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Upcoming events

    • 24 Oct 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (UTC-03:00)
    • Zoom link
    • 14 Nov 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (UTC-03:00)
    • ZOOM TBD

    Piedmont Pastel Society

    Member Show

    November 14, 2020 at 10:00 am

    PPS Virtual “Show and Tell” 2020 Member Show

    Entries are being accepted now for our Members Only event. Let us see what you have been working on! Instead of our usual physical show, this is our year for something new and fun. The silver lining in this Covid Cloud has come!

    Prospectus details below.


    - Entry deadline is October 25 at midnight.

    - Voting opens Nov 4 and deadline for the final votes is November 10.

    - November 14 - PPS Member show will be held live! As it gets closer, please watch your email for your Zoom invitation to this exciting event.

    Show Details:

    Each member is invited to share one of their works from the past year.

    Members will judge this show by each casting 3 votes online between November 4-10.

    Voting by our entire membership will allow us to complete the award process. YES, WE HAVE PRIZES!!

    We have awards for the “Best of Show” and the top five paintings selected as favorites by our membership.

    Through the generosity of the Jack Richeson & Co., we will be awarding gift certificates for Richeson pastel sets!

    NO Framing necessary

    NO size limitation and NO Fee to Enter.

    Prizes will be awarded and also 12 generous raffle giveaways will be drawn randomly from the attendees of the meeting!

    A chance to connect with old and new friends! You can even send messages to them privately.

    To Enter:

    Select your painting and have a good quality digital image. Your painting image should not be behind glass or framed.

    The image sizing should be 1920 pixels on the longest side and be less than 3 MB.

    Your email should include your name, the painting name, the painting size H x W

    Please contact Regina with questions on resizing your image 

    Send your image by email to Regina Burchett by October 25 at midnight.

    Your email Subject line must start with:  PPS 2020 Member Show submission

    Show and Tell:

    We want to hear about your painting! Each member will have 2 minutes to tell us about your original idea, your thought process, your artistic license or just to say “Hey!” to the group. We will all be able to view your work at the same time. (Added benefit is that your view will be better than standing behind some tall person at a physical show!)

    We are so looking forward to having you all join us on November 14 at 10:00 for Our 2020 Member Show!  All registrants will be sent a Zoom link for the Member Show prior to the event.

    Ginny Stocker

    PPS Member Show Chair




Past events

10 Apr 2020 TBD - Please check back after pandemic is over.
28 Mar 2020 Anne Strutz Workshop "Marks In Motion"
29 Feb 2020 Regina Burchett "The Other Side of Art - Managing and Promoting your Work"
25 Jan 2020 Diane Pike Workshop - Painting the Landscape Inside Out
25 Jan 2020 Demo- Diane Pike - Painting the Landscape Inside Out
09 Nov 2019 Jeri Greenberg Demo & Member Show Opening Reception & Luncheon
05 Oct 2019 Tracy Ference Workshop - The Power of the Portrait
05 Oct 2019 Free Demo- Tracy Ference - The Power of the Portrait
10 Sep 2019 Member Art Show Registration and Information
06 Apr 2019 Marilyn Dwyer Workshop- Focus on Drawing
06 Apr 2019 Free Demo - Marilyn Dwyer
16 Mar 2019 Deb Ashton- Creating a Sketchbook Habit
23 Feb 2019 Regina Burchett Workshop- Skies, Clouds and Storms
23 Feb 2019 Free Demo - Regina Burchett
01 Jan 2019 Robert Carsten- Mastering Our Individual Expression
10 Nov 2018 Donna Biggee Still Life Workshop- Nov.10
20 Oct 2018 Dec. 9 Raffle for Jen Evenhus Painting- Tickets on Sale
10 Oct 2018 Jen Evenhus- 3 Day Workshop Oct. 10-12
08 Oct 2018 2018 Member Art Show- Online thru Dec. 31
12 Sep 2018 Members PopUp Program - Underpainting Techniques
02 Jun 2018 Laura Pollak- DRIVEN TO ABSTRACTION!
02 Jun 2018 Laura Pollak- Free Demo
21 Apr 2018 Jeri Greenberg- Telling A Story With Figures
21 Apr 2018 Jeri Greenberg- Free Demo
25 Mar 2018 Nancy Nowak- Sunday Plein Air
24 Mar 2018 Nancy Nowak- Saturday Workshop
24 Mar 2018 Nancy Nowak- Free Demo
17 Feb 2018 PASTEL 101 with MALIA BRYNGELSON
27 Jan 2018 Pastel Paint and Play with Anne Strutz
02 Dec 2017 Annual Member Holiday Party
07 Oct 2017 Tom Christopher - Demo: Pastel Painting and Beyond
04 Oct 2017 3-day Workshop - Tom Christopher PSA IAPS-MC - Pastel Painting and Beyond
02 Oct 2017 Piedmont Pastel Society's Fifth Annual Calendar Show
26 Aug 2017 Photographing Fine Art
06 May 2017 Stan Sperlak - Demo: On Becoming a Better Landscape Painter
03 May 2017 Stan Sperlak - 3 day Workshop: On Becoming a Better Landscape Painter
18 Mar 2017 Mini-Workshop - Marsha Savage - "It's the Journey. Learn to Navigate Your Paintings!"
18 Mar 2017 Program / Demo - Marsha Savage -"It's the Journey. Learn to Navigate Your Paintings!"
21 Jan 2017 Mini-Workshop - Leslie Hudson-Tolles: Animals in Landscape
21 Jan 2017 Program / Demo - Leslie Hudson-Tolles: Animals in Landscape
03 Oct 2016 3-day Workshop - Karen Margulis PSA IAPS-MC - The Mystery and Magic of the Underpainting: Unlocking the Key to Successful Underpaintings
03 Oct 2016 Karen Margulis Workshop Balance Payment
17 Sep 2016 Let's Get Together and Paint!
14 May 2016 Mini-Workshop - Diane Pike: Capturing Light and Color
14 May 2016 Program / Demo - Diane Pike: Capturing Light and Color
21 Apr 2016 Merging Mediums; A Visual Collaboration
19 Mar 2016 Mini-Workshop - Nancy Nowak: Taking Your Pastels to the Next Level by Setting Yourself up for Success
19 Mar 2016 Program / Demo - Nancy Nowak: Taking your Pastels to the Next Level by Setting Yourself Up for Success
16 Jan 2016 Mini-Workshop - Walter Standford: Painting Pet Portraits
16 Jan 2016 Program / Demo - Walter Stanford: Painting Pet Portraits
14 Nov 2015 WORKSHOP - Addren Doss: “Birds of a Feather . . .”
14 Nov 2015 PROGRAM / DEMO - Addren Doss: "Birds of a Feather"
08 Oct 2015 DEMO - Dawn Emerson: "From Photograph to Personal Expression"
05 Oct 2015 WORKSHOP - Dawn Emerson: "From Photograph to Personal Expression with Pastel"
04 Oct 2015 Announcing Piedmont Pastel Society's 2015 3rd Annual Member Calendar Show,
19 Sep 2015 WORKSHOP - Karen Margulis (IAPS-MC, PSA): “Cooking with Color: Recipes for Exciting Color in Your Paintings"”
19 Sep 2015 PROGRAM / DEMO - Karen Margulis: "Cooking with Color: Recipes for Exciting Color in your Paintings"
18 Jul 2015 WORKSHOP - Regina Burchett: “Skies, Clouds and Storms”
18 Jul 2015 PROGRAM / DEMO - Regina Burchett: "Skies, Clouds and Storms"
30 May 2015 WORKSHOP - Susan Sinyai: “Breathing Life into your Still Life”
30 May 2015 PROGRAM / DEMO - Susan Sinyai: "Breathing Life into your Still Life"
21 Mar 2015 PROGRAM / DEMO - Kurt Weiser and Regina Burchett: "Get Your Art Out There"
17 Jan 2015 WORKSHOP - Suzy Hart: “The Poetic Pastel Portrait”
17 Jan 2015 PROGRAM / DEMO - Suzy Hart: "The Poetic Pastel Portrait"
15 Nov 2014 PROGRAM / DEMO - Walter Stanford: "Smoothscapes"
20 Sep 2014 PROGRAM / DEMO - Addren Doss: "Painting Animals"
17 May 2014 PROGRAM / DEMO - Suzy Hart: "Painting the Figure"
15 Mar 2014 PROGRAM / DEMO - Nancy Marshburn: "Approaching a Still Life, My Perspective"
18 Jan 2014 PROGRAM / DEMO - Regina Burchett: "The Other Side of Art: Organizing and Promoting Your Artwork"
16 Nov 2013 PROGRAM / DEMO - Wendy Musser
21 Sep 2013 PROGRAM / DEMO - Diane Pike
20 Jul 2013 PROGRAM / DEMO - Adele Goodman
22 Jun 2013 PROGRAM / DEMO - Anne Kiefaber: "Make your Still Lifes Sing!"
09 Mar 2013 PROGRAM / DEMO - Kurt Weiser: "Creation of a Pastel Painting from Start to Disc"
19 Jan 2013 PROGRAM / DEMO - Walter Stanford: "The Whimsical Side of Art in Pastel"

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