SHOWS AND EVENTS

PSC Online Calendar of Events
January 1, 2019
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!
The PSC 2021 Member Show, "Staying Connected"
August 4, 2021 to August 27, 2021
Western Colorado Center for the Arts, 1803 North 7th Street, Grand Junction, CO 81501
"Staying Connected"
Staying Connected is the theme for the PSC 2021 Member Show. When we paint we form a connection with our subject, whether it is a landscape, cityscape, group of favorite objects in a still life, model for a portrait or figure study or colors, forms and textures in an abstract. We then hope to share this connection with our viewers: family, friends, acquaintances and people we've not yet met. This show is not juried. Each artist submitting work will have their work in the show, within reason.

Schedule of events:
Call for entries opens April 15, 2021
Show dates: August 4 - August 27, 2021
Deadline for entries: July 16, 2021
Deadline for shipped work. Artwork to arrive the week prior to July 26, 2021
Hand delivery: August 3, 2021. 10:00 - 2:00
Hanging/Installation - August 4, 2021
Judging of Show: August 5, 2021
Opening Reception: August 6, 2021, 5:30-8:00pm (due to Covid restrictions, please check with Art Center for reservations: gjartcenter.org)
Show closes August 27, 2021
Pick up work: August 28, 2021

Contact:
Candy Tobin, Co-Chair, 970-640-3983
Susie Roehm, Co-Chair, 970-778-8044
Click here to email the show chairs

Awards Judge: Mike Ray
Colorado artist, Mike Ray, will be the judge for the PSC 2021 Member Show. Mike is a
Master Signature Member of the Pastel Society of Colorado and an Associate Member of the Pastel Society of America.
According to Mike, "a painter's journey is never over". He says he can no longer remember a beginning and sees no end to his journey. It is a journey of seeing and then painting how he feels about what he sees. He is a product of the West.
Generations of ranchers, farmers, miners and loggers have shaped his passion for the western outdoors. He paints because it takes him to those places he loves. His quest is to share that love of painting contemporary Western America one painting at a time.
Mike is a local and national award winning artist with a degree in Fine Arts from Regis University. he is also a member of the Plein Air Artists of Colorado PAAC and a member of the American Impressionist Society of America.

Download/print the pdf of the show prospectus
LET'S CELEBRATE! PSC 2021 Small Works Pastel Show & Sale
November 19, 2021 to December 10, 2021
BITFACTORY GALLERY 851 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204-4344
BITFACTORY GALLERY
Gallery Hours M-F 11am-2:30pm
Plus First and Third Friday evening Art Walks on Santa Fe
Opening Reception November 19, 2021, 5-8 pm

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 On-Site Show Judge and Online Juror - Deborah Bays
    My medium of choice is pastel and my style is informed by my years as a theater artist and the chiaroscuro tradition of the Dutch Masters. My work has been featured in art publications and I exhibit paintings in galleries nationwide. I have been awarded Master Pastelist status by the Pastel Society of America. It is with great pleasure that I have returned to the Art Students League of Denver to teach classical drawing and painting. Please visit her website at deborahbaysstudio.com

    Where:
    Bitfactory Gallery, 851 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, Colorado
    In Person and Online

    Great Opportunity!
    Great Location: The Bitfactory Gallery is located in the Art District on Santa Fe, a nationally recognized arts district and one of Colorado's designated Creative Districts. The area hosts more than 30 well advertised art galleries, studios and creative businesses and attracts both locals and tourists throughout the year.

    Great Timing: This year's show is perfectly timed not only for the Holiday Small Works Collecting Season, but will also be on display during the popular First Friday Art Walks and Third Friday Collector's Previews.

    Keep 75% of your sales

    Call for Entry:

    Opens April 1, 2021. Entry deadline is midnight, September 23, 2021.
    Apply at www.pastelsocietyofcolorado.org/shows.php

    Click Here to Download and Print the Show Prospectus

    Artists will deliver pieces to be shown on November 12, 2021 between the times of 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Questions:
    Email our show co-chairs, Lisa Camilla Hale & Tracy Wilson at mini@pastelsocietyofcolorado.org.
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