August 2020 National Artist Workshop: 
Karen Margulis PSA IAPS-MC
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Lemont, PA 16851

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December 26, 2016

In honor of the Museum’s 20th anniversary, we invite all area artists to participate in the plein air painting contest, Paint Us. Modeled after the Paint Out, the contest invites artists to paint, en plein air, the SAMA-Ligonier Valley Museum, its grounds, and gardens. Artists may also paint the Museum’s interior, although pre-scheduling is required.

The contest begins January 1, offering artists an opportunity to paint the Museum throughout the seasons. Paint Us artwork will be exhibited at a family day program on September 9. Works will be judged,...

November 19, 2016

Have you been wondering how you might contribute to CPPS?  Are you looking for avenues to participate in a deeper, more meaningful way?  If so, please consider the following opportunities and let Virginia ( know of your interest:

Available now: VICE-PRESIDENT

The Vice-President:

  • Presides at meetings and assumes other duties as necessary when the president is absent and unable to fulfill his/her responsibilities.  

  • Assists in coordinating and publicizing the Pastel Society’s activities and exhibits.  

  • Assists th...

June 18, 2016

Rhoneymeade Arboretum: They have received approval for the artist's pass which will provide you with greater access to the grounds. For insurance purposes, they have to have a staff member on the premises. Currently it looks as though the available days (in addition to Sunday afternoons) will be Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. To sign up you will need to contact James Lesher directly ( He will need your contact information should they have to close on a particular day for some unanticipated reason.

The pass will...

January 24, 2016

Chebela Grab, owner of 321 Gallery in Hollidaysburg is interested in having our members show individual artwork in her gallery.  Members should contact her or her son, Pete, directly to get more information on showing their artwork.  (The possibility of a CPPS group show in 2017 is also being discussed with the Exhibition Committee.  Thank you, Debbie Decker, for making this contact for us.)
Contact Info:
Chabela or Pete Grab
321 Gallery
321 Allegheny Street
Hollidaysburg, PA

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