We are now accepting entries for the 2021 Mile High International Pastel Exhibition!ENTRY DEADLINE: March 17th, 2021 at MidnightDownload the Full Prospectus
from our website under Resources: https://pastelsocietyofcolorado.org/pdfs/17th_annual_mhnp_exhibition_prospectus_.pdfJuror and Awards Judge:
Alain J. Picard
The PSC is proud to announce that the juror and awards judge is Alain J. Picard. Alain J. Picard is an award-winning artist, instructor, author and speaker. His acclaimed pastel and oil paintings have been exhibited throughout the US, Europe, China and the UK. Alain travels internationally as an art instructor, demonstrator, speaker and artistic advocate for the vulnerable.
Alain's work and writing have been featured on numerous occasions in such publications as The Artist's Magazine, The Pastel Journal, and Practique des Arts. In an effort to share his passion for art, Alain has written three instructional books, including "Mastering Pastel" and "Beginning Drawing," and stars in a growing collection of instructional art videos.
Alain has lectured and demonstrated for The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Arts Club in New York City, Vose Galleries in Boston, MA, the IAPS Convention in Albuquerque, NM, and the Biennial International Pastel Art Exhibition at Ming Gallery in Suzhou, China.
Alain has garnered top awards in esteemed exhibitions, including the Pastel Society of America, The American Artists Professional League, Hudson Valley Art Association, the Portrait Society of America, and the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS). He is a judge and juror of international exhibitions, and a sought-after portrait artist and landscape painter. He makes his home in Connecticut with his wife and two sons.ELIGIBILITY:
The 17th Annual Mile High International Pastel Exhibition 2021 juried show is open to any pastel artist 18 years of age or older. The PSC Exhibition Policy includes:
- Original paintings only accepted.
- No work from copyrighted images or photographs taken by anyone other than the submitting artist.
- Duplicate paintings are not accepted and will be rejected.
- If used in your paintings, collage materials must be created by the artist.
- All artwork must be at least 80% soft pastel.
- Work done under supervision in a class or workshop is not eligible.
- Paintings must have been completed within the last two years and not previously shown in any Pastel Society of Colorado exhibitions. Any painting identified as shown previously in a PSC exhibition will be rejected OR, if discovered after jurying, will remain in the exhibition and the artist will be suspended from the next two Mile High International Pastel Exhibitions. The painting will also not be eligible for any awards.
- If artwork juried into the show is not delivered, then the artist will be prohibited from entering future PSC sponsored shows for two years.
For PSC Members up to 3 paintings may be submitted at a fee of $45 plus an additional 2 paintings for $10 each. For Non-Members up to 3 paintings may be submitted at a fee of $55 plus an additional 2 paintings for $15 each. (Example: Member enters 3 = $45; 4 = $55, 5 = $65; Non-Member 3 = $55, 4 = $70, 5 = $85.) Entry fee is nonrefundable and must be paid at time of entry. Entry deadline is at midnight on the date listed above. All entries must be made through OnlineJuriedShows.com. To become a member of PSC please go to www.pastelsocietyofcolorado.org/membership. PSC membership fees are $40 annually. Online Entry:
Use the link below to go to Online Juried Shows (OJS) to submit entries. When entering online for the first time, follow the instructions to open an account and create a password. Record your password, because you will reuse it for reviewing the status of your entries and for future entries with OJS. Then go to "Apply To Calls" and scroll down to find and select the 17th Annual Mile High International Pastel Exhibition. Follow the directions for entry. When filling out your artwork information for this show, please be sure all information is correct, including spelling of your name and the artwork's title, as well as pricing of artwork. All information is entered by the artist and is used AS IS for labels and the catalogue. By providing the images and other information, the artist gives permission through this entry for the Pastel Society of Colorado to use the images of the accepted paintings for reference, printed materials, and online postings, as well as in future advertising. At the end of your entry process, payment can be made using PayPal account or a valid credit card. No changes can be made after the entry deadline listed above. DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED WORK:
Paintings must be shipped via FedEx or UPS to the following agent and must be
received April 26, 2021:
Curtis Center for the Arts
2349 E Orchard Road
Greenwood Village, CO 80121
Attention: Chris Steven Show Co-Chairs
are Jeannette Stutzman
303-202-5859 & Sarah St. George
303-674-3561 at firstname.lastname@example.org. Email or call with questions. We have two workshops planned in conjunction with the exhibit
Landscape Workshop: Monday, May 17 - Wednesday, May 19, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Portrait Workshop: Thursday, May 20 - Friday, May 21, 9:00 am - 4:00 pmSee details below...