Pastel Society of America “Enduring Brilliance” Entry due June 16. Contact: www.pastelsocietyofamerica.org
Maryland Pastel Society "Shades of Pastel" Entry due July 15. Contact: www.marylandpastelsociety.com
SW Art magazine “Artistic Excellence” Entry due July 15. This is could be a chance to have your work published! Contact: www.southwestart.com
Allied Artist of America Entry due July 18 Contact: www.alliedartistsofamerica.org
Connecticut Pastel Society "Renaissanc
Welcome to our new member Deborah Haaf from Breinigsville, PA 18031. Congratulations to Pat McDannel on obtaining Signature membership in the Society.
Congratulations also go out to Judy Leasure on recently obtaining Signature membership in the Society.
Time Machines have always fascinated me. It would be a thrill to climb in one, check the destination, and bravely push the button that would transport me back to the late 1880s to Arles, France. My dream would be to meet Vincent van Gogh. I’m sure he would be quite surprised to see me appear before him and want some answers.
I imagine I could probably find him from dawn to dusk out in the countryside at his easel busily painting the wheat fields, wearing a straw hat to sha
Judy Leasure, Workshop Coordinator Artist Judy Leasure lives in Smethport, PA with her husband, Charles, and a charming Bedlington Terrier named Wills. Since her arrival, she has actively participated in the arts community in McKean County and nearby surroundings. In October of 2010 she was juried into the PA Wilds Artisan Trail program.
While she enjoys floral and still life painting, Judy specializes in pet and animal portraits in pastel. Her work is realistic and she
Anne also informed the group that the program committee has been renamed and is now called the education committee, The committee (Anne, Kathleen, Virginia) is working on a variety of activities for our members. .
.We have 12 people registered. That leaves 4 empty seats. Those can be filled by either full participants or 1-day participants. The 1-day fee is $150. As to the questions one-day registrants may have, Beeman has this to say: "I use the same approach regardless of what I paint….it’s more about observation and painting shapes than painting fur, feathers and flowers." Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pastel Expressions show opened on May 1 and on May 3 SAMA of Ligonier Valley was a participant in the local Museum Day. A joint PaintOut with CPPS and PPAL was held on the museum grounds and it was a lovely day for Plein Air painting. The event was well attended and there was lots of interest in the painters and the show. Attending from PPAL were Patricia Young, Rita Kambic Haldeman, Diane Grguras, Marian Sallade, Karen Frerrick and Nan Hought. Anne Kenyon attended from
Degas Pastel Society Biennial Juried Show 2012 Pastel Society of North Florida Bienneal Juried Show 2012 Degas Pastel Society Biennial Juried Show 2014 - 2 paintings were accepted and one was printed on the announcement postcard Pastel Society of North Florida Biennial Juried Show 2014 - 2 paintings were accepted Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg, VA, "It's Small" National Juried Show 2014 - This is an all-media show. Two paintings were accepted, on