Reflections in Pastel: Northern Indiana Pastel Society Membership Exhibit

South Bend Civic Theatre
403 N. Main St., South Bend 46601

November 9 – December 23, 2018

View 52 works in pastel by 30 members of Northern Indiana Pastel Society

Reception & Art Releasing: January 16, 2019 | 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Enjoy refreshments and tours of the theater by Dan Slattery, and maybe a ghost story. Visit expanded gallery spaces and backstage areas

Participating artists may take home their art at 5:30.

Meanwhile, art is available for viewing during theater productions and when the box office is open: noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call the box office to check on hours if you plan to come during holiday week: 574-234-1112

On stage though Dec. 23 is the play The Christmas Schooner in the Wilson Auditorium.


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Colfax Cultural Center | September – October 2020



Reflections in Pastel: Northern Indiana Pastel Society Membership Exhibit
Oct. 6 – Nov. 4, 2018 | MoonTree Studios

9638 Union Road, at the Center at Donaldson, Plymouth, Indiana.
Reception with awards 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.

Award winners included:

Avon Waters, Reflections
T.R. (Tim) Swagerle, Carnival
Evelyn Schwenk, Still Waiting,
Greg Lorch, After the Storm 2
Lylanne Musselman, Hello Darkness

Pictured from left: Avon Waters, Greg Lorch,
Evelyn Schwenk and Lylanne Musselman


Pink Pals, soft pastel by Zara Osterman

Fernwood Botanical Gardens | Clark Gallery
Friday, March 30 – Sunday, May 27, 2018

13988 Range Line Road, Niles MI 49120 269-695-6491

Displaying 50 entries by 29 Northern Indiana Pastel Society members.

Releasing Tuesday, May 29, 11am-5pm

NIPS members and guests attended the exhibition reception and awards ceremony on April 8. Exhibition Juror Susan Henshaw spoke, commenting on the challenges and process of selecting winners, and her rationale for each decision.

Congratulations to those receiving Judge’s Awards:

Jim Cooke, Highway to the Clouds

Tami McNally, Granddad’s River #1

Diann Nelson, Green Island

Tim Swagerle, Stop, Look & Listen

Avon Waters, Soup Fix’ns