Fifteen works by members of the Northern Indiana Pastel Society are on exhibit in this online show via the Buchanan Art Center.
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Colfax Cultural Center | South Bend, Indiana
Sept. 11 to Oct. 23, 2020. All three galleries.
Kroc Center | South Bend, Indiana
March – May 2021
Moon Tree Studios | Donaldson, Indiana
May 8 – June 20, 2021
Set up: May 4–7 | Reception: May 15, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Take down: June 21
Detail, at left, of soft pastel by NIPS member James Cooke. 35 pastels by 23 regional artists, members of Northern Indiana Pastel Society were exhibited.
The Opening Reception on January 24 was well attended. Awards were presented to four artists: James F. Cooke, Corrine Hull (unable to attend), Peg Luecke, and Paul Wieber. Brandi Bowman, Assistant Curator of the South Bend Museum of Art served as juror.
On Saturday, Feb. 29, 1 – 5:00 p.m., noted artist and retired IU South Bend art faculty member Alan Larkin provided comments and critique of the art in the exhibit.
32 works by 20 artists are on view. Judge’s Awards were presented at the reception on Sunday, August 4 to four artists: from left, Paul Wieber, Red, White and Blue; Tim Swagerle, Summer Morning; Mary Firtl, Café Confidential; and Avon Waters, Maples at Dusk.
Prizes were selected by Assistant Prof. Angelo Martinez, art dept. chair, Holy Cross College.
The following artists received Judge’s Awards:
Below is a sampling of some of the 47 pastels on exhibit.