The Pastel Society

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The Pastel Society seeks the best in contemporary dry media, combining traditional skills with creative originality

Artists are invited to submit works for exhibition alongside members of The Pastel Society at their 120th Annual Exhibition 2019.

Sponsored by Derwent

The exhibition includes several prizes and awards, open to all participating artists

Derwent Award - £1,000 worth of products

Alfred Teddy Smith and Zsuzsi Roboz Prize - A major award of £5,000, bequeathed by distinguished member of The Pastel Society, Zsuzsi Roboz (1939-2012), presented to a young artist, aged 35 or under, for traditional skills used in an original way. Pastels, oil pastels, charcoal, pencil, conte, sanguine, or any dry media are all acceptable.

Annie Longley Award - £250

The Artist Magazine Award - Feature article

Artists & Illustrators Award - Feature article

Caran d'Ache Award - Product prize

Frank Herring & Sons Award - Product prize 

Henri Roche Award - Product prize

The Pastel Society Young Artist Award - £200

The Pastel Society Catalogue Award: First & Second Prize - Featured image in the exhibition catalogue

The Pastel Society Visitors' Choice Award - £250 worth of Derwent vouchers

Royal Talens Award - Product prize

Schmincke Award - Product prize

Unison Member Award - Set of 72 pastels

Unison Non-member Award - Set of 72 pastels

Unison Young Artist Award - £500

West Design / Faber Castell Award - Product prize

Conditions

Eligibility

Any artist over 18 may submit.

Acceptable media: Pastels, oil pastels, charcoal, pencil, conte, sanguine, or any dry media.

Submission fee: £18 per work (or £12 per work for artists aged 35 or under), which includes Free Admission to the exhibition (normally £4).

Maximum of six works submitted. Maximum of four works selected.

Work must have been completed during the twelve months prior to the exhibition and not have been exhibited elsewhere.

Works should not be larger than 2.4m along the longest dimension.

All work must be for sale. Minimum price: £300.

Delivery & Collection

Packaging from delivered works cannot be retained and must be taken away at the point of delivery.

We are unable to wrap works or provide wrapping materials for any works being returned.

Any work uncollected on the specified collection date/s will be stored at a separate location and the artist will be charged a storage fee.

Deadline: 
02/November/2018
Fee Detail: 
£18 per work (or £12 per work for artists aged 35 or under)
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