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Les Pastellistes 2017 - International

«Les Pastellistes»

22nd Edition

October 27th to November 5th, 2017

OPENING, Friday, October 27th, 6 pm


227 Notre-Dame St. West
Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2T4
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Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 to 6 pm
Thursday 10 to 8 pm
Saturday & Sunday 10 to 5 pm

Online Exhibition (YouTube)

Photos of events and activities (Facebook)

ACTIVITIES (download the complete program)

  • Friday, October 27th
    1:30pm - Lynda Paquette : Animal theme. Giving the Animal his Soul Back.
    4pm to 6 pm – THE PORTRAITISTS’ CHALLENGE with Ann Rochefort, Joseph Sy, Joanna Abrahamowicz. Talented artists meet the challenge of painting the same model simultaneously. Model: Izabel Dagenais
    6pm to 9pm – VERNISSAGE
  • Saturday, October 28th
    1:30pm – Suzanne Godbout and Pierre Guidetti: Sennelier presentation, followed by Landscape demonstration, doorprizes for the attendees.
  • Sunday, October 29th
    1:30pm – Charles Vantomme (France) Landscape demonstration : The Countryside.
    3:30pm Charles Vantomme: Guided visit of the exhibition.
  • Monday, October 30th
    3:30pm – François Xavier Cloutier: Guided visit of the exhibition.
  • Tuesday, October 31st
    1:30pm – Ann Rochefort: Still life with apples, à la Cezanne ».
  • Wednesday, November 1st
    1:30pm – Harvey Segal: Still Life with a water color under painting : « It’s not what you do – it’s how you do it. »
  • Thursday, November 2nd
    1:30pm – Mélissa Breault: Using a glazing technique over a value study in creating a portrait.
    6:30pm Mélissa Breault: Guided visit of the exhibition.
  • Friday, November 3rd
    1:30pm – Michel Raymond: Completing a painting in studio using a study done on site in Charlevoix.
    3:30pm Michel Raymond: Guided visit of the exhibition.
  • Saturday, November 4th
    1:30pm - Myles Johnston : Still Life, Floral painting. Myles will show his painting process of drawing roses from life with focus on composition, form and color.
  • Sunday, November 5th
    1:30pm – Georgia Priniotakis : Landscape, sky and grass » How to combine two photos from different places as reference for a painting.

Congratulations to all our awardes for this 22nd édition:

See all awarded artworks in the Facebook photo album.

  • 1st price: Through the Prism, Myles Jonhston
  • 2nd price: Granny, Christine Dumont
  • 3nd price: Diptyque - Le brouillard de l'aube + À l'aube d'une promesse, Mélissa Breault
  • 4rd price: Frederick & Me, Élaine Despins
  • 5th price: Une rose, rien qu'une rose, juste une rose, Izabel Dagenais


  • Landscapes: Inspiration à La Tuque, Jacqueline Harvey
  • Portrait & Figures: Oops!, Peter Krc
  • Scenes of life: Marais du Nord, Julie Légaré
  • Still life: Redoux en février, François-Xavier Cloutier

Creativity Award: Dialogue de deux métaux, François Malnati

Honourable Mentions

  • Autoportrait avec foulard, Joanne Abrahamowicz
  • Marchand de nouilles, Siddik Nuckcheddy
  • Snowbird, Beata Tyrala
  • Sweet light, Robin Grinnell Everall

Public's Choice (by votes): Diptyque - Le brouillard de l'aube + À l'aube d'une promesse, Mélissa Breault

A huge thank you to our judges: Deirdre McCay et Harvey Segal.

Promotional material (click on the title to download):

Congratulations to our new Signature members:

  • Izabel Dagenais
  • Élaine Despins
  • Nancy Gaudreault
  • Bernard Leconte

A hearty thanks to our partners :

  • Banque TD
  • Hachem
  • Savoir Faire Sennelier
  • Caran d’Ache
  • Pan Pastel
  • Via Rail Canada
  • Dakota Art Pastels
  • Encadrement ERA
  • Papier UART
  • Chartpak (Schmincke)
  • Restaurant Marathon Souvlaki
  • Fromagerie Hamel
  • Dr. WilliamSteinman
  • Slimbox

Thank you to our collaborators :

  • Galerie 203
  • Corrine&co

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