“Browsing,” Bithia Bjurman, soft pastel

Pastels USA: 99 Voices in Pastel

On View: August 31, 2023 - October 29, 2023

The Pastel Society of the West Coast is returning to the Haggin Museum for its 37th Annual Pastels USA: 99 Voices in Pastel international juried exhibition. The show opens on August 31 and runs through October 29, 2023. An estimated $12,000 will be awarded among three categories: Modern and Experimental, Contemporary Realism, and Contemporary Impressionism. This highly competitive show attracts internationally known pastel artists, resulting in a stunning collection of award-winning art.

This year’s jurors include Mary Platt, Executive Director of the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University; Marcia Holmes, PSA Master & IAPS Eminent-MC; Tony Allain, Pastel Society UK & Royal Society of Marine Artist, UK, Eminent Pastelist & Member Circle IAPS; Cuong Nguyen, PSA Master Pastelist, Master Circle IAPS, and Distinguished Pastelist PSWC.

Artists Reception
Saturday, September 9, 2023
2 – 4 PM

Join the Pastel Society of the West for an awards ceremony and reception on Saturday, September 9, to celebrate the opening of the 99 Voices in Pastel exhibition. 

Click HERE to see the full list of award winners (click the link, then scroll down to see awards).

Artwork in this exhibition is available for purchase. Please contact the Pastel Society of the West Coast at art@sabrinahill.com for pricing and sales. 

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