NIPS Mid Summer Meet & Greet … and Paint!

Enjoy elegant refreshments while drawing, painting and photographing the beautiful gardens at

The Carriage House Dining Room  |  Friday, July 27, 2018   4-6:00 p.m.

Hors d’oeuvres, naturally flavored lemonade, iced tea and wine

$10 per person   Rain date Aug. 3

24460 Adams Road, South Bend 46628
West on Adams Road to Orange Road

Be inspired by abundant hydrangea blooms, day lilies and roses as well as ancient trees in sunny gardens and shady nooks. Plein air painting is encouraged. Come out and enjoy the company of fellow pastel artists. Spouses and guests are welcome too.



MoonTree Studios, Donaldson, Ind.
Opening Oct. 6, releasing Nov. 5, 2018

South Bend Civic Theatre | Dec. 1–23, 2018
During the play, The Christmas Schooner

Salvation Army Kroc Center | March – May 2019

Buchanan Art Center | Spring 2020

Colfax Cultural Center | September – October 2020




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