PSC Online Calendar of Events
January 11, 2017
We've added a new page with a google calendar of PSC shows and Events! Please visit the page by clicking the link below. Our show chairs and other PSC administrators will be adding important event dates regularly so please visit often!
2018/19 PSC 20 Page Full-Color Printed Calendar Fundraiser
June 28, 2018
Also available for Purchase at PACE during the Mile High National Pastel Exhibition Opening Reception, Thursday, July 12, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at PACE (Parker Arts, Culture & Events Center), 20000 Pikes Peak Avenue, Parker, CO 80138

We will place a second print run if demand is higher than supply...
• Great Collector's Item
• Each month features a winning pastel painting selected by our judge, signature member, Jane Christie. Jane was the Best of Show winner for the 2017/18 PSC Calendar.
• Following the months, there are 4 pastel paintings selected as honorable mentions.
• Support the medium of soft pastel and the Pastel Society of Colorado!
• October 2018 through December 2019!

The Calendar price is $20/each plus credit card processing and shipping fees. Through the link below you can select, 1, 2, or 6 calendars for purchase. Payments are processed by PayPal and you can pay with either a credit card or a PayPal account.

NOTE: Calendars will ship to your mailing address. If you would like to order to ship to another address please email Jeannette Stutzman at
PSC 2018 Member Show, "This Place"
September 14, 2018 to October 5, 2018
The Great Frame Up 430 Main Street, Longmont, CO 80501
This Place, is the theme for the Pastel Society Of Colorado Member show for 2018. This place could be a place that is significant to you. This place might be a favorite painting place, or where you are in any given moment. It could be an interior or how you place a still life.

Image shown to the right is Recycle, by Cliff Austin. 2017 PSC Member Show, Best in Show.

Schedule of events:
September 14-October 5, 2018
Show closes October 5, 2018
Pick up work Saturday October 6, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Monday October 8, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Loretta Foyle 303-656-5618, Co-chair;
Dawn Buckingham 720-270-9555 Co-chair;


Best Of Show, Peter Heineman, "Receding Shore"
First Place, Mark Brockman, "Old Coat"
Second Place, Marcie Cohen, "Hidden Mesa Winter"
Third Place, Ross James, "Ibis Pair",

Honorable Mention winners,
Carole Bushmann, "I'll Fly Away, Norbert Nagel, "Beyond Reality", Cliff Austin, "Parking", Xenia Sease, "Summer Shadows", Sandy Marvin, "Plum Twig".
The Terry Ludwig Award went to, Paula Fossum, "Red Rocks"

People's Choice Award was a tie.
Carole Bushmann, "That's Paris", and Paula Fossum, "Red Rocks.
2018 PSC Small Works Show & Sale
September 20, 2018 to October 21, 2018
Mary Williams Fine Art, Boulder, CO
Deadline for entries Midnight on Oct 21, 2018

SHOW DATES: DEC. 6, 2018 - JAN 31, 2019
Don't miss this opportunity to show at Mary Williams Fine Arts in Boulder!
5311 Western Avenue
Boulder, CO 80301

This show will feature smaller sized paintings done in soft pastel. The maximum artwork size (hxw of the image area) will be 108 square inches (a 9x12 is an example of an image that meets this requirement).

Our Reception will be during Mary's annual, very well-attended Holiday Party!


Show Guidelines:
• All images 108 sq/in or smaller *this is the painting image size before adding the frame. 9x12=108, 8x10=80, 10x10=100, etc.
• Minimum of 2" moulding (frame width) on all paintings
• NO MATS on FRAMING for this show
• Minimum of $350 painting price
• Each artist may enter 1-2 paintings

Our Show Judge and Juror will be DAVE SANTILLANES!
Dave is a highly recognized painter from the Colorado front range. Please visit his website to see his paintings:

Important Dates:
• Show Call for entry opens Sept 20, 2018
• Deadline for entries Midnight on Oct 21, 2018
• Acceptance notification by Nov 5, 2018
• Shipped paintings to arrive Nov 26-27 at Mary Williams Fine Art (details below)
• Drop-Off at Mary Williams Fine Art for hand-delivered paintings Nov 29 & 30, 2018
• Show Opening Reception Dec 6, 2018 from 5-8pm
• Show Closes Jan 31, 2019
• Pickup date/time to be announced

Shipping Information:
All shipped work needs to include:
• Prepaid shipping label
• Art shipped without a prepaid return label will not be displayed until a return label is provided Failure to provide a prepaid return label will result in a $25 handling fee in addition to the bill for return shipping
• Identification tags attached to back of each accepted work
• It is recommended that artists use either Masterpak or Airfloat boxes for shipping
• For pieces shipped with glass, neither PSC nor the Gallery is responsible for breakage or replacement
• We suggest you use Plexiglass
• It is suggested that artists who ship glass should always cover it with a product called "glass skin" which is available from the Masterpak company… it holds the glass together in case of breakage in transit, is easily peeled off, and may be re-used if handled carefully
• Include the handling charge of $25 per box, payable to Mary Williams Fine Art for each box in the shipment to cover unpacking, storage of shipping boxes and repacking
• Accepted artists will be responsible for shipping and insurance both ways

Hand Delivered Painting Information:
• Hand deliver artwork to a central location specified by PSC in Denver or the Western Slope.
• PSC has volunteers to take artwork to Boulder from the Denver area, and will solicit volunteers from the Western Slope to transport to the Front Range group.
• To prepare artwork for transit:
- Make sure label is filled out and attached to the back of the artwork.
- Wrap in bubble wrap and seal in a box. Or, place cardboard on both sides of artwork, wrap in bubble wrap on the outside, and tape.
- Label again on the outside.

Entry Cost:
PSC Members: 1-2 paintings, $40 plus paypal fees
Non-Members: 1-2 paintings, $60 plus paypal fees
Shipped work fee: $25 check made payable to Mary Williams Fine Art

The PSC will be asking for 4-5 volunteers to help with food setup and bartending during the reception.
Sponsored by:
PSC Winter Workshop: Art of the Flower with Terrie Lombardi
November 17, 2018
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Room 110 EPiC Building
Price: $60 (plus $3 processing fees)
Audience: all levels
Time: 9am to 4pm, 1 day

Description: Still Life is a wonderful genre that opens the door to understanding spatial
relationships and the use of color. We're very fortunate to have one of our own members,
Terrie, to offer an in depth one day workshop.

Terrie is a seasoned painter with many years of experience. She is an active member in Pastel
Society of America and of course in Pastel Society of Colorado. Her training is extensive with
many exceptional instructors: Quang Ho, Albert Handell, Doug Dawson, Lorenzo Chavez to
name a few.
Terrie's demeanor is very upbeat and fun. She will teach you how to develop an underpainting,
apply layers of pastel to it and take it to a finished painting. In addition you will learn and
practice composition, value, and edge control.

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. To place your name on a waiting list, please email Wayne Vigil at
Sponsored by:
Front Range PSC Holiday Party at Mt Vernon
December 8, 2018
PSC Holiday Get Together & Celebration of Our Year

Save the Date: December 8, 2018
Mount Vernon Canyon Club
24933 Club House Cir, Golden, CO 80401
11:00 am to 3 pm

Menu & Sign-Up Online below ($32/person), Cash Bar

Price includes gratuity

Bring an art related gift to share, $10.00 maximum

This is a lot of fun! Come join us!

RSVP by December 4th at noon
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