Northern Indiana Pastel Society Members’ Exhibit
Notre Dame Center for Civic Innovation
Formerly ND Center for Art and Culture
1045 W. Washington St., South Bend
Noted artist and retired IU South Bend art faculty member Alan Larkin will give comments and critique of the art in the current pastel society exhibit.
Art in the exhibit will be released back to the artists after Alan’s talk. All are welcome. You do not need to have art in the show to attend.
Opening Reception on Friday, January 24, 5 – 7:00 p.m.
Regular hours for Crossroads Gallery are Monday – Friday, 10AM – 3PM
Detail, at left, of soft pastel by NIPS member James Cooke. See the complete work as well as 35 pastels by 23 regional artists, members of Northern Indiana Pastel Society.
Art will be released on Saturday, Feb. 29, 1 – 5:00 p.m.
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.
Buchanan Art Center | Buchanan, Michigan
May 20 to June 27, 2020
Deliver: May 17 | 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Reception: May 31 | 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Releasing: June 28 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
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
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.