Friends of Pastel Honorees

Each year, the Pastel Society of America selects an outstanding artist or supporter to be included as a Friend of Pastel Honoree to honor his or her special involvement in pastel painting. The announcement is made during the Pastel Society of America’s Annual Exhibition and the honoree’s paintings are exhibited prominently during the exhibition. The following people have been so named by PSA.

  • 1996 M. Stephen Doherty
  • 1997 Aldon James
  • 1998 Alice Giffuni + & Andrew Giffuni +
  • 1998 Pearl Kalikow +
  • 1999 Dianne & Van Bernhard
  • 2000 Louise DePaoli +
  • 2000 David B. Korostoff
  • 2000 Robert Smith
  • 2000 Urania Christy Tarbet
  • 2001 Cornelia Seckel
  • 2002 Gary Erbe
  • 2003 Dr. Louis A. Zona
  • 2004 Lila Teich Gold
  • 2005-6 David B. Korostoff
  • 2007 Jack Richeson
  • 2008 Maggie Price PSA +
  • 2008 Janie Hutchinson PSA
  • 2009 JoAnn Wellner & Kenneth Wellner +
  • 2011 Jason Chang PSA
  • 2012 Anne Hevener
  • 2013 Richard Kendall
  • 2014 Daisy & Joseph Salomon
  • 2015 Isabelle V. Lim PSA
  • 2016 Anita & Robert Z. Norman
  • 2017 Maceo Mitchell PSA-MP & Bob Strohsahl
  • 2018 Claire Paisner PSA & Pierre-Yann Guidetti

+ indicates deceased