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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  • burdettgathering
  • caingarden
  • cainspring
  • chenthebird
  • claptontakecare
  • clarefondmemories
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  • clementsfrenchtablecloth
  • cloughwork
  • cooknancy
  • crispinlichen
  • crittendenlandscape
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  • eikowater
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  • lastsummerwalk
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  • summerfieldgeometry
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Call for Entries

Featured Artist

Margaret Glass
Sunlit Canal

 ' Sunlit Canal  '
by
Margaret Glass

Margaret Glass PS

Biographical Details:

1950 Born on 13 April
1970 Started to regularly exhibit at Provences.
Paintings accepted into the open exhibitions of the Royal Society of Marine Artists, Pastel Society, Society of Women Artists and Royal Academy
1975 Elected an Associate Member of the Societe des Artists Francais
1980 Elected a Member of the Pastel Society
1984 Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
1986 Elected a Member of the Societe des Pastellistes de France
1991 Invited to teach in Paris for the Societe des Pastellistes de France
1992 Awarded the title Maitre Pastellist
1993 Elected Vice President of the Societe des Pastellistes de France (UK)

Artist’s Statement

Light has always facinated Margaret. A landscape transformed by the sunsire or light reflected on water inspire her to paint. In her work she wants to point to god the creator, and for people to stop ad wonder at the beauty all around us.

Societies:

Member – The Pastel Society.

Other Societies:

MEMBER SOCIETE des PASTELLISTES de FRANCE

Method of Working:

Margaret works in both pastels and oils. Her pastel technique is the same as the oil painting process, working from dark to light. She paints on abrasive paper that enables me to build up layers of pastel without overloading the tooth of the paper. She sees this as a painting medium rather than a drawing medium that uses line with colour. In her oils she rarely uses any medium, working thin to thick and painting wet on wet. She works from life or from photographs as our weather is so unpredictable! She tends not to sketch first but work immediately on the painting, solving problems as she goes.

Awards:

W H Patterson Prize, Pastel Society, 2002 and 2006

Other Exhibitions:

2006 Featured Artist, Festival International du Pastel, Feytiat, France
1999 Guest Exhibitor, Salon National du Pastel, Paris, France
1996 ‘Solo Exhibition of Oils’, Phoenix Gallery, Lavenham, Suffolk
1996 ‘Solo Exhibition’, City Gallery, London
1989 ‘Solo Exhibition’, Paris, France
1983- Regular solo exhibitions at Phoenix Gallery, Lavenham, Suffolk
1982 ‘Solo Exhibition’, Buffalo, New York, USA

Publications:

Various articles over the years for ‘The Artist’, ‘Leisure Painter’ and ‘Pastel International’. I have also contributed illustrations of my work and painting technique in various ‘how to paint’ publications.

Website:

 http://www.margaretglass.com/ 

     


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