SOP 2017 Awardees
Shades of Pastel Biennial National Juried Exhibition 2015
The Maryland Pastel Society's national juried "Shades of Pastel" Exhibition is October 5 - 28, 2015 at Hill Center Galleries at the Old Naval Hospital in Washington D.C. The opening reception is 6-8pm on October 5th, preceded by a pastel demonstration by juror and Judge of Awards, Doug Dawson. The demonstration is from 1-4 pm at the Hill Center Gallery in the Souza Room. The cost to attend the demonstration is $35.00, and all are welcome.
About our Juror:
Doug is an IAPS Master Circle Artist, a PSA Master Pastelist, and member of PSA's Pastel Hall of Fame. He is a founding board member for The Art Students League of Denver, where he currently teaches Plein Air classes and a Studio Landscape class. Doug has exhibited with and/or received numerous awards from a number of different art organizations, including but not limited to: The Pastel Society of America, American Watercolor Society, The National Academy of Western Art, Pastel Society of West Coast, Allied Artists, and the International Association of Pastel Societies.To honor his achievements, Doug was given the title of Master Pastelist by the Pastel Society of America and awarded the title of Master Circle by the International Association of Pastel Societies. He is also an author of a book on pastel painting, Capturing Light & Color with Pastel.