Event

Les Pastellistes 2015

Our 20th anniversaryLes Pastellistes international exhibition was presented this year at Galerie Z, from October 30 to November 8, 2015.

Les Pastellistes

20th Edition

International Anniversary Exhibition selected by jury

October 30th to November 8th, 2015

OPENING (VERNISSAGE): October 30th, at 6 pm

Galerie Z
5409, boul. St-Laurent, Montréal, Qc H2T 1S5
(Map on Google)

OPENING HOURS:
Mon., Tues,. Wed.  and Fri. 10 am to 6 pm / Thurs. 10 am to 8 pm
Sat. and Sun. 10 am to 5 pm

 

First prize $1000 cash, over $5,000 in prizes

Selection Jury: Terri Ford, Marie Hélène Auclair, Denis Jacques.

Remembering our exhibition in images...

Our winners for this edition:

  • Grand Prize: Élaine Despins - Les mains de ma mère
  • 2nd prize: Mélissa Breault - Au creux de la main
  • 3rd prize: Myles Johnston - Livraison 410
  • 4th prize: Huguette Tremblay - Cow Girl
  • 5th prize: Chantal Peterson - Court arrêt à St-Joseph-de-la-Rive
  • Categories:
    • Landscape: Johanne Charron - Lumière en montagne
    • Portrait: Peter KRC - Handmate
    • Scene of life: Siddick Nuckcheddy - La récolte
    • Sill life: François Malnati - Anamorphose
  • Creativity Prize: Caroline Guernon - Intéressé par le nid
  • Honourable Mentions:
    • Jacques Clément - Fidja
    • Christa Koteison - Village Scene
    • Margaret Ferraro - Hana of the Rocks
    • Tricia Kaman - Scottish Hat
  • Public Choice Award (by vote, from the visitors): Inspiration d'une marraine, Claudia Laurin

New Signature Members for 2015

Congratulations and welcome to the PSEC Signature Member circle to :

  • Mélissa Breault
  • Georgette Goupil
  • Robin Grinnell
  • Stephen Hayes
  • Christa Kotiesen
  • Jean-Jacques Pagé
  • Nicole Peck

Winner of the train trip offered by ViaRail
(for members who volunteered hours during the exhibition):
Peter Krc
Prize: $500 Promotional Trip Certificate

Promotional Material

Activities Schedule

Friday Oct. 30
4pm to 6 pm: PORTRAITIST'S CHALLENGE
JUAN CRISTOBAL, ANN ROCHEFORT, JOSEPH SY and a model, JOANNIE MENARD
A Master Pastellist and two talented artists are challenged to do a portrait simultaneously of one model.

6pm to 9pm: OPENING (VERNISSAGE)

Saturday, Oct. 31
11am to noon: SUZANNE GODBOUT
Power Point presentation - History of pastel and its masterpieces.

1:30pm: ISABELLE ROCHÉ
Power Point presentation - La Maison du Pastel en France

Sunday, Nov. 1
10am to noon: Tea … and remembrance
With the participation of Katryn Morris-Trainor

1:30pm: PORTRAITIST MARIE JOSÉE LAROCHELLE
Pastel portrait with live model (chosen among the public - the final work will be offered to the model)

Monday, Nov. 2
1:30pm: MAGDA BASCARON
Demonstration - Birds in pastel

Tuesday, Nov. 3
1:30 pm: ANN ROCHEFORT
Demonstration - Still life

Wednesday, Nov, 4
1:30pm: GEORGIA PRINIOTAKIS
Pastel landscape demonstration

Thursday, Nov. 5
1:30pm: MICHEL RAYMOND
Tumultuous river, by some aspects inspired by Horace Champagne technique.

Friday, Nov. 6
1:30pm: MELISSA BREAULT
Demonstration - creative and artistic usage of a document during the realisation of a pastel portrait.

Saturday, Nov. 7
1:30pm: MARIE HÉLÈNE AUCLAIR
Pastel application variations inspired by a "live" still life

Sunday, Nov. 8
1:30pm: ELAINE DESPINS
Dry pastel demonstration on a gouache based paper

Book in honour of Horace Champagne


Exclusive PSEC offer: buy your copy of the book published in honour of Horace Champagne. Go to the following page for all details.