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New Member Information

Welcome to the Central Pennsylvania Pastel Society

  1. Read the by-laws as they are the rules that govern the Society. The by-laws can be accessed by clicking on the Resources button on our website Home page.

  2. Ask for a current membership list from the president or the treasurer.

  3. There is a 2 month wait before a new member can exhibit with the Society.

  4. Signature membership is attained by having three different paintings being juried into three different shows over a three year period. As soon as your dues are paid, you are considered a full member and the three year period begins. Save proof to submit to the president (acceptance letters, show brochures).

  5. Dues are to be paid in November and no later than the end of December.

  6. Meetings are at 1:30 pm the second Sunday in February, May, August and November. Meetings are currently held in the Best Western Plus, Premiere Drive, State College, PA.

  7. Paintings for shows must be properly wired, have a neutral mat and be at least 80% pastel.

  8. Any news you have about yourself being juried into shows or having shows, please share by emailing the newsletter editor.

  9. The Society email list is confidential and should not be submitted through forwards, etc. to outsiders.

  10. Elections are held during the November meeting.

  11. Group emails are sent out by the president and not individual members.

The above list is a brief summary of some of the by-laws to help you get acquainted.
A complete set of by-laws can be read here.  

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