Visions: Northern Indiana Pastel Society Members’ Show

March 15–May 1, 2021
Salvation Army Kroc Center

900 W. Western Ave., South Bend IN 46601 

Receiving: Saturday, March 13, 2-5 p.m.

Reception with Awards followed by Art Releasing: Saturday May 1, 3-5 p.m.

Masks required. No refreshments.

Entries marked #1 will be accepted, entries marked #2 may be juried out if space requires, but we hope all will be hung. Fee: $10 for the first entry, $5 for the second entry. Kroc Center retains a 20% commission on sales.

Prizes will be selected by Angelo Martinez, assistant professor and art dept. chair, Holy Cross College.

The art must be 80 percent pastel. There is no size restriction. The art must be framed under glass and installed with hooks and wire. Frames and mats must be in good condition and free of pastel dust. Content must be appropriate for a family gallery space. The art should not have been shown in a previous NIPS exhibit or at Kroc. Northern Indiana Pastel Society will not accept financial liability for accidents or loss. Participants must be NIPS members. Dues of $25 can be sent to treasurer Sue Coultas, 519 Woodruff, Niles MI 49120. Dues paid in in 2020 will cover 2021.

Help will be needed to receive art March 13 and hang the show on March 15. To volunteer, or for questions about the show or help transporting art to the show, contact Cathy McCormick, 574-271-6919,

Please fill out two forms for EACH artwork. Download form by clicking here. Attach one to the lower right back of work and hand in the duplicate form during receiving. Please print.


Northern Indiana Pastel Society Members’ Show
Sept. 11 – Oct. 23, 2020  | Colfax Cultural Center

Mary Firtl, St. Pat’s Park Pond

All three galleries
914 Lincolnway West, South Bend, IN 46616

We had 33 entries from 18 artists.
Justin Barfield, art faculty member at University of Notre Dame, installed the art and served as juror.






Congratulations to the following award winners:

Clare Hoinville for Carrots, 

Corrine Hull for After the Storm 

Mary Ann Ross for The Lord’s Palette

Tim Swagerle for She Won’t Be Here Long

Most painting are available for sale. Click here for a list of exhibiting artists and price list.

Selections of paintings exhibited:

Tami McNally, River Park River Walk;                      Yukako Sakaue, Morning Walk;                                  Megan R. Wright, Gnarly Tree

Lylanne Musselman, Content Cat                            Jude Phillips, Riding in Style                       Catherine McCormick, Autumn on the St. Joe River

Jude Phillips, Morning Walk Along Saone            Avon Waters, Dusk Over the Farm Pond        Tami McNally, Powerhouse at Pucker Street Dam

Sue Coultas, Mystic Morn                          Brenda Ramseier, Waiting for Winter                         Avon Waters, Hillside Treeline, Tribute to Wolf Kahn

Peg Luecke, Jillian’s Ride                                                                                                        Catherine McCormick, Prairie Poetry




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