Our next chapter meeting is March 21, 2015. Our 2015 Convention "Painting Is SNOW Much Fun!" will be held August 3-8, 2015.


Welcome to our website! We invite you to look through these pages to see what HOOT is all about. You will find information about our chapter, our convention, our traveling library, our philathropic projects, and so much more. View our Chapter Meetings and Seminars for upcoming meetings, and continuing education seminars.

Heart of Ohio Tole Chapter, Inc. started in 1975 and has been an affiliated Chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters since 1976.  You can read more about our chapter on the About HOOT page. Whether you are an experienced artist or a first-time visitor starting to discover decorative painting, you will find great resources and inspiration as a member of Heart of Ohio Tole Chapter, Inc.

If you are not already a member of Heart of Ohio Tole Chapter, Inc., we invite you to join us today.

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"Art is not about what you see, but what you make others see."

Edgar Degas


NewsletterThe HOOT Newsletter is now available online for our members. Please visit this link to download it:   Newsletter  

The 2015 Exhibitor contract is now on our Convention page.

Hats Off To Painting        
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Special note!!!  Our Special Seminars are now open to the public.  Check this website in April (for our May Seminar) and again in August (for our September Seminar) to register for these classes.

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Our chapter meetings are held at the Northeast Conference Center, 4140 Executive Parkway, Westerville, Ohio. Select the link below for driving directions and a map. Lunch may be purchased from the Conference Center when you register and will be available after our business meeting. By purchasing a lunch from the Conference Center, you help the chapter defray a portion of the cost of the room rental.

Driving directions and map to the Northeast Conference Center

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