Carolyn Molder had 2 paintings accepted into the Alabama Pastel Society National Show at the Soon Bok Lee Sellers Art Gallery in Birmingham, Al. The painting “Clumber Spaniel Puppy” was chosen for the “Terry Ludwig” merit award. This award now qualifies Carolyn for signature status with Alabama Pastel Society. The exhibit runs from June 4 to June 30.
The International Association of Pastel Societies website has a brand new look overall, with more emphasis on artwork and an easy method for people to find societies.
Please visit the site and take a look at our society’s information in the Member Societies listings, if you find anything that needs to be corrected, please send the information directly to Maggie Price.
They are working to determine ways the IAPS web site could be more useful to its member societies, and welcome your input and ideas.
Enjoy the new site!
PSNC member Sheryl Daniels had 2 pastels accepted into the Alabama Pastel Society Show at The Soon Bok Lee Sellers Art Gallery in Birmingham, AL. The show is running from June 4-30, 2008.
High Point Theater Arts Exhibition
Show Dates: Exhibition runs from July 19, 2008 – October 11, 2008.
Deadline to Submit Painting Information is June 30, 2008. You must email Toni Lindahl with your submission information. You may submit up to two pieces. Include the following: Name of Painting, Artist name, Contact for artist – either phone or email, Size of painting, and Price.
Painting Preparation for Hanging
This exact same information (see above) must be on the back of each painting in the upper right hand corner. All paintings must be ready for hanging with proper wire attached to the back.
Delivery Date of All Artwork: Tuesday, July 8, after Noon until before 5:00 PM.
Location of Show: Theater Arts Gallery, 220 East Commerce Avenue, High Point, NC 27260
Reception: Saturday, August 23 from 5-7 PM. Be sure to come for the Reception!
Pick up Date: All paintings must be picked up on Tuesday, October 14 after noon until before 5:00 PM. Paintings not picked up at this time will not be available again until October 28 after the Furniture Market.
ArtPerk.com allows artists to search for art opportunities, such as Juried Shows, Online Juried Shows, Calls For Work, etc, by the type of media allowed. Artists can find shows to enter right away, rather than wading through disappointing listings and wasting their time. ArtPerk.com also has no subscription fees, it’s free for artists!
Contact Durham Art Council regarding an opening in fall 2008 for a pastel instructor. Hours appear to be from 7-9 PM on Thursdays.
Kiefaber Studio of Fine Arts presents a Plein-Air Workshop in Pastels and Oils
Date: June 13, 14 and 15, 2008
Time: 9am to 4pm each day
Cost: $70.00 per day or $210.00 for all three days
Registration Deadline: June 10
Contact: Anne Kiefaber at 336-292-2010 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Battleground and Tannenbaum Parks, NC
Please download this PDF for more details and information.
May 31 and June 1
Drawing: The Foundation
10 am—5 pm, Saturday and Sunday
Learn the foundations of drawing. Work from a life drawing model in several different drawing techniques and tools. Instructor will supply all materials for this workshop. Course # 70795 is $160 at Sertoma Art Center, Raleigh, NC. For sign up call 919.420.2329.
June 7 and 8
10am—5 pm, Saturday and Sunday
This is the course that will have you painting people the easy way! Subject specific class, open media, all levels. Artists may bring in any media to work from live models Course # 70796 $220 at Sertoma Art Center, Raleigh, NC. For sign up call 919.420.2329.
Go here for more details. Sale ends 4/30/08.
In preparation for our two exhibitions coming up this summer, the May meeting will be dedicated entirely to critiques, after the usual business meeting.
This meeting traditionally has seen a large turnout, but if you have several paintings to bring, please do so! We will endeavor to give each painting some quality time, even if a small amount. There will be goodies, wine and comraderie so mark it on your calendar!
New members – this is a great time to mix with the PSNC folks – We hope to see everyone with at least one painting to view!
Thanks – Your Board
Dan Vaughan has an exhibit at the corporate office of Fleet Feet at 406 E. Main St., Carrboro NC. The exhibit will be up for the month of April and be part of the 2nd Friday Art Walk on April 11 from 6-9pm.
Pastelist Jack Pardue will conducting a plein air workshop in Murfreesboro, North Carolina from May 5-9, 2008.
Murfreesboro is a beautiful little river town located between Roanoke Rapids, NC and Elizabeth City, NC and is home to a lovely historic district offering many wonderful places for plein air painting. The cost of the workshop is $400.00 but Jack has agreed to offer a 10% discount to any member of the Pastel Society of NC.
The Artist’s Magazine has issued a “Call for Entries” for its 2008 Art Competition. The 25th annual Competition will recognize 250 finalists and award 45 major prize amounts totaling more than $25,000 in cash.
The Competition is open to both amateur and professional artists. Artists may enter work in five categories: Portrait & Figure, Landscape, Still Life, Experimental, and Animal Art. First-, second- and third-place winners selected from each category will receive $2,500, $1,250 and $750 respectively. Fifteen honorable mentions will receive $100 each. Top award winners from this year’s competition will be featured in the December 2008 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. In addition, 12 finalists will be featured as “Artist of the Month” on our website, and 13 award winners will be featured in The Artist’s Magazine’s 2009 calendar. All winners will receive a 1-year subscription to the magazine.
Entries are also being accepted in the Student/Beginner division, open to artists who have been painting for 2 years or less. First-, second- and third-place winners selected from each category will receive $150, $75, and $50 respectively. Plus, winners of this division will be featured in the magazine’s January 2009 issue.
Entries must be postmarked by May 1, 2008.