Our 20th anniversary: Les Pastellistes international exhibition was presented this year at Galerie Z, from October 30 to November 8, 2015.
International Anniversary Exhibition selected by jury
October 30th to November 8th, 2015
OPENING (VERNISSAGE): October 30th, at 6 pm
First prize $1000 cash, over $5,000 in prizes
Selection Jury: Terri Ford, Marie Hélène Auclair, Denis Jacques.
Congratulations and welcome to the PSEC Signature Member circle to :
Winner of the train trip offered by ViaRail
(for members who volunteered hours during the exhibition):
Prize: $500 Promotional Trip Certificate
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
Exclusive PSEC offer: buy your copy of the book published in honour of Horace Champagne. Go to the following page for all details.