Membership in the Piedmont Pastel Society includes the following benefits:
- Free Member Attendance at Pastel Demonstrations by award winning pastel artists.
- Member-only Discounts on our one and multi-day workshops.
- Participation in our Annual Member Show. This gives you the opportunity to gain experience in showing, learn from the judge, sell paintings and win awards.
- Entry into the prestigious Annual NC Statewide Exhibition.
- Ability to showcase your paintings by creating an Artist Portfolio Page on our website which includes your artist statement and photo albums that will hold 15 high-res images.
- Member-only Invitations to “Pop-up Workshops” and Paint-In and Paint-Out gatherings.
- Membership in the International Association of Pastel Societies, which includes eligibility to enter any IAPS exhibitions and attend bi-annual convention. Learn more about IAPS membership
- 10% off at Cheap Joes in Charlotte with your Membership Card.
Dues remain a reasonable $26 for a single membership, $41 for family memberships and $16 for students.
Select from the Membership Levels below to start your Membership application. Please fill in as much information as you are able to in the next section and pay your dues via PayPal. Include any organization positions for which you would be willing to volunteer. You can add your artist's biography and portfolio gallery images later after you have access to your personal Piedmont Pastel Society website page.