Maryland Pastel Society events

SOP 2017 Awardees

Call for Entries – Members Only Show at The Art League of Ocean City, Center for the Arts

The Maryland Pastel Society will hold a Juried Members Only show at the Art League of Ocean City, 502 94th Street, Ocean City, Maryland, from April 1st-April 30, 2016. All Artist and Signature members in good standing of the Maryland Pastel Society are invited to submit work for selection.  

About Our Juror

The juror for this show is David Diaz. David works in oil and pastels and currently lives in Annapolis, Md. He received formal training in the public schools of Western Maryland and Frostburg State University; as well as University of Maryland, Towson and Catholic University.

He is award-winning artist and educator who has taught art in Maryland, in both Allegany and Anne Arundel County, and has worked with students from elementary through middle school, as well as adult education and private lessons. His work is in collections in the United States, Europe, and Asia. David is primarily a plein air painter with a focus on regional subjects and is a member, and Chair of Bd. of the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters. He is also President of the board at Maryland Federation of Art, and the chair of exhibitions, and works with installations at Quiet Waters art galleries.To learn more about David, visit his web page

Important dates

Deadline for submission: February 15, 2016
Notification letters mailed: March 1, 2016
Work to be delivered: March 28, 2016
Show opens: April 1, 2016
Opening Reception: April 1, 2016, 5pm-7pm
Show closes: April 30 2016
Pick-up of work: May 1, 2016

How to enter

An entry form and prospectus with complete details are posted below.