Congratulations to Mikaela Quinn
Winner of the Membership Directory Cover Contest 2013
Congratulations to the winners of our Annual Membership Competition:
1st Place - Adrianna Hewings
2nd Place - Sheridan Shimp
3rd Place - Don Weber
Our first Art Supply Auction was a roaring success.
A hugh "Thank You" to Fred Ruth for his auctioneering skills.
Calendar of Events
|May 16||2:00 - 4:00pm||
Meeting at St. James Methodis Church, 3255 N. Campbell. Showing Painting from Photos: Pastels with Maggie Price video.
Call to Artists
Deadline - August 15 - 15th Annual Pastel 100 Competition. 30 cash or material prizes, including a Grand Prize of $5,000. Visit www.artistsnetwork.com/pasteljournalcompetition.
Deadline - August 15 - Pastel Society of New Mexico 22nd Annual National Pastel Painting Exhibition, November 1-24, 2013, at Expo New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. Judge of Awards: Elizabeth Mowry. Jurors: Marla Baggetta, Marc Hanson, Sally Strand. Cash and merchandise awards approximately $10,000. Original and 80% soft pastels only. Maximum of 3 digital entries, $35 (members), $40 (non-members). Prospectus and Workshop information on website: www.pastelsnm.org or send SASE to PSNM-F, PO Box 3571, Albuquerque, NM 87190-3571.
Deadline - September 4, 2013 - The Pastel Society of the Southwest. 2013 32nd National Juried Exhibition dates November 4-30, 2013. Held at the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Grapevine, TX. Juried by Judith Carducci. Prospectus at www.juriedartservices.com or www.pssw.info. Contact Janis Krendick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline - July 1, 2013 - The Pastel Society of America 41st Annual Open Juried Exhibition at the National Arts Club, New York City, September 3-29, 2013. Soft pastels only. Digital entries only. Download prospectus at www.pastelsocietyofamerica.org or send SASE (#10) to The Pastel Society of America, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003. Info 215-533-6931 or email@example.com
Deadline - July 1, 2013 - The Cumberland Pencil Company is delighted to announce the inaugural Derwent Art Prize for works created in pencil. The work entered must be created in pencil (including water-soluble, pastel, graphite, charcoal or colouring pencils). The work must not exceed 182cms in its greatest dimension. There is no minimum size limit. The Prize is open to both 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional works. All entered work must have been completed within the last 3 years. The work selected for exhibition must be available from September to December 2013. Web site is www.derwent-artprize.com.
June 15, 2013-Treasures For TIHAN (Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network)-Doubletree by Hilton Hotel - Tucson-Reid Park. Now accepting donations of art auction items. Volunteer your time or share your treasurers, please contact Scott Blades at 299-6647 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TENTH BIENNIAL IAPS Convention - Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town. Albuquerque, New Mexico. June 6-9, 2013. Workshops close out quickly, so go to http://www.pastelinternational.com/CONVENTIONS/tenth/tenth.html and sign up for a fun few days of enjoying pastels artists.