The two portraits will be unveiled at the museum in early 2018 and will be added to the gallery’s permanent collection.
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At the end of each presidency, the museum partners with the White House to commission one official portrait of the president and one of his spouse. There are two sets of official portraits: one for the White House and one for the National Portrait Gallery.
Shelia has worked at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for more than 30 years. Previously, she worked at The Lexington Herald-Leader and The Louisville Defender. Her beat is a bit of a mixed bag that includes religion and spirituality, culture and trends, race and aging. She earned degrees from Spelman College and Northwestern University.