The Pastel Society Annual Show 2016
The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition 2016 will be Sponsored by Derwent
[Download] The E-Invite for the 2016 Annual Exhibition of the Pastel Society.
The Pastel Society (PS) Annual Exhibition 2016.
Pre-submission opens: Monday 3 August 2015, 12 noon http://www.mallgalleries.org.uk/call-for-entries/open-exhibitions/pastel-society
Pre-submission closes: Friday 6 November, 12 noon Pre-selection notification: Friday 13 November, 12 noon
Receiving: Saturday 9 January 2016, 10-5
Selection: Monday 11 January
Acceptance notification: Tuesday 12 January, 12 noon
Unaccepted collection: Thursday 14 January, 10-5
Private View: Monday 22 February, 2-8 Exhibition open: Tuesday 23 February
Art Event: Tuesday 1st March 6pm until 9pm
Exhibition closes: Saturday 5 March, 3pm
Unsold collection: Thursday 10 March, 10-5
Please note all submission will be digitally Pre-Selected. If Pre-Selected then works must be handed in on the Receiving Day. Submission Fee £15 per work, payable at the time of submitting online, or £10 per work for artists age 35 or under.
The Pastel Society seeks the best in contemporary pastel, combining traditional skills with creative originality.
Pastels, oil pastels, charcoal, pencil, conté, sanguine, or any dry media.
ConditionsMaximum of six works submitted.
Maximum of four works selected.
Minimum price: £300.
Awards & Prizes
Numerous prizes and awards are available to win including the Derwent Sponsor’s Award.
'The Alfred Teddy Smith and Zsuzsi Roboz Award' for £5000
The Zsuzsi Roboz Prize is an award to recognise Zsuzsi’s enormous contribution to draughtsmanship, to be awarded at the Pastel Society Annual Exhibition. Zsuzsi Roboz was distinguished member of the Pastel Society who died in 2012.
This award was bequeathed in Trust and will be awarded to a young artist, under the age of 35 years, for their traditional skills, used in an original way. All subject matter will be considered.The Judges will be encouraged to award the Prize to the artist, submitting through the open entry to the exhibition, who demonstrates a particular excellence in draughtsmanship and innovative thought.Pastels, oil pastels, charcoal, pencil, conté, sanguine, or any dry media are all acceptable.
New Award from Unison Colour.
'For 2016 a new exciting Award from Unison Colour. £1500 will be awarded to a young artist under the age of 35 years, working in soft pastel. This award celebrates the use of soft pastel as a primary medium and is being awarded to encourage young artists to work with this inspiring medium'
To view all Pastel Society Awards go to the Awards page of the website.