Luana Luconi Winner participated in the 18th international juried exhibition at the International Association of Pastel Societies in Albuquerque, NM. Her painting “Children of Collodi: Gathering” was one of 85 paintings chosen for the exhibition in June 2011. She will also be participating in the national exhibition Pastels by Invitation 2011 at the Creative Arts [...]
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Patricia Harriss has a one woman show starting July 1st, with an artist’s reception from 6-8pm, at the Harnett County Arts Council in Lillington. Around 20 sketches and portraits that she’s made of the residents of Stagecoach Manor over the past 10 years will be on display. See more details on the postcard below.
Betty Hendrix had one pastel titled “Pale Waterlily” juried into the Cape Fear Studios 2011 National Exhibition. The show will hang from June 20th through July 20th. Cape Fear Studios and gallery are located at 148-1 Maxwell Street in downtown Fayetteville, NC.
Luana Luconi Winner will be teaching a Pastel workshop called PASTEL PYRAMID at Artspace on Saturday & Sunday, June 11 & 12 from 10am – 5pm. The cost is $175 ($155 members/teachers) Create beautiful pastel paintings by beginning with the foundation of color, studying temperature in tints and shades, and developing solid drawing skills. Step-by-step [...]
Diana Coidan will be featured at Nicole’s Studio and Gallery in Raleigh with new pastels and oils for May 2011. Join her at First Friday in downtown Raleigh, May 6th, as Diana will demonstrate pastels live during the reception from 6-9pm.
The Richeson 75 Landscape, Seascape & Architecture 2011 International Juried Exhibition has selected Lorie Callahan’s pastel painting ‘Turbulence’ to be included in the Gallery and in the on-line exhibition. The exhibition will open June 24th through August 26.
Vinita Jain currently has an exhibit of her pastel paintings at the First Flight Ventures office in RTP through the end of June. First Flight Ventures helps small companies to grow their businesses and they are located at 2 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC. Fall Studio View by Vinita Jain
The Virginia Gail Collection is a home furnishings and interior design showroom in Chapel Hill, NC. Wendy Musser’s work will be featured in their space from April 8 – May 31, 2011. Casey would welcome you anytime; but please come to the reception, in conjunction with the Chapel Hill 2nd Friday Artwalk, on April 8th [...]
A pastel painting by Diana Coidan has been juried into the 30th Annual National Competitive Exhibition at the Community Council for the Arts in Kinston, NC. You can view her work, “Women of Senegal” in the Hampton Gallery from March 17 through April 30th. There will be reception this Thursday from 6-8pm.
The Northeast Pastel Society has selected Patricia Savage’s, “Moonrise at Sunset” for display in the Seventh Annual Northeast National Pastel Exhibition in Old Forge, NY. Dates of the exhibition are May 14 through June 25. Congratulations, Patricia!
Date: Saturday, April 23 Time: 11am – 5pm Set-up: 9am Location: Raffaldini Vineyards, 450 Groce Road, Ronda, NC 28670 Raffaldini Vineyards has asked us to display our work in an upstairs room of their vineyard. We may NOT hang our work in their walls, but will display our work on our own tables or full [...]
refreshments amid some lovely pastel paintings musical entertainment Vinita Jain at the opening reception Anne Kiefaber, Patricia Savage, Kim Werfel and Kathryn Wilson
Patricia Harriss will be teaching a Pastel Portrait workshop on the first four Tuesday nights in March at the Harnett County Arts Council building in Lillington, NC (816 S. Main Street). The classes will be held from 6:30-9:00pm. For more information, call (919) 639-9130 or email her at email@example.com.
Melissa Walker will be offering two, 2 hour workshops at the Center for Visual Artists on Saturday, February 5, and again at the Hickory Mountain Weavery on Saturday, February 26. The first is “Creating Dramatic Abstract Compositions Using Black and White Collages,” from 9:30-11:30 am. The second is “Using Black and White Collage Studies to [...]
Roxanne Lorch will be exhibiting her pastels at Cary Town Hall (316 N. Academy St) with the Jordan Hall Portrait Artists Group, from January 25th to February 21st, 2011. There will be an opening reception with refreshments on Sunday, January 30, from 3-5pm.
Congratulations to our following members on their accepted work to the Pastel Society of North Carolina’s “Winter Exhibition” hosted by Ambleside Gallery. The show will run from February 4-25, 2011 with an Opening Reception on Friday, February 11th from 6-9 pm. You may also download a PDF of the accepted work. Frances Baker – The [...]
Diana Coidan will be teaching a one-day workshop at Jerry’s Artarama in pastels. “The Sky’s The Limit”, Saturday, February 19th. For more info go to www.jerrysartevents.com. Beyond the Clouds by Diana Coidan – 32″ x 26″
M. Theresa Brown is giving an Art Marketing workshop, Setting Your Art Career in Motion, on Sunday, January 16 from 1-6pm at Jerry’s Artarama in Raleigh. She will also be leading two pastel workshops at Jerry’s this spring and summer. Pastel Still Lifes that Pop on Saturday, April 2 from 10-4pm Stunning Portraits in Pastel [...]
Vinita Jain will be exhibiting pastels and etchings at the Cary Cafe (Harrison Pointe Shopping Center) from now until January 31.
Announcing the Pastel Society of North Carolina’s “Winter Exhibition” hosted by Ambleside Gallery (524 South Elm Street, Greensboro, NC 27406; (336) 275-9844) from February 4 – February 25, 2011! Dates to Remember Jan 11: Send images to Jackson Mayshark via e-mail Jackson@amblesidearts.com Jan 22: Artist notification of accepted images by Jackson Mayshark. Feb 5 & [...]
The Beaufort Art Center in Beaufort, NC will feature member, Diana Coidan, for their Holiday Art Celebration weekend event December 10th – 12th. For the first time in a decade this historic building, circa 1845, will be open at Christmas with a gala weekend of demonstrations, music, and refreshments. Diana’s pastel nautical works will be [...]
Elaine Jerome, PSNC member and founder of the Teen Support Coalition (TSC) will be exhibiting her paintings at the University Mall boutique MODERN TIMES. An opening reception will be held during the second Friday Art Walk on December 10 from 6-9 pm. Ten percent of Elaine’s art sales will be donated to her mission of [...]
Patricia Savage is participating in the Germanton Art Gallery and Winery’s 18th Annual Invitational Miniature Show taking place from December 3 – January 1, 2011. Opening Reception: Friday, December 3, 6 – 8 pm For more information call (336) 969-6121, www.germantongallery.com Happy Faces by Patricia Savage, 8″ x 10″
Join Elise Okrend at this week’s First Friday Art and Holiday Celebration for an exhibition of her latest pastel paintings along with holiday greeting cards and products that celebrate peace and diversity. Event is on Friday, December 3 from 6:30-10:00pm at Blake Street Studios, #6 (300 Blake Street, Raleigh, NC). Light refreshments and wine will [...]
Kim Werfel has been juried into the Chatham Artist’s Guild’s 18th Annual Studio Tour. Open the first two weekends in December – 4 & 5th and 11 & 12th, from 10-5 pm. A preview show will showcase the artists at the ArtsCenter in Carrboro from November 17 through December 12, and a juried show at [...]
PSNC Members Lolette Guthrie and Lindesay Harkness (second weekend only) will be open for this year’s Orange County Studio Tour. The dates are Saturday and Sunday, November 6 and 7 and 13 and 14. Saturday hours are from 10am – 5pm and Sundays are from 12pm – 5pm. View a list of all participants and [...]
Nancy Clausen was juried into the Appalachian Pastel Society’s National show at the Hayward County gallery (86 N. Main Street, Waynesville, NC). There will be a reception for the society on Friday, November 5th from 6-9pm during the Waynesville art walk.
Diana Coidan received an Honorable Mention for an accepted pastel in the Coastal Pastel Society of NC Juried Exhibition in New Bern and also received a Honorable Mention for an accepted pastel entitled “After the Storm” in the Beaufort County Arts Council’s 46th Annual Fine Arts Show in Washington, NC, October – January. After the [...]
Kathy Miles-Morgan will have art on exhibit at UNC Memorial Hospital Auxillary Classroom (first floor) and Fleetfeet Corp. Office in Carrboro Main St. (located at intersection of Rosemary and Main) for the month of October. In January, she will have an exhibit at Cup of Joe in Chapel Hill.
PSNC Member Diana Coidan had three paintings accepted into the Coastal Pastel Society of North Carolina Juried Show held at Carolina Colors Pavilion in New Bern, NC from October 1-31, 2010. Diana was also an invited artist to participate at the Art in the Gardens Fine Art Show and Sale at Duke Health Raleigh Hospital [...]
Kim Werfel won 1st place ($100) for her portrait of Eden (below) in the 8th annual Fine Art League of Cary’s Art Exhibit at the Senior Center in Bond Park. She’s also having a Solo exhibition at the Halle Cultural Arts Center’s Spotlight Gallery from Sept 28- Oct 30th with a reception this Friday, October [...]
Exciting news for one of our members, Toni Lindahl… a six page article is coming out about her in France’s “Pratique Des Arts” magazine on October 22. The whole issue will be devoted to pastelists around the world. Toni will also be exhibiting in two shows this fall: Pastel Society of America Exhibition at the [...]
PSNC Member Kathryn Wilson was also accepted into the Appalachian Pastel National Show at Gallery 86 on Main Street in Waynesville, NC plus she had three paintings accepted into the Coastal Pastel Society of North Carolina Juried Show which will be held at Carolina Colors Pavilion in New Bern, NC from October 1-31, 2010. Update: [...]
Kim Werfel will be interviewed on WCOM-FM, 103.5, this afternoon, Tuesday, September 21st from 4-5 pm by Molly Matlock, the director of the Chatham County Arts Council, as part of the “Inside the Artist’s Studio” arts talk show series which runs every Tuesday. People can live stream at www.wcomfm.org and there will be a recorded [...]
PSNC members David Boone and Suzanne Thomas are participating in the 15th Annual Studio Tour for the Wake County Area Artists this weekend, September 25th & 26th and October 2nd & 3rd from 10am-5pm on Saturday and 1-5pm on Sunday. There will be a reception and live music to kick things off on Friday, September [...]
Artwork by Betty Hendrix of Whispering Pines, NC has been accepted into the 2010 National Juried Exhibition of the Appalachian Pastel Society! The exhibit will be at Gallery 86 on Main Street in Waynesville, NC. There were 130 paintings submitted by 50 artists from 12 states. An opening reception for the public will be held [...]
Elise Okrend will have an exhibit of her pastel paintings titled “Scenes of Serenity” featuring the beauty and serenity of North Carolina and other enchanting places at the Herb Young Community Center (101 Wilkinson St, Cary) from September 21 through November 22, 2010. There will be an artist’s reception on Friday, September 24th from 6-8pm.
Our next PSNC meeting will start at 11am (note the time!) at Bond Park in Cary, NC on Saturday, September 18. A bright and open location across the street from the very large St. Michaels Catholic Church (801 High House Road, Cary 27513) with more than adequate parking. The meeting room is on the same [...]
Kim Werfel will be giving a PowerPoint lecture at the Halle Cultural Arts Center (237 North Salem Street, Apex, NC 27502) on “This Business of Being an Artist: Resumes, Bios and Statements” on Thursday, Sept 23 at 7pm. The talk will take place upstairs in the theatre and is free to attend.
Last Saturday, several PSNC members arrived at Duke Gardens for a plein air group Paint Out. Here are two paintings from the event. Lily Pond by Kathryn Wilson plein air painting by Patricia Savage
Nancy Clausen was juried into the N.E.W. (never exhibited work) show at the Visual Art Exchange in downtown Raleigh with her work “Raging River”. The show opens on September 3rd with a reception for First Friday from 6-9pm and runs until September 23. See more details and a list of the other participating artists on [...]
Shows Invited Artist for Art Show and Sale – Art in the Gardens at Duke Raleigh Hospital on Saturday, September 18th from 10am-5pm. Workshops One-day workshop titled “Pastels on Canvas” on September 14, 2010 from 10am-4pm at Nicole’s Studio & Art Gallery (Person Street, Raleigh). More information is available online at www.nicolestudio.com Two pastel workshops [...]
Please join Lolette Guthrie at her Featured Artist reception from 6-8pm on Friday, August 27, 2010 at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts, 121 Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC. The show runs from Monday, August 23 through Saturday, September 19, 2010. Along the Pillani Highway by Lolette Guthrie
Please join us for an opening artist’s reception from 6-8pm on Friday, August 27, 2010 at the Halle Cultural Arts Center (237 North Salem Street, Apex, NC 27502). The show runs from Tuesday, August 24 through Saturday, September 25, 2010. The exhibiting artists include: Chris Berndt, Lorie Callahan, Diana Coidan, Addren Doss, Lolette Guthrie, Betty [...]
The Piedmont Outdoor Painting Society and Piedmont Land Conservancy present Forever These Lands – A Matter of Perspective, an exhibit of plein air and studio paintings paired with photos of Piedmont Land Conservancy protected properties. The show will run from August 3 until October 8 with an Opening Reception on Thursday, August 19 from 5:30 [...]
Betty Hendrix will be teaching a 3-day pastel workshop in the North Carolina mountains at the Florence Thomas Art School in Glendale Springs. The dates are August 23-25, 2010. For registration information and more information about the school, visit their website at www.florenceartschool.org.
PSNC’s member show will be at the ArtsCenter in Carborro from July 5-31st. Drop-off is from 10am – 6pm on Friday, July 2nd and pick-up is from 10am – 6pm on Saturday, July 31. If you’d like an image included in the promotional materials for this show, please send an image of a painting you [...]
Carolyn Schrock has an art show at the Bill Hester Art Gallery at 1035 Mt. Carmel Church Rd in Chapel Hill beginning this weekend on Saturday, June 12 from 1-5pm. The show will run until July 12. Hours of the gallery are 11am – 5pm, Thursdays through Mondays. Carolyn has over 30 paintings on display, [...]
Darlene Holland’s pastel paintings will be on exhibit in the Green Room during the month of June at Eye of the Eagle Art (401 E Main St in Clayton, NC). Closing Exhibit Reception for the artist is June 25th from 7-9pm. “Art of some form has always been a part of my life, from drawing [...]
PSNC Member Vinita Jain is currently exhibiting at the Chatham Street Cafe in downtown Cary. The show runs from May 3rd till June 27th. It has mostly Soft Pastels with some Oil Pastels and Acrylics. Moving Clouds by Vinita Jain More information regarding the Cafe and the featured artists can be obtained at www.chathamstreetcafe.com/home.
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