Anne Kiefaber has won special recognition for one of her entries to the online Light and Space Gallery in their current all women’s art competition.
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Diana Coidan was accepted into the North Ridge Country Club Art Gala Juried Competition and Sale. The gala evening is February 25th from 6-9:30 and her pastel will be among the 30 pieces displayed in the Garden Room. She also sold two pastels in her “Pastel Expressions” solo exhibit in January.
The deadline is approaching to get your artwork in for the 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 26 – March 31, 2012. Dates to Remember Sunday, January 15: Deadline for submitting images, via e-mail, to Jackson@amblesidearts.com. Wednesday, February […]
Diana Coidan has a solo exhibit, “Pastel Expressions” at the North Ridge Country Club Gallery Hall through January 2012.
Kurt Weiser has had a productive 2011 with many shows and awards – congrats Kurt! Solo Gallery Show – at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center from January 1, 2012- March 1,2012 in the Spine Gallery 2011 Louisiana Art & Artists’Guild “42nd Annual River Road Show” Baton Rouge, LA National Juried Exhibition-“Thunder Hill” and […]
The 2011 Annual Juried Fine Arts League of Cary (FALC) painting and sculpture exhibition at Paige Walker Art Center in Cary includes several PSNC members. The juror was Sterling Edwards. The show runs from December 3, 2011 to January 10, 2012. PSNC artists juried into the show: Vinita Jain, Toni Lindahl, Roxanne Lorch, Donna Slade, […]
Patricia Savage has added several new classes to her website, psavageart.com. One new addition is a five week Self-Directed course. There are a maximum of six people in each class, so you can get lots of hands-on instruction time. You decide on what you are wishing to learn more about and Patricia will help you […]
It’s that time of year again! Please visit the ballot and submit your vote before the end of the day on Friday, December 9. Vote now!
Linda’s pastel painting, “Garden Birdhouse” was selected to be in the Jr League of Raleigh’s Southern Menagerie Juried Art Exhibition to take place on November 3-6th at the Raleigh Convention Center.
You are invited to a series of pastel paintings by Dan Vaughan on Carolina Coast and Waterways at the North Carolina Botanical Garden’s DeBerry Gallery at the University of North Carolina from November 2 – December 31, 2011. There will be a reception on November 6th at 2:00pm.
Diana Coidan was accepted in the Beaufort County Arts Council’s 47th Annual Fine Arts Show in Washington, NC and received third place for her pastel “Holliday’s Anchor Watch” which was also purchased during their Gala Preview Party. Exhibit will hang through January 3, 2012 at the beautiful Arts Council building on Gladden Street in Washington, […]
Pastel Society of America Master Pastelist Judith Cutler spoke on “Pastels and Abstracts” and gave an overview of how her pastels and abstract paintings have evolved.
It is time to let us know what you would like to do to assist and grow your society. If you would like to be put on the ballot for a position on the Executive Board or one of the committees for 2012, please contact Vinita Jain at (919) 677-9326. Or if you would like […]
The show will be running from October 7 through October 28, 2011. Click on the thumbnails below to see photos of the accepted work and opening reception.
Diana Coidan’s pastel of a rusted tug-boat entitled, “Victorary II” was accepted into the Halle Cultural Arts Center’s “Oxidtion-Rust” Juried Exhibition. The show runs from September 23-October 28th and there will be an Opening Reception on Friday, September 30th from 6-8pm.
Lolette Guthrie is a featured artist in the upcoming show, Explorations, at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts, 121 Churton St., Hiisborough, NC. Opening reception is Friday, September 30 from 6-9pm. The show runs through October 23. Dreaming of the Blue Ridge by Lolette Guthrie
You are invited to “A Celebration of Color” at Sunflower Studio and Gallery (214 E. Jones Avenue, Wake Forest, NC 27587) for Kathryn Wilson on Friday, October 14th from 5-9pm. The show will run from October 14 – November 5, 2011.
Diana has been accepted into the juried fine art show and sale “ArtSplendor” aboard the Mega Yacht, “SeaFair” docked in downtown Morehead City, September 29th through October 2nd during the Seafood Festival. Thirty feet of gallery space has been awarded for her pastels. Gallery hours aboard, Friday, 9/30 Noon – 11pm, Saturday, 10/01 10am-11pm and […]
The Architecture of Place Works by Christine S. Berndt Carrboro Town Hall, 301 West Main Street September 6 – October 27, 2011 Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm The opening reception will be part of the 2nd Friday Artwalk in Chapel Hill and Carrboro on Friday, September 9, 2011 from 6pm to 9pm. […]
Two colored pencil paintings by Betty Hendrix were juried into the “Sky’s the Limit” Juried Art Show and Competition in Breckenridge Fine Arts Center, Breckenridge, TX. The show will be open from September 6th through October 7th. She also has two colored pencil pieces in the Nature Art Gallery at the Museum of Natural Sciences […]
From her series titled “The Children of Collodi,” Luana Luconi Winner’s 20 x 16 pastel of 30 Pinocchios called “Hanging Around” was accepted into the Pastel Society of America annual exhibition at the National Arts Club in NYC. 180 pieces were selected from over 1,000 entries this year. The town of Collodi, Italy is where […]
This is part 2 of the 2011 IAPS recap by our treasurer, Anne Kiefaber. Read Part 1: The Setting. The room was quiet except for the scratching of pastel on sanded surfaces or the teacher quietly giving advice to a student. Concentration was high as each student was trying his/her best to become a better […]
Margaret Roth has a new website of her work and would like your feedback about the site format. Please check it out and contact her with any suggestions!
This is part 1 of the 2011 IAPS recap by our treasurer, Anne Kiefaber. When I decided to go to the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS for short) I did not know what to expect since the only other convention I had attended was the National Portrait Society. It exceeded expectations beyond anything I […]
Kim Werfel will be displaying her portraits, landscapes and more at the Studio Supply in Chapel Hill for the month of July. Visit with her at the reception this Friday July 8th, 6-9pm during the artwalk at 421 W. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Above is my pastel “Waiting for Mom”, 12″ x 16″, […]
Diana L. Coidan was juried into the Associated Artists of Southport Summer Reginal Juried Exhibition and received Second Place for her pastel “Un Bateau Rouge”. Exhibition dates: June 27-July 24 at Franklin Square Gallery “Un Bateau Rouge” by Diana Coidan
Melissa Walker will be one of two featured artists at the Clayton Center Gallery in Clayton, NC with new acrylic and collage paintings during the month of July. Join her on Thursday, July 7, from 6-7:30pm for the reception. Join Melissa Walker in Burlington, NC for 8 days of artistic fun, on July 11-14 and […]
Kurt Weiser has had a very successful year so far with his art, plus he and his wife have just welcomed a brand new baby girl, Lola, into their family! 2011 Piedmont Pastel Society, Charlotte, NC – Regional Juried Member Exhibition “Thunder Hill” won The People’s Choice Award 2011 Tennessee Art League 46th Annual Central […]
The Town of Cary presents a solo exhibition by PSNC member, Diana L. Coidan, “Pastel Expressions” Above, Below, and Beyond at Cary Town Hall (Academy Street, Cary, NC) on June 24 – August 22, 2011. There will be a reception during the Cary Art Loop on Friday, June 24th from 6-8pm.
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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 […]
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