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PSA Founders Award donated by The Flora B. Giffuni Foundation
Unity by Brian E. Bailey, PSA Master Pastelist

You can view the complete list of our generous 2014 award sponsors here.
Click here to see the 2014 award winners.

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

You can view works for the annual raffle to benefit the PSA School here.

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 Maria Marino, PSA. A frequent exhibitor in our open annual juried shows, she is also a member of the National Arts Club, Salmagundi Club, Allied Artists of America (elected artist), Audubon Artists, Connecticut Pastel Society (signature member), Artists Fellowship, Maryland Federation of Art, Degas Pastel Society, Maryland Pastel Society (signature member) and the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association. Her paintings have won numerous awards. When she is not painting, the Maryland resident works as an interior designer.


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 psaoffce@pastelsocietyofamerica.org.

Jimmy Wright, PSA, President


Workshops and Classes
The PSA School for Pastels brochure for 2014-2015 workshops and classes is available. To view our line-up of upcoming workshops please click here.

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