Don’t Miss Our Next Meeting!

Sunday, April 28 | 1:30 p.m.
Upstairs studio
South Bend Museum of Art
120 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.  South Bend
Located in the Century Center, downtown South Bend

Noting Splendor from My Doorstep: Pastel paintings of Peg Luecke
Just in time for spring, award-winning pastel artist Peg Luecke will show her landscape paintings and give insight into her compositions and underpainting style. Peg focuses on scenes around her home in South Bend.

Also, Rex Edwards will offer 25-30 art books for sale to benefit our pastel society. Bring a cash donation and take home a book or two.



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
Kroc Hours: 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.  Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Reception and awards Thursday, March 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Art will be released Saturday May 18, 3-5 p.m.

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


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



Buchanan Art Center | Spring 2020

Colfax Cultural Center | September – October 2020


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

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

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