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THE PASTEL SOCIETY OF AMERICA

38th Annual Open Juried Exhibition National Arts Club, NYC Sept.7 - Oct.2, 2010. Open to soft pastel painters only. Over $20,000 in awards. Postmarked deadline for slides and digital entries May 28, 2010. Prospectus - SASE (#10) to: The Pastel Society of America, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York City, NY 10003 or . Info: 212-533- 6931 or [email protected]

25th BOSQUE ART CLASSIC

Awards $14,500. Entries may be made online, by CD or slide by June 12, 2010 . Show dates September 11-26, 2010. $15 per entry online or $20 per entry by CD/slide. Judge: Artist, John Coleman. Prospectus: SASE to Art Classic, Box 502, Clifton, TX 76634 or email: [email protected] or www.bosqueartscenter.org .

THE CONNECTICUT PASTEL SOCIETY

17th Annual National Exhibition “Renaissance in Pastels” Mattatuck Museum Waterbury, CT October 1-24, 2010. Soft Pastels Only. Over $10,000 in awards. Jurors: Everett Raymond Kinstler and Colleen Howe. Entry deadline is July 7, 2010.

For prospectus, please send #10 SASE to: Mally DeSomma; CPS, 37 Rutland St., Waterbury CT, 06708 or download from http://www.ctpastelsociety.com/ .

6th ANNUAL MILE HIGH INTERNATIONAL PASTEL EXHIBIT

Sponsored by the Pastel Society of Colorado and scheduled for September 3-25, 2010. $5,000 in cash and merchandise awards. Western Colorado Center for the Arts Grand Junction, CO. Juror: Sally Strand. Jury by digital entry only. Deadline is July 9, 2010 . For a prospectus send a SASE to Penny Creasy, 2177 Meadows Ct., Grand Juction, CO, 81504 or or www.pastelsocietyofcolorado.org .

PASTEL SOCIETY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

Nat’l juried exhibition - Sept. 18 - Oct. 30/10, Discover Portsmouth Center Gallery, Portsmouth, NH. Selection Juror: Robert Carston, PSA. Award Juror: Kim Lordier, PSA.

Soft pastels only. Members $35/non $45. Up to 3 digital entries.  Entries must be received by July 20, 2010 . For a prospectus go to www.pastelsocietynh.com or send SASE to Sally Shea, 33 Pebble Beach Dr., Bedford, NH 03110

SIERRA PASTEL SOCIETY

“Pastels On High” International Exhibition. October 1-23, El Dorado Hills, CA. Best of show $1,000. Total $5,000 in awards. Digital images, soft pastels only. Digital entries by Saturday, July 31, 2010 . Prospectus at http://www.sierrapastelsociety.net/ or #10 SASE to SPS-POH, PO Box 1936, Placerville, CA 95667.

DEGAS PASTEL SOCIETY 13th BIENNIAL NATIONAL EXHIBITION

Hammond, LA, Oct 8-Nov 5, 2010. Juror: Susan Ogilvie, PSA. Soft Pastels Only. Over $5000 in awards. Digital entries only. Deadline Aug 7, 2010 . For a prospectus send a SASE to Degas Pastel Society, C/O Glinda Shafer, 813 Heritage Ave., Terrytown, LA 70056; 504-392-5222 or download from www.degaspastelsociety.org .

APPALACHIAN PASTEL SOCIETY 2nd NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION

Oct 20-Nov 13, 2010, Haywood County Arts Council Gallery, Waynesville, NC. Juror: Ann Templeton. Limit 3 images on CD. $25 members, $35 non. Entry deadline is August 11, 2010 .

For a prospectus go to http://appalachian-pastel-society.org or send a SASE to Karen Chambers, 116 Sams Branch Rd, Chandler, NC 27815 or email Karen at [email protected] .

PASTEL SOCIETY OF NEW MEXICO 19th ANNUAL PASTEL PAINTING EXHIBITION

Nov 5-28, 2010. EXPS New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. Judge: Clive Tyler. Jurors: Patti Andre, Aaron Schuerr, Sally Strand. Cash and prizes approx. $10,000. Original and 80% soft pastel only. Max 3 entries. Entry deadline is August 14, 2010 . $35 members, $40 non.

For a prospectus go to http://pastelsnm.org or send a SASE to PSNM, PO Box 3571, Alburquerque, NM 87190-3571.

PASTEL SOCIETY OF OREGON

17th Biennual National Show Juror Terri Ford. Digital images only. $5,000 cash awards plus merchandise. Entry deadline for CD with images is August 27th . For a prospectus, go to www.pastelsocietyoforegon.com or send a SASE #10 to PO Box 105, Roseburg, OR 97470.

PASTEL SOCIETY OF THE SOUTHWEST 2010 NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION

November  3-November 27, 2010, Coit Gallery, Artist Showplace, 15615 Coit Road, Dallas, TX 75248. Cash, gift certificates and merchandise in excess of $4000, will be awarded Best of Show will receive a $1000 cash award Juror: Kathleen Cook, PSA. Juried by CD, 3 images only.  Entry deadline is August 31, 2010 .

For a prospectus go to http://www.pssw.info .

ALABAMA PASTEL SOCIETY JURIED NATIONAL EXHIBITION

"You’ve Got the Magic Dust” October 4 - 28, 2010. Jennifer Hartwell Art Gallery, Regions-Habert Plaza, 1901 6th Ave. N, Birmingham, AL 35203. $1,000 Best of Show, First, Second, Honorable Mention. Cash Awards and Merchandise Awards. Juror/Judge Greg Blochini, PSA, APS-E.

Image Deadline: September 1, 2010 . Members $30, non-members $35. Up to 3 digital images on CD. Soft pastels only. Mail to APS, PO Box 118, Trussville, AL 35235.

Contact: Wanda Herman, Founding Pres via email: [email protected] or 205-552-5966 for prospectus.

IAPS 2010 WEB SHOW

http://www.pastelinternational.com/ . Entry deadline is September 15, 2010 . Jurors for this exhibition will be Margaret Evans, Bill Hosner and Lorenzo Chavez. Claudia Seymour will be the Judge of Awards. Please note the new provisions for artists residing outside the U.S., which will make their entries easier.

THE ARTS CENTER SCHOOL AND GALLERIES OF MECHANICSBURG, PA

The Art Center is having its 4th Annual Keystone National Juried Works on Paper Exhibition from September 26 - October 22, 2010. For a prospectus and further information, contact Jacqueline Johnson at: [email protected] .

2010 RICHESON 75 INT’L COMPETITIONS

Landscape- entry deadline July 14, 2010. Pastels entry deadline November 8, 2010 . Juried exhibitions at Richeson School of Art & Gallery. $3000 each competition Best in Show.

MIDLAND ARTS ASSOCIATION 33rd ANNUAL JURIED FINE ARTS EXHIBITION

Entry deadline is January 21, 201. The exhibit is March 10 - April 10, 2011 at the Museum of the Southwest, Midland Texas. Juror is Leslie D’Allesandro Hawes. $4,000 in cash awards. You can download a prospectus at: http://www.maatx.org

PASTELS USA 2011 PASTEL SOCIETY OF THE WEST COAST

Entry deadline is February 18, 2011. 25th Annual Intern’l Open Exhibition. Haggin Museum in Stockton, CA. April 24 - June 19, 2011. Jury of Selection: Bill James, Lorenzo Chavez, Sally Strand. Awards judge: Bob Gerbracht. Digital entries - CD only. Prospectus: www.pswc.ws or SASE to Gerald Boyd, 686 Cedar Flat Ave., Galt, CA 95632.

ELIGIBLE WORK: All work must be original in concept and executed by the artist in dry pastel within the last (3) years. PSWC accepts & encourages all approaches to artistic expression, be it representational or abstract. Mixed media pieces will be accepted if 80% of image area is pastel. No oil pastels will be accepted. A short statement may be required on the process and technique of questionable execution. Compositions taken from published material will not be considered original. No use of optical projection is allowed. No student work produced under supervision is eligible. No work previously shown at a PSWC Annual Open Exhibition will be accepted. Work must be adequately framed and ready to hang.

SPRINGFIELD, OREGON NATIONAL JURIED SHOW

Enytry deadline is February 27, 2011. Over $6,000 in prizes. Paintings only. Show dates: April 30 - May 28, 2011. For a prospectus send a SASE to: Attn: Emerald Spring Exhibition 2011, Emerald Art Center, 500 Main St., Springfield, OR 97477 or download at http://www.emeraldartcenter.org

PASTEL PAINTERS OF MAINE 12th INTERNATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION FOR “PASTELS ONLY

Entry deadline is April 15, 2011. Exhibition is June 16 - July 16, 2011 at the Heartwood College of Art, Kennebunk, Maine. Over $5,000 in cash and merchandise awards. Digital entries only. Members $30 Non $35. Juror is Liz Haywood Sullivan. Juror of Awards is Terry Ludwig. Download the prospectus at http://www.pastelpaintersofmaine.com

USPA Exhibitions

USPA Fourth Annual Exhibition

Our Annual Pastel Exhibition took place at The Cottage Gallery, 1524 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach November 4, 2009 through December 13, 2009. There were 48 pastel paintings on display.

The annual reception and award ceremony took place November 14th.  The exhibition was juried by Master Pastellist, Sally Strand and the awards were as follows:

Best in Show: Carlos Esquival, “Different but Equal”

Still Life: 1st Place, Linda Wright, for “Still Life with Baltimore”
2nd Place, Lyndelle Stonick for "'IN' Counter with Salt Shaker"
3rd Place, Andi Mandel for “Innocence”
HM, Anne Scaffidi for “Vitamin C”
HM Andi Mandel for “Trapped In Time” (SOLD)

Figurative: 1st Place, Cathy Arneson, “Alexa in Sundress”
2nd Place, Marie Tippets, “Alexis Reading”
3rd Place, Ada Passaro, “Marilyn!s Quiet Corner”
HM, Marj Lightle, “We!re Here”
HM, Arleen Kaller, “Cigar Cronies”
HM, Mary Jean O!Connor, “Rocky”

Landscape: 1st Place, Patricia Ford, “Dunes and Wildflowers”
2nd Place, Lyndelle Stonick, “Jeweled Coast”
3rd Place, Scott Jones, “Road to Camp”
HM, Kamillia Hardy, “Break in the Storm”
HM, Barry Keller, “Beached”
HM, Cydelle Vikander, “Great Falls Montana”
HM, Joann Quinlivan, “Granite Abstractions”


USPA 3rd Annual Members Show at The Esther Wells Collection

The winners of the U.S. Society of Pastel Artists juried exhibition were announced Nov. 15, 2008 at Laguna Beach's Esther Wells Collection gallery. The exhibition will run through Dec. 13. Artist Robin Hall, a member of the California Art Club, juried the exhibition, at 1390 S. Coast Highway.

Below is a list of the winners; congratulations to all!

Best in Show went to Mary Aslin for "How Do These Look?"

In the figurative category: First place: Kamilla Hardy, "Morning Market", second place: Mary Aslin, "Something Borrowed", third place: Mary Snow, "Thinking of Matisse", Honorable Mentions: Marj Lightle, "Waiting," Joyce Rush, "Girl on Chair", Louise Lopina, "The Bear".

In the still life category: First place: Linda Wright, "Housescape"; second place: Lyndelle Stonick, "Vintage Flavor", third place: Ada Passaro, "Season's Bounty" , Honorable Mentions: Anne Scaffidi, "Copper Shine", Shahin Wolfe, "Soul of Sand", Arleen Kallern "Ode to Vincent".

In the landscape category: First place: beach Phil Bates, "Taos Aspens"", second place: Kamilla Hardy, "Old Town Morning", third place: Phil Bates, "California Morning", Honorable Mentions: Dori Dewberry, "Park Lane & 37th", Joann Quinlivan, "Montage Rock." Over $3,000 in awards and prizes were given.

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