & Expo. The five day event features original painting classes, world-class teachers, shopping, social events, and an art show. 
Our 47th Annual SDP International Conference & Expo will be held in Wichita, Kansas.

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