10th Annual Mile High International Pastel Exhibition
July 14, 2014 to August 30, 2014
Denver Public Library Gallery
Denver Public Library Gallery, Level 7, 10 West 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, Colorado

Show Closing: August 30, 2014
Pickup Art Work: September 6, 2014 (NOTE: Change from original date)

JUROR/JUDGE: Albert Handell was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1937. Mr. Handell's paintings are in numerous private, public, and museum permanent collections; including The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York; the State Capitol Collection of New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico; the Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio; and the Albrecht-Kemper Museum, Saint Joseph, Missouri to name a few. Albert Handell is a consistent award-winning artist. He is the author of five tabletop art instruction books on his oils and pastels. Handell has also been a featured artist in nearly every art magazine. In 2007, The Butler Museum of American Art, honored him with a retrospective of his pastels. Handell shares his knowledge and experience as an artist/instructor through his Plein Air Painting Workshops and his other advanced program, The Come Paint-A-Long Mentoring Program where aspiring artists join him at his favorite painting locations. Mr. Handell is a frequent judge for many national exhibitions.

Since 1961, he has had over sixty, one-man shows throughout the country, including a one man show at the Schenectady Museum of Art, Schenectady, NY, and The Albany Museum of History and Art, Albany, NY. Albert lives and paints in Santa Fe, New Mexico. For the past twenty-five years, Albert Handell has had his annual one-man show at the Ventana Fine Art Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Sponsored by:
2014 Copper Country Arts Festival
August 29, 2014 to August 31, 2014
Copper Mountain Resort
Deadline August 12, 2014 at Noon

The Copper Country Arts Festival is committed to showcasing art in all its forms, from traditional to contemporary. The categories for applications this year are: Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Wood, Fiber Art, Drawing, and Wearable art.

Artists are being offered a choice of (1) paying a booth fee and retaining all revenue from the sale of their work with no commission on sales due to Copper Country; or (2) no booth fee and a 20% commission. Each artist has her/his preference, and we would like to honor both. Be sure to sign up early to get the best price on booth fees.

Artist information and applications are available at

Hope to see you in August!
21st Annual National Exhibition "Renaissance In Pastels"
October 8, 2014 to November 9, 2014
Slater Museum in Norwich, CT.

Connecticut Pastel Society announces the 21st Annual National Exhibition "Renaissance In Pastels" at the Slater Museum in Norwich, CT.

Over $10,000 in awards.

Jurors: Liz Haywood-Sullivan, PSA and Janet Cook, PSA.

Soft pastels only, easy online submission opens June 1st.
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November 1, 2014 to November 16, 2014
Sponsored by the Art Center & Gallery of Estes Park
Call for Entries, Open Call: April 29

Art Competition - Show & Sale
Sponsored by the Art Center & Gallery of Estes Park
Deadline: August 31, 2014 for receipt of entries

Show Runs: November 1 November 16, 2014
Deadline: August 31, 2014 for receipt of entries

Exciting opportunities for both a Gallery Competition
and an Online Competition. Promotional Savings/Discounts Offered.
Up to $4000 will be awarded in prize money.

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23rd Annual National Pastel Painting Exhibition
November 1, 2014 to November 30, 2014
Expo New Mexico in Albuquerque

Judge: Doug Dawson
Jurors: Mike Beeman, Barbara Jaenicke and Stan Sperlak

Cash & merchandise awards approximately $10,000. Original and 80% soft pastels only. Max 3 digital entries, $35 (members), $40 (non-members).

Prospectus & Workshop information on website: or send SASE to PSNM-P, PO Box 3571, Albuquerque, NM 87190-3571
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