27th Annual National Juried Exhibition

“2023 For Pastels Only on Cape Cod”

June 27 to July 22, 2023
at the Cape Cod Cultural Center, South Yarmouth, MA

The Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod’s “For Pastels Only” (FPO) exhibit celebrates the pastel art form and features works by contemporary artists from across the country—and indeed the world. It provides pastel artists a distinguished opportunity to showcase and sell their work.
This prestigious show will once again be held at the Cape Cod Cultural Center in South Yarmouth and is open to the public.

Juror of Selection: Corey Pitkin

Juror of Awards: Christine Ivers

Show closing Demo Artist: Betsy Payne Cook

Important Dates

Opening date for submissions to be announced in spring.

April 1: Submission Opens

May 1: Entry deadline

May 18: Notification of acceptance

June 23: Shipped artwork due

June 25: Hand delivery of work to Cultural Center of Cape Cod Noon-3pm

June 27: Show opens to the public

July 8: Reception and Awards Presentation 6-8pm

July 22: Show closes.

July 23 – Demo 1-3 pm. Pick up work 1-4 pm

July 24 – Return artwork shipped out

Thank You to Our 2022 Awards Sponsors

The Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod is grateful for the generous support of our sponsors and partners.