FPO 2021 – Award of Honor: Alex Kasyan, “Morgan”

Become a PPSCC Member!

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

There are two levels of membership:

Individual Membership    $40
Signature Membership     $60

You must jury into signature membership. Jurying is done once each year in October. For more information see below.


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You will be given the option to pay your dues with PayPal or a credit card. Membership term is for one year; all memberships expire on December 31.

Or, if you prefer, you may print and fill out the Membership Application/Renewal Form and send it with your check to:
PPSCC Membership, PO Box 1154, South Yarmouth, MA 02664.

current member list


  • 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

Additional Signature Member Benefits

  • Have your work in the Signature Members Gallery on this website
  • Entry in the Signature Member Exhibition, held every two years

current Signature Member list
Signature Gallery

Signature Membership

The honor of Signature Membership is awarded to working artists of consistent excellence. The high standards of Signature Membership affirms the nationwide prestige of PPSCC. 

1.Work shows Excellence, Originality, and Consistency.

2.Demonstrated exhibition record (such as acceptance into 3 national art exhibitions like PPSCC For Pastels Only)

Become a Signature Member!

Show us your best work and you too can become a Signature Member with PPSCC! We are accepting applications for Signature Membership until October 22nd of this year. The signature committee meets annually to review and vote on all applications. Notification of results will be e-mailed by December 13th of this year.

The honor of Signature Membership is awarded to working artists of consistent excellence. The high standards of Signature Membership affirms the nationwide prestige of PPSCC.

Please fill out the Signature Membership Form to apply for Signature Membership. You’ll find information for the Signature Application Procedure on the Application Form and a tips sheet to help you in making your decision.

Thank you, we look forward to seeing your work!

Signature Application
Tips and Procedures

*All Signature members must be fully current with their Signature member dues payments. After 3 consecutive years of non payment of Signature dues, they will lose their signature status and must reapply for Signature status.

Rita Kirkman wins Best of Show

March 15th, 2021|

Rita Kirkman has won Best of Show at the Austin Pastel Society Juried Member Exhibit, with her latest large figurative piece "Cousins" 32x32. The show is online at online and in person at the Austin Fine [...]

Lorraine Trenholm wins 2nd Place Award

March 15th, 2021|

Lorraine Trenholm’s pastel “Chamisa Canyon” 8 X 10” was awarded 2nd place in the Pastel Society of Colorado 2021 Online Show: That’s Amore. Lorraine's thanks to the juror and judge of awards, Alain Picard. Click [...]