Events

Les Pastellistes 2017 - International

Our international exhibition, Les Pastellistes, 2017 edition, was held from October 27th to November 5th, 2017, at Galerie 203. See our online Exhibition!

5e Biennale Internationale du Pastel des Monts du Lyonnais

September 8th to 24th, 2017, Horizon Pastel presents its 5th International Pastel Biennial and the Pastel Society of Eastern Canada will be an Exceptional Guest.

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News

"Crystal de roche" from William-Daniel Cadieux, which received an honourary mention during "Les Pastellistes" enxhibition in 2016, was  published in the French magazine "Pratique des Arts". William-Daniel is among the 39 selected artists under the free theme contest entitled "Devenez l’artiste de l’année 2017". Good luck for the final selection that wil be published in 2018!

IAPS is pleased to present the IAPS 31st Juried Exhibition - The 2017 Webshow. It can be viewed by clicking the red link in the NOTICES section of the IAPS Home page:  http://www.iapspastel.org.

IMPORTANT REMINDER to all PSEC members: Do not forget that your annual membership renewal fees are due before December 31st 2017. To pay, open a member's session with your username and password then click on "Renew my membership", on the left under "My Profile".

Did you know that the Pastel Journal magazine features a 8-page article on our Signature Member Elaine Despins in the December 2017 issue? Now available in newstands and online.

 

Michelle Bonneville is thrilled to have won an Honourable Mention in the ‘Pastel 100’ annual competition for her painting of the Schnauzer Debonair Dog which will be featured in the April 2018 issue of the Pastel Journal.

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Associations / Groups

Here are some of the associations with which we are proudly partners:

International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS)
The International Association of Pastel Societies represents pastel societies uniting in a common cause—to demonstrate the validity and quality of fine art in pastel around the world.


 

Pastel Society of America (PSA)
Founded in 1972 by Flora B. Giffuni, Pastel Society of America (PSA) - the oldest existing pastel society in America - is largely responsible for the current renaissance of pastels in American art.


 

Art du Pastel en France


 

Pastel Artists Canada


 

Société de pastel d'Espagne (ASPAS)


 

L'art de coeur de l'art
French art association (from Lyon) which vocation is to restore Pastel and Drawing in its right place as a pictural technique by organizing exhibitions


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