Event

Les Pastellistes 2013 - International Edition

Our international exhibition was held from Nov. 1st to Nov. 10th, at Ogilvy. Read details...

« Les Pastellistes », our 18th edition International Exhibition selected by jury, was held from Nov 1st to 10th, 2013, at OGILVY's TUDOR Hall.

Address:
1307 West Ste. Catherine Street (5th floor)
Montreal, Quebec (H3G 1P7)

Opening hours:
Mon. Tue. Wed. 10am to 6pm
Thu. Fri. 10h to 9pm
Sat. 10am to 5pm
Sun. 12pm to 5pm

Congratulations to all our 2013 winners:

Horace Champagne Grand Prize (1st prize)
#81 - Danielle Richard, "Jolyane"
($750 bursary from Hachem)

2nd prize
#10 - Melissa Breault, "Lumière d'Israël"
($500 Bursary, fromCaran D'Ache)

3rd prize
#71 - Chantal Peterson, "L'écharpe Rose"
($200 bursary + 2 set of papers, a $200 value : total value of $400, from Papeterie Saint-Gilles)

4th prize
#53 - Peter Krc, "Venitian Mark"
(Pan Pastel 80-colour set, approx. value of $390, from Pan Pastel)

5th prize
#1 - Magda Bascaron, "Des pensées et des salvias"
(compact box from Dakota, a $180 value + a two-drawer Rembrandt Box, a $90 value, approx. total value of $270)

Still Life Category
#51 - Myles Jonhston, "Automn Solitude"
(80-half stick Rembrandt pastel set, from Hamelin, a $130 value and Blue Earth "Reds" set from Dakota, a $80 value)

Landscape Category
#41 - Reine Goodrow, "Creeping Shadow"
(one 80 half-stick Sennelier pastel set, from Savoir-Faire ($130) + $75 gift certificate from PastelEtc, Girault wholeseller)

Portrait Category
#4 - Rosalie Beck, "Flame"
(Mount Vision pastel set, a $100 value + $75 gift certificate from Dakota + 1 DVD, a $30 value)

Scenes of Life
#79 - Michel Raymond, "Quand le temps s'arrête"
(12 Henri Roché pastel sticks ($220) from Pastel Studio)

Creativity Prize
#45 - Ann Duckett, "Unpowering"
(weekend at Mont Tremblant for two persons, from Les Éditions de Villers)

Honourable Mentions
#7 - Dominique Bisson, "Repos de la sagesse"
#60 - Pierre Montgrain, "Au pied des portes de l'enfer"
#25 - Jacques Clément, "Ergal"
#67 - Siddick Nuckcheddy, "Cueilleuse de thé No.1"
(1 DVD each, a $24 value)

Our prize judges were: MM. Samir Kachami, Yvan Dagenais, Scott Addis and Horace Champagne.

Public's Choice (Determined by the public's votes at the exhibition)
Mélissa Breault, Lumière d'Israël.

Volunteering Work Prize Draw, offered by VIA Rail
(two round-trip Sleeper Class tickets between Montreal and Halifax, a $1,904 value):
Lucie Lucas

Congratulations to our new Signature members:

Dominique Bisson,
Lysette Drainville,
Line Hamel,
Mallé Jurima-Romet,
Francine Langlais,
Chantal Peterson,
Michèle Turnier andet
Ghislaine Veilleux.

Events Schedule

Friday, November 1st
4 pm to 6 pm • LE DÉFI DES PORTRAITISTES ANN ROCHEFORT, JOSEPH SY, JUAN CRISTOBAL AND DENIS JACQUES
Four talented portrait artists step up to the challenge and simultaneously paint the same model.

Saturday, November 2nd
10:30 am • PIERRE BUREAU
Creativity and realism, the imaginary and the abstract. The demonstration is followed by a guided visit of the exhibition (in French).
1:30 pm • MARGARET FERRARO
The artist will demonstrate the use of a limited palette and will show how to increase creativity.

Sunday, November 3th
Noon • CAFÉ DES ARTISTES
Enjoy the exhibition, coffee and sweets, music and artists at work, all inside Tudor Hall.

Monday, November 4th
10:30 am • CLAUDE LETARTE
The General Director of Papier Saint-Gilles, location of Pastel Toujours 2014, will present their famous hand-made papers.

Tuesday, November 5th
1:30 pm • ANN ROCHEFORT
Winner of many awards, Ann will execute a still life, demonstrating the importance of the shadows.

Wednesday, November 6th
1:30 pm • KATHY MORRIS-TRAINOR
Guided visit of the exhibition (in English).

Thurday, November 7th
1:30 pm • MICHEL RAYMOND
The artist will execute a park scene in the rain and discuss colour temperature.

Friday, November 8th
11 am • ANN ROCHEFORT
Guided visit of the exhibition with emphasis on hard and soft edges.
1 pm • MICHELLE HACHEM
The Marketing and Public Relations Director of Hachem (formerly Encadrements des Cèdres) will give a presentation on framing pastels.

Saturday November 9th
1:30 pm • MARIE-HÉLÈNE AUCLAIR
This master pastellist will execute a still life based on “La bouilloire rouge”.

Sunday November 10th
1:30 pm • SUZANNE GODBOUT
How to do skies : Using Pan Pastel on Pastelmat paper, the artist will demonstrate how to easily achieve a dazzling sky!


A Special Fund-raising Raffle!

This year, we were fortunate to have two fund-raising raffles. The first is pastel boxes. The second concerns two very special paintings donated to us by wonderful masters-Horace Champagne and Bill Hosner.

Horace Champagne
Horace Champagne
Afternoon Sun on Fresh Snow (15x12")
Encadrement Ganesh Art
Value: $2,500
Bill Hosner
Bill Hosner
Halloween (11x14")
Value: $3000(USD)

Tickets cost $5 each or 6 for $25 and 10 for $40 and the draw took place on the last Sunday of the Show, November 10th at 4 pm.

These raffles are very attractive for members and the public alike. They raise funds for our Society (a non-profit organization) and provide publicity for our donors.

This year happy winners are:

  • One box of 80 assorted half sticks pastel Sennelier, from Hamelin, $130 value: Julie Donaldson (member)
  • One box of Girault Darks, from Pastel Studio, a $130 value: Réjanne Thibault (membre)
  • Bill Hosner's original pastel painting: Miriam Grassby
  • Horace Champagne's original pastel painting: Michel Dagenais

 

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