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:
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
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, email@example.com
Buchanan Art Center | Buchanan, Michigan
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
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.
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.
Prizes were selected by Assistant Prof. Angelo Martinez, art dept. chair, Holy Cross College.
The following artists received Judge’s Awards:
Below is a sampling of some of the 47 pastels on exhibit.