Still time to apply for Signature Membership Status! Deadline October 23, 2020

This is a reminder to all those interested in applying for Signature Membership that we are accepting applications until October 23 of this year. The signature committee meets annually to review and vote on all applications. Don’t wait another year! Learn More

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2020 Members Open Online Exhibition

November 13, 2020 through January 20, 2021

The Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod’s (PPSCC) annual member exhibition celebrates the work of our talented and accomplished community of pastel artists from across the country.

Knowing this is a challenging time for artists, we will not be charging a commission fee this year. All artists have the option of making their paintings available for sale and will receive 100% of the proceeds. And because the show is online, you will also save on framing, shipping, and travel.

Deadline for Submission: November 4, 2020

Members are invited to submit one or two pastel paintings. This is a non-juried show and all entries will be accepted and showcased on the PPSCC website, available for sale. Entry fee is $25 for one or two images.
Eligibility requirements and submission information can be found in the Prospectus.

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Awards will be Presented on November 14, 2020

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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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