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FALL 2020

“Think Abstractly to Create Illustratively”
With Aline Ordman PSA Master Pastelist, IAPS MC

This workshop, originally scheduled for October 10-12, 2020 (Columbus Day Weekend) will be replaced by a live online workshop.

The online workshop description is being finalized, and updated information will be posted here soon.

Fall Workshop

Registration for members will open on August 15, 2020.
Registration for non-members will open on August 30, 2020.

Our Mission

To create a community of pastel artists, to set standards of excellence through education and to encourage and nurture artists in their professional growth. Further, we strive to educate the public and gallery owners of the permanence, versatility and value of the medium and to offer opportunities for our members to participate in juried shows and exhibitions devoted to pastels. We hope to establish pastel as a separate category in art exhibitions.

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It’s easy to join! Members of all levels are welcome. New, experienced and professional pastel artists as well as interested supporters may join. If you’re interested in pastel painting, your PPSCC membership will allow you to meet fellow artists, share ideas, learn new things, and even exhibit your work.

  • Invitations to exhibitions and receptions

  • Invitations to affordable “Members Only” Workshops

  • Entry in our Annual Members Show

  • Member discounts on PPSCC courses and workshops

  • Eligibility to be juried into Signature Membership

  • E-newsletter, Pastelink and email event updates

  • Eligibility to link your website from the PPSCC website

  • Become a Signature Member and have your work on this website and in our Signature Member Exhibition, held every two years.


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