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The 2013 Kenneth Wellner Memorial Award given by JoAnn Wellner
The Artful Mind by Joe Hing Lowe, PSA Master Pastelist, Hall of Fame Honoree

You can view the complete list of our generous 2013 award sponsors here.
Click here to see the 2013 award winners.

2014 42nd PSA Annual Exhibition: Enduring Brilliance!
The Grand Gallery, National Arts Club, New York, NY
September 2 - September 27, 2014

Click here for the 42nd Annual events schedule.

Annual Exhibition Raffle

Apply for Membership in PSA
Membership jurying takes place in January, March, May, July, and October of each year. Please check the exact dates for 2014/2015 on the Membership page.

Your CD must arrive in the PSA office by the application deadline date. To familiarize yourself with specifications for your entries and tips on applying for membership in PSA, please check the membership application.

  We welcome to the Board of Governors the newly appointed governor Carrie Raeburn, PSA. Carrie Raeburn is the former president of the Pastel Society of North Florida, a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America, a juried member of the Degas Pastel Society and is an active participant in the International Association of Pastel Societies. Carrie has been juried five times into the Pastel Society of America's Annual where she won two awards. She has participated in numerous national and regional shows where she received many awards including Best of Show and First Places. The Pastel Journal selected her work for inclusion in their "Pastel 100" in 2002, 2010 and 2011. The magazine Pastel Artist International featured her in their "Master Pastel Artists of the World-United States Showcase".

Please keep PSA informed of your current email address so that you do not miss out on any news. Please email any changes you have at

Jimmy Wright, PSA, President

Workshops and Classes
The new PSA School for Pastels brochure for 2014-2015 workshops and classes will be available on-line and in print on September 2, 2014. To view the current workshops and classes for the remainder of 2014 peruse the 2013-2014 brochure.

To view our line-up of upcoming workshops please
click here. Our workshops have been filling up quickly; so don't delay if you wish to attend! Click here for the ongoing PSA Class Schedules.

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