MEETINGS

We have two groups of artists that meet regularly, one on the Front Range (Denver) and one on the Western Slope (Grand Junction). Both share friendships, information on pastel supplies, demos, and methods to promote sales.

Front Range Meetings

The Front Range group meets the second Saturday the month at 1:00 pm. Board meetings are every other meeting. Please see our listings below and our monthly e-newsletters for details. Beginning in Jan 2023, the Front Range meetings will be held at Wheatridge Center for Music & Arts 7530 W. 38th Av.

January 11
Finance Committee
Zoom
Pastel Society of Colorado is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Pastel Society of Colorado's Finance Committee Zoom Meeting
Time: Jan 11, 2023 07:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87425538220?pwd=WnNRbXROR2hmL0RMZm5FWFYwbEtT
January 14
Demo by: Clare Scott
MEMBER MEETING
Wheat Ridge Center for Music & Arts
7530 W. 38th Av
Information: 12:45-1:10
Demo: 1:15-3:00
January 18
Board Meeting
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89136120066?pwd=QkhVcDJ3RFRLWFAxL1dxUFIxeWhGZz09

Meeting ID: 891 3612 0066
Passcode: 686145
February 11
Demo by: Susan Mayfield
MEMBER MEETING
Wheat Ridge Center for Music & Arts
(currently also Wheat Ridge United Methodist Church)
7530 W. 38th Av
Information: 12:45-1:10
Demo: 1:15-3:00
March 8
Finance Committee
Zoom
March 11
Demo by: Tracy Wilson
MEMBER MEETING
MEMBER MEETING
Wheat Ridge Center for Music & Arts
(currently also Wheat Ridge United Methodist Church)
7530 W. 38th Av
Information: 12:45-1:10
Demo: 1:15-3:00
March 15
Board Meeting
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89136120066?pwd=QkhVcDJ3RFRLWFAxL1dxUFIxeWhGZz09

Meeting ID: 891 3612 0066
Passcode: 686145
April 8
Demo by: Mitch Caster
MEMBER MEETING
MEMBER MEETING
Wheat Ridge Center for Music & Arts
(currently also Wheat Ridge United Methodist Church)
7530 W. 38th Av
Information: 12:45-1:10
Demo: 1:15-3:00
May 10
Finance Committee
Zoom
May 13
Demo by: Rose Fredrick
MEMBER MEETING
Wheatridge Center for Music & Arts
7530 W. 38th Av
Information: 12:45-1:10
Demo: 1:15-3:00
May 17
Board Meeting
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89136120066?pwd=QkhVcDJ3RFRLWFAxL1dxUFIxeWhGZz09

Meeting ID: 891 3612 0066
Passcode: 686145
September 6
Finance Committee
Zoom
September 13
Board Meeting
Zoom
October 14
Demo by: Mike Roe
MEMBER MEETING
MEMBER MEETING
Wheat Ridge Center for Music & Arts
(currently also Wheat Ridge United Methodist Church)
7530 W. 38th Av
Information: 12:45-1:10
Demo: 1:15-3:00
November 8
Finance Committee
Zoom
November 11
Demo by: Marcie Cohen
MEMBER MEETING
MEMBER MEETING
Wheat Ridge Center for Music & Arts
(currently also Wheat Ridge United Methodist Church)
7530 W. 38th Av
Information: 12:45-1:10
Demo: 1:15-3:00
November 15
Board Meeting
Zoom
December 9
Annual Holiday Potluck
MEMBER MEETING
Wheat Ridge Center for Music & Arts
(currently also Wheat Ridge United Methodist Church)
7530 W. 38th Av

Western Slope Meetings

The Western Slope group meets the third Saturday of the month at 1:00 pm at the Bray Education Center (640 Belford Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81505). Please see our e-newsletters for details.

January 21
Demo by: Bev Lee
MEMBER MEETING
1:00 pm at the Bray Education Center, 640 Belford Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81505
February 18
MEMBER MEETING
1:00 pm at the Bray Education Center, 640 Belford Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81505
Topic: "What was my 'Why', and did I accomplish that" - group discussion with members bringing paintings of their own to discuss
March 18
MEMBER MEETING
1:00 pm at the Bray Education Center, 640 Belford Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81505
Group Painting Activity today
April 15
Demo by: Carol Henderson
MEMBER MEETING
1:00 pm at the Bray Education Center, 640 Belford Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81505
Carol Henderson, photographer - "How to Take Good Reference Photos"
May 20
MEMBER MEETING
Paint-out in Glade Park area
September 16
Demo by: TBA
October 21
Demo by: TBA
November 18
Demo by: TBA
December 16
Annual Christmas Party

PAINT-OUTS

NOTE: Paintouts are on the fourth Saturday of the month. No paintouts in November and December.

November 26
No paintout this month. Happy Thanksgiving!
December 24
No paintout this month. Happy Holidays!
January 28
Barr Lake State Park 2PM -5PM
DATE: Saturday January 28, 2023
WHERE: BARR LAKE STATE PARK
Education Room
13401 Picadilly Rd
Brighton, CO 80603
TIME: 2PM -5PM

FEE: State Park Pass or $10 per car

2023 PSC Paintout Kick Off
For anyone interested in plein air painting
This is an informal gathering to share plein air setups and how to get started
Paint inside, outside, ask questions or just socialize
February 25
Hidden Mesa Open Space 9am-Noon
Meet in parking lot (on the west side of Hwy 83)
3217 N State Highway 83 (also known as Parker Road)
Franktown, CO 80116

FEE: none

WEBSITE: https://www.crgov.com/Facilities/Facility/Details/Hidden-Mesa-Open-Space-3

DIRECTIONS:https://goo.gl/maps/DsUyWFEiaqCfo3VQ9

Close to the parking lot is a covered pavilion, an old homestead and a couple of rustic sheds.

There is another entrance off Pleasant View Drive with a few parking spots.
This area has a trail that winds up to the top of the Mesa where it loops around viewpoints, rock outcroppings and shrubland.
The trail is moderate and requires some walking.

Portable restroom available

An informal critique 11:45 to 12:00
Join us at a local restaurant after the paintout.
The conversation is always interesting!

Please RSVP to paintouts@pastelsocietyofcolorado.org
February 25
Hidden Mesa Open Space 9AM to 12 PM
Free
3217 CO-83, Franktown, CO 80116

https://goo.gl/maps/DsUyWFEiaqCfo3VQ9
March 25
Castlewood State Park 9AM-12PM
$10/car or State Park Pass
2989 CO-83 Franktown CO 80116

Lunch Option: Scileppi's 210 Third St Castle Rock 80104
April 22
Hudson Gardens 9AM-12PM
6115 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton, CO 80120

Free Admission
Nixon's Coffee on site
https://www.nixonscoffeehouse.com/
May 20
Beulah Retreat 12 PM SAT. - 4 PM SUN
Beulah Retreat May 20-21, 2023
12 PM SAT. - 4 PM SUN
(overnight booking)
Horseshoe Lodge at Nature & Wildlife Discovery Center -- 9112 Pueblo Mountain Park Rd, Beulah, CO 81023 719/485-4444
https://hikeandlearn.org/pueblo-mountain-park/
https://goo.gl/maps/eezS2Qf5zvVt2xJF7
Booking Link for Members:
https://hikeandlearn.secure.retreat.guru/program/pastel-society-of-colorado/
Minimum 10 Lodge guests = Homecooked dinner (breakfast & sack lunch also avail.); or optional potluck with members of Beulah Arts Council
Sack lunch or buy at Stompin' Grounds (open til 2pm), 8913 Grand Ave, Beulah, CO 81023
June 24
Sawhill/Walden Ponds 9AM-12PM
Free
75th & Valmont, Boulder, CO
https://goo.gl/maps/unDAT3bZh4bMjAea8
July 22
Mud Lake (Nederland) 9AM-12PM
Free
2034 Co Rd 126, Nederland, CO 80466
August 26
Littleton Museum 9AM -12PM
Free
6028 S. Gallup StreetLittleton, CO 80120

https://goo.gl/maps/PJQSrQ7MnPyii5mU9
September 23
Paint Mines Interpretive Park 10AM-1PM
Free
29950 Paint Mine Rd, Calhan, CO 80808

https://goo.gl/maps/fULQkQZQmXhbAAEq5
October 28
Chatfield State Park 9AM-12PM
$10/car or State Park Pass
11500 N Roxborough Park Road, Littleton CO 80125
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