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!
Pastel Camp Rescheduled!
October 30, 2021
1609 W LIttleton Blvd, Littleton, CO
GREAT NEWS! The 1-day introductory pastel workshop cancelled in March 2020 due to COVID has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 30, 9 am - 4 pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Littleton (1609 W LIttleton Blvd). The Camp's lead instructor will be Karen Spotts, with assistance from a team of other accomplished pastel artists.

This is a perfect workshop for beginning pastel painters, as well as those who wish to brush up on the fundamentals. Instruction will include demonstrations and hands on exercises. Participants will experiment with applying pastels to a variety of painting surfaces. They will explore the basics of composition (color, shapes, and values) as they sketch and create a pastel painting.

Previously registered Camp participants have already had a chance to confirm their interest in this rescheduled workshop. Space is available for 14 more! New enrollees may register for the Camp using the button below.

WHO: Beginning Pastel Artists (doesn't matter how many years you might have been involved in the medium; if you still consider yourself a beginner, you are welcome)

COST: $10 materials fee (pastels, paper and handouts) plus processing fees (.28)
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
EXTENDED DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 30TH, MIDNIGHT!

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:

    EXTENDED DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 30TH, MIDNIGHT!
    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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