The Pastel Society 2015 Exhibition

The Pastel Society are proud to be Sponsored by Caran d'Ache for their 116th Annual Exhibition. The exhibition opened with the private view on 23rd February and closed on 7th March 2015.

The exhibition was opened by John Russell Taylor, English Critic and author.

He is the author of critical Studies of British Theatre; of critical biographies of such important figures in Anglo-American film as Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Wells, Vivien Leigh and Ingrid Bergman and several books on art.

Madame Carole Hubscher President of Caran d'Ache was there to present the Caran d'Ache Award and to say a few words.

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John Russell Taylor with President of the Pastel Society Cheryl Culver

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Mike Clapton receives the Alfred Teddy Smith and Zsuzsi Roboz Award from Trustee John Russell Taylor

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Pastel Society Member Michael Norman receives the Caran d'Ache Award from Mme Carole Hubscher President of Caran d'Ache

 Demonstrations during the Exhibition

Thursday 26th February Ann Wilkinson 11am-4pm ‘Still life painting on a textured surface’.
Monday 2nd March Roger Dellar 2-4.30pm ‘Portraits in Pastel’.
Tuesday 3rd March John Tookey 2.30-4pm ’Interiors’.
Thursday 5th March Peter Vincent 11am-5pm ‘Behind the Mask’ Still Life'.

THE ART EVENT 

The Art Event Evening was very successful with wonderful music by David Buckingham. Model Shigemi Miura wore a an incredible scarlet embroidered Kimono and Doggy model Lottie slept through it all. Paul Sacki of Jakar International Ltd displayed a large range of Caran d'Ache products for sale and also presented a prize for the best Non Member work created during the evening. The evening was fully booked with artists and visitors.

  A welcoming glass of wine or a soft drink was served on arrival. 

 The Mall Galleries Cafe stayed open until 8pm. 

  A prize for the best Non-Member work completed during the evening was presented.
  Sealed Bid Paintings were finalised during the evening.
  Art materials, courtesy of Caran d'Ache were on sale.
 Models, Still Life and entertainment.
  Music by David Buckingham Classical Guitar
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David Buckingham plays at the Art Event

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Lottie takes a snooze during her modelling adventure

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Shigemi Miura models a wonderful Japanese Kimono

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Paul Sacki from Jakar International Ltd sells Caran d'Ache products during the evening

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Pastel Society Member Roger Dellar works on his study of David Buckingham

Awards 2015 

 The Pastel Society would like to thank all the Award Givers and visiting judges who selected the prize winners for the 2015 exhibition.


Alfred Teddy Smith and Zsuzsi Roboz Award Winner Mike Clapton: 'Take Care'.

Caran d'Ache Award Winner Michael Norman PS: 'Dusk at Turf Locks'

Daler Rowney Award Winner Felicity House PS:'Oxfords the Bakers'

Conté à Paris Award Winner Caroline Bays PS:'Rock Star'

Unison Colour Award Winner Jan Munro: Group of three works

The Artist Magazine Award Winner Jan Munro: Group of three works

Artists & Illustrators Magazine Award Winner Tony Allain: Campanille, Venice'

Henri Roché Award Winner Matthew Draper PS: 'Sublime Adventure'

Schmincke Award Winner Christine Watson: 'Purple Shutter'

The Arts Club Charitable Trust Award Winner Jenny Smith: 'Sequoia'

Buzzacott Award Winner Joanne Last: 'Almost There'

Faber Castell Award Winner Melodie Cook: 'Nancy Trotter Landry and Bobby'

Frank Herring & Sons Award Winner Barry Freeman: 'Dusk - Spa Hill'

The Annie Longley Award Winner Richard Turner: 'Seasons Change'

The PanPastel Award Winner Liz Balkwill: Group of four paintings

The Pastel Society Cataolgue Award Winner First Prize Jaana Fowler: 'Late Night Still Life'

The Pastel Society Catalogue Award Winner Second Prize Amanda Palmer: 'Ascension'

The Pastel Society Young Artist Award Winner Qiaoxi Chen: The Bird.

 To view the 2015 Pastel Society catalogue [Click Here]
 

 Gallery of Images from the Exhibition

 

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  • allainyachtclub
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  • averybluegarden
  • averyfruitandflowers
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  • baysnudeportrait
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  • brammeldlookingup
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  • burdettgathering
  • caingarden
  • cainspring
  • chenthebird
  • claptontakecare
  • clarefondmemories
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  • clementsfrenchtablecloth
  • cloughwork
  • cooknancy
  • crispinlichen
  • crittendenlandscape
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  • culverwinter
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  • eikowater
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  • glenysclarewithbook
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  • housegarden
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  • housepicnic
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  • lastsummerwalk
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  • stephensonfarms
  • stephensonfieldbarn
  • stewartsouvenir
  • stoneeighteen
  • summerfieldgeometry
  • tateyorkshire
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  • taylorfishing
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Featured Artist

Valeriy Gridnev
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 ' In Studio '
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Valeriy Gridnev

Valeriy Gridnev PS ROI RP

Biographical Details:

Valeriy Gridnev was born in Russia in 1956. After studying at Sverdlovsk Art College from 1976 – 1980 enrolled at St. Petersburg Academy of Arts in 1983 and graduated in 1990. His graduation project “The Early Years” won The Gold Medal of USSR Academy of Arts. Valeriy worked for 4 years from 1990 at St. Petersburg Academy of Art’s postgraduate “creative” studio. Valeriy has been a member of Russian Artist’s Federation from 1991.
Since 1999 Valeriy has lived and worked in the UK. He has became a member of the Pastel Society in 2003, Royal Institute of Oil Painters in 2006 and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in 2011.

Societies:

The Pastel Society
Royal Institute of Oil Painters
Royal Society of Portrait Painters

Scholarships, Awards, Prizes:

• 1990 The Gold Medal of the USSR Academy of Arts.
• 1991 elected member of Russian Artist Federation.
• 2000 “Pastels of the Century”, London. Frank Herring award.
• 2003 “Pastel Society Exhibition 2003”, London Frank Herring award.
• 2003 elected member of British Artists Pastel Society.
• 2004 “Not the Turner prize competition 2004”. Winsor and Newton/The Daily Mail finalist prize.
• 2005 “Royal institute of oil painters’ exhibition”, London. Windsor and Newton award to best non-member picture.
• 2006 “Pastel Society Exhibition “, London. Orange Street Gallery Uppingham Prize.
• 2006 “Royal Society Of Portrait Painters”, London. The Arts Club Award.
• 2006 elected member of British Artists Royal Institute of Oil Painters.
• 2011 elected member of Federation of British Artists Royal Society of Portrait Painters.

Exhibitions:

Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2017
The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition 2017
Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition 2016
Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2016
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Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2015

Website:

http://valeriygridnev.com/

     


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