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Virtual Delight
Northern Indiana Pastel Society Members Online Exhibit

June 10-July 25, 2020
Buchananartcenter.com

 

Deadline: Email your entry by midnight June 7 to Buchananartcenter@gmail.com

Image procedure: Attach the digital photograph of one pastel artwork to an email
Save the image with your Title-Artist-Price
Image should be 1mb to 4mb jpg format

Email procedure: Title the email: Pastel Society show entry
In the body of the email, list the following:
Art title
Artist name
Price including commission of 25 percent, or NFS
Dimensions including mat and frame, width by height
Type of mat and frame, e.g. 2.5-inch cream mat, dark wood 1-inch frame
Artist’s full mailing address
Phone number
Email address

Sales will be completed by Buchanan Art Center, 117 W. Front St., Buchanan MI 49107. If the buyer wants to see the art before buying, the artist shall deliver it, and may leave it with the buyer. The buyer will conclude the sale by calling Buchanan Art Center at 269-697-4005 and giving their credit card number. Buchanan Art Center will mail payment to the artist, minus commission.

Requirements: The art must be 80 percent pastel and should not have hung in Buchanan Art Center or a Northern Indiana Pastel Society show. There is no fee to enter but members should be current on their dues, which are $25, payable by check to NIPS, in care of treasurer Sue Coultas, 519 Woodruff, Niles, MI 49120

There will be no awards or reception. Sales will be welcome.

Questions: Cathy McCormick, camccorm@aol.com

 

Upcoming Exhibitions

Buchanan Art Center | Buchanan, Michigan
Showcase Gallery   

June 10 – July 25, 2020
Online at Buchananartcenter.com

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

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RECENT EXHIBITIONS

Northern Indiana Pastel Society Members’ Show
January 24 – February 27, 2020

Crossroads Gallery
Notre Dame Center for Civic Innovation
1045 W. Washington St.  South Bend, IN 46601

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.

 

James F. Cooke, So Cold It Crackles; Peg Luecke, Winter Thaw, Poppy Road; Paul Wieber, Autumn Things

 

Northern Indiana Pastel Society Members’ Exhibit
Heartland Artists Gallery | Plymouth, Indiana
July 23 to Aug. 24, 2019

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faces and Places: Northern Indiana Pastel Society Members’ Show
Salvation Army Kroc Community Center
900 W Western Avenue
South Bend, Indiana 46601

March 15-May 18, 2019

Prizes were selected by Assistant Prof. Angelo Martinez, art dept. chair, Holy Cross College.

The following artists received Judge’s Awards:

Rosie Mireles, View From a Train

Greg Lorch, Beach Tranquility

Larry Huemmer, Woodland Vista

Tim Swagerle, Eel River Morning

Diann Nelson, Hannah

 

Tami McNally, Sunset on the Pond

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Below is a sampling of some of the 47 pastels on exhibit.

Marie Arch, Violets for Mom

 

Avon Waters, Ole Miss

Sue Coultas, Gracie

Denise Kuehner, St. Joe River Bend

Lylanne Musselman, Arizona’a Black Cardinal with a Red Eye

Tami McNally, Aubrey’s Flowers

Catherine McCormick, Cottage

Jude Phillips, Robin’s Rite of Spring

Peg Luecke, Junie

 

 

 

 

 

Barb Gentner Stephenson, Hard Luck Plays The Blues

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