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The Piedmont Pastel Society, a non-profit organization, was established in 2007. Our goal is to promote and provide educational opportunities for our members; to enhance community awareness and appreciation of the value and beauty of soft pastels; and to connect individual artists in our region.


Upcoming events

14 May 2016 9:30 AM (UTC-04:00) • Cornwell Center 2001 Selwyn Ave Charlotte, NC 28207 - Media Room (704)927-0774
14 May 2016 1:00 PM (UTC-04:00) • Cornwell Center 2001 Selwyn Ave Charlotte, NC 28207 - Media Room (704)927-0774
15 Jul 2016 (UTC-04:00) • Wilkes Gallery, 913 C St, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
17 Sep 2016 9:30 AM (UTC-04:00) • McDowell Art Center, 123 McDowell St., Matthews, NC

We welcome pastel artists from beginner to advanced. Members experience a creative environment for learning and sharing in art demonstrations, membership exhibitions, plein air outings, and workshops. Our programs and socials provide channels for networking, communication, and friendship.



CLICK HERE

for 2016 Statewide Prospectus

2016 Statewide Pastel Exhibition

  On Common Ground

Hickory Museum of Art - May 21 - August 21

HickoryArt.org/events/


Reception May 21 - 6:00 pm to 8:00pm


Elizabeth Mowry, PSA - Juror

Workshop May 22 - 27

click here for workshop info

Lily Pads by Maggie Whitney - 2015 Grand Prize Winner


Congratulations to our PPS members invited to this Exhibition


Kate Bergquist 

 Woodland Edge - Along The Fenceline


Malia Bryngelson

Happy Camper - In From the Outback


Judith Cutler

Catharsis


Terry Davis

Twilight through the Mist


Jay DeChesere

Keffer Oak - Hold On There!


Michael Ericsson

Sammy's


Jeannie Gilland

Golden Glow


Anthony Hedrick

Full English Breakfast, Burford, Cotswold, England


L. Hudson-Tolles

The Pony Warriors:  After Battle


Pam Neighbors

Sweet Dreams - Early Dance


Nancy Marshburn

Requiem in Blue - Soulful Blues


Diane Pike

The Wren


Laura Pollak

Coastal Quiet


Kurt Weiser

Valley Ridge (Diptych) - Climbing Vine






ARTIST OF THE MONTH ~ Jeannie Gilland - April winner for 2016 PPS art calendar



Jeannie is a native Charlottean.  She graduated from Converse College in Spartanburg, SC and after working in the computer field for many years, she pursued art studies at Queens University in Charlotte, NC.  At Queens, she studied with Melanie Longshore and Carmella Jarvi and has also studied with Miriam Durkin.  She has attended pastel workshops with Susan Ogilvie, Terry Ludwig, Greg Biolchini, LIz Haywood Sullivan, and Barbara Jaenicke.


Jeannie's work was juried into the 2014, 2015, and 2016 NC Statewide Pastel Exhibition. 

She has exhibited at the Piedmont Pastel Society Member Exhibition since 2006, winning the month of October in the PPS's 1st Annual Art Calendar Exhibition in 2013, and the month of April in 2015.  Jeannie has also exhibited at The Associated Artists of Southport Summer Regional Show and in 2014, won the Fred Fischer Memorial Award.


She is a founding board member of the Piedmont Pastel Society. Jeannie enjoys painting stil life and close up studies of plants, trees, and flowers.

  



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The Piedmont Pastel Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization


Address: Charlotte, NC, USA

Email: piedmontpastelsociety@gmail.org

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