Our next chapter meeting is January 16, 2016. Our 2016 Convention "If You Give A Mouse A Paintbrush...!" will be held August 8-13, 2016.


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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"Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbor"
Giotto di Bondone


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

For the latest information about our Chapter Meetings and Special Seminars go to the Chapter Meetings/Seminars page.

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Our chapter meeting location will be changing in 2016.  Directions and map will be posted soon.

Driving directions and map to the Northeast Conference Center

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