PSC Calendar Fundraiser
July 1, 2017

• Great Collector's Item
• Each month features a winning pastel painting selected by our judge, master signature member, Dennis Rhoades.
Following the months, there are 4 pastel paintings selected as honorable mentions.

• Support the medium of soft pastel and the Pastel Society of Colorado!

Congratulations Winning Artists!

Best of Show: Jane Christie, The Beauty After
1st Place: Diane Fechenbach, Afternoon Light
2nd Place: Peter Heinemann, Beach 69
3rd Place: Norbert Nagel
Top 15: Bonnie Anthony, Wheeler Peak Wilds
Top 15: Penny Creasy, Lupine Meadow
Top 15: Ani Espriella, Headed to the Meadow
Top 15: Gary Huber, Bradley Lake Shallows
Top 15: Katherine Irish, Silver and Gold
Top 15: Pat Kuper, Lake and Jewel
Top 15: Lise MacGregor, Last Light
Top 15: Sarah St George, Snow in the Trees
Top 15: Jeannette Stutzman, Looking Up
Top 15: Mike Ray, Access Road
Top 15: Virginia Unseld, Break in the Trees

4 Honorable Mentions:
Honey Lea Gaydos, String Theory
Clare Scott, Sandstone Creek
Nancy Wylie, He Walks With Me
Margaret Zimbrick, Once Upon a Time
13th Annual Mile High National Pastel Exhibition
July 6, 2017 to August 20, 2017
Littleton Museum, 6028 S. Gallup St. Littleton, CO 80120
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 6, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Show Closes: Saturday, August 20, 2017
Pickup Work: Monday, August 21, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Juror and Awards Judge: Tony Allain
The PSC is proud to present the 2017 judge and juror, Tony Allain. Tony is an elected member of the Pastel Society UK, Master's Circle of International Association of Pastel Societies, Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America, and Master Pastelist of the Pastel Artists of New Zealand.

Tony has been painting for over forty years. He is a painter of light and movement with a complete understanding of his surroundings. Born and raised in the Channel Islands, Tony has exhibited extensively over the years. His work can be found in many leading galleries as well as private and corporate collections including the Maritime Museum Guernsey. He has won extensive awards for his work throughout the world. Tony lives and works in the UK.
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2017 Exhibition of Signature Members of the Pastel Society of Colorado
July 22, 2017 to August 26, 2017
Center for The Arts Evergreen
July 22 - August 26, 2017
Center for the Arts Evergreen
32003B Ellingwood Trail, Evergreen, CO 80439
(next to Buchanan Rec Center)

Image pictured to the right is a painting by Clive Tyler, show judge.

No longer accepting entries for this show

The Colorado Pastel Society's Signature Show is an exhibit which occurs bi-annually. All current members who have received the designation of Signature, or Master Signature, are eligible to enter this exhibit.

This show allows each Signature member to develop a body of work consisting of 3 pastel paintings around an idea or concept the individual member wishes to explore. This idea is one which should engage the artist in their own personal query. A paragraph or two should accompany the body of work describing and defining the personal topic, concept, query.

We are pleased to welcome Clive Tyler as our awards judge.

Clive is a former Coloradan now living in Taos, New Mexico. He is Best of Show winner in the Pastel Journal's 8th Annual Pastel 100 competition, an elected member of the Pastel Society of America, signature member of the Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters and the American Impressionism Society. His artwork can be seen here in Denver at Saks Gallery. He says he enjoys working in a series in his own work.

"I wish to share the outdoor experience that I have had with nature and my interpretation as an artist with a representational impressionist point of view. I am painting the experience, not a reproduction to the view. I want to have the viewer want to step into the painting, look around the corner, look up at the aspens, feel the temperature of the day, sense a feeling of the time, hear the sounds of leaves and the thunder of a distant storm.Through color harmony, pastel pigment, texture and edges and with a strong concept, good design and composition, I convey this to the viewer and evoke some memories or desires. When viewers say, "I know where that is," or I feel like I want to walk in there with the aspens, or "I wish I was there" that is a successful panting to me."

Pickup August 28th 10am-3pm

Sales- All artwork in the show shall be offered for a sale price as proscribed by the artist. A commission of 35% will be retained by CAE, 5% for PSC, and 60% of the sales price will be retained by the selling artist. Artwork prices shall remain fixed throughout the show and any art sold shall remain in the exhibit until final close of the show. CAE staff will be available to assist with directing the client to a satisfactory sale.

2017 Calendar-Signature Member Show
Pick up of Hand delivered Paintings- August 28, 2017 between 10am-3:00pm
57th Annual Artists' Alpine Holiday Art Show
July 27, 2017 to August 5, 2017
Ouray, Colorado
The Ouray County Arts Association announces the dates for the 57th Annual Artists' Alpine Holiday Art Show in Ouray, Colorado this summer, from July 27 August 5.

Presented by the Ouray County Arts Association since 1960, the exhibit is one of the oldest in Colorado! In addition to over $5,000 in prize money, the show attracts many visitors and generates a number of sales. It has included artists of all mediums from several states, but most are from Colorado and surrounding states.

I hope all artists will be interested in entering this juried exhibit. All entries will be eligible for Best in Show ($500) and there will be separate artistic categories with awards for first ($400), second ($200) and third ($100) place in each category. Please see and share the attached PDF with your members. Online registration is open until June 26th.
If any artist has any questions about the show or registration please do not hesitate to call or email me.

Best regards,
Rod Martinez, Ouray County Arts Association Publicity
Norbert Nagel Workshop - Key to a Successful Painting
September 30, 2017
Near Wadsworth Blvd. & Bellevue Ave.
Paint along with Norbert as he shows how to get a good start so that you minimize the amount of corrections you make as you take your painting to conclusion. The workshop will concentrate on learning composition and design techniques, color harmony, and setting yourself up for a successful painting experience. You're welcome to bring 1 or 2 paintings for critique

Cost: $40 (plus $2 for PayPal fees)
Workshop date: Saturday, September 30 from 9am - 4pm
Location: near Wadsworth Blvd. & Bellevue Ave. (exact address will be given with material list)

All painting levels are welcome

Material list will be provided to participating students
October 28, 2017 to November 11, 2017
Art Center & Gallery of Estes Park
Call for Entries 21st Annual LINES INTO SHAPES
Art Competition - Show & Sale
Sponsored by the Art Center & Gallery of Estes Park

Show Runs: October 28 November 11, 2017
Deadline: Monday, August 28, 2017 - 11:59 p.m. PST

Show applications by On Line Juried Shows
Up to $4000 will be awarded in prize money.
Best of Show: $1000
1st Place in each Category $200 2nd Place in each Category $100
Plus, Additional Awards

2017 Juror / Award Judge: John Taft. Longmont, Colorado
Awarded the Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine's Award of Excellence in 2014

Category 1: Oil painting, Acrylic, Encaustic
Category 2: Watercolor, Pastels, Mixed Media
Category 3: Graphite, Scratch board, Pencil, Ink
Category 4: Original print making, Etching, Woodcuts
Category 5: Sculpture, Ceramics, Glass, Assemblage, Wood, Leather
Category 6: Photography
Category 7: Fiber
Category 8: Jewelry

For prospectus, visit
For additional information/clarification, email
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