SHOWS AND EVENTS

PSC Online Calendar of Events
January 11, 2017
We've added a new page with a google calendar of PSC shows and Events! Please visit the page by clicking the link below. Our show chairs and other PSC administrators will be adding important event dates regularly so please visit often!
2018/19 PSC 20 Page Full-Color Printed Calendar Fundraiser
June 28, 2018
Also available for Purchase at PACE during the Mile High National Pastel Exhibition Opening Reception, Thursday, July 12, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at PACE (Parker Arts, Culture & Events Center), 20000 Pikes Peak Avenue, Parker, CO 80138

We will place a second print run if demand is higher than supply...
• Great Collector's Item
• Each month features a winning pastel painting selected by our judge, signature member, Jane Christie. Jane was the Best of Show winner for the 2017/18 PSC Calendar.
• Following the months, there are 4 pastel paintings selected as honorable mentions.
• Support the medium of soft pastel and the Pastel Society of Colorado!
• October 2018 through December 2019!

The Calendar price is $20/each plus credit card processing and shipping fees. Through the link below you can select, 1, 2, or 6 calendars for purchase. Payments are processed by PayPal and you can pay with either a credit card or a PayPal account.

NOTE: Calendars will ship to your mailing address. If you would like to order to ship to another address please email Jeannette Stutzman at webmaster@pastelsocietyofcolorado.org.
2018 PSC Small Works Show & Sale
September 20, 2018 to October 21, 2018
Mary Williams Fine Art, Boulder, CO
No longer accepting entries

SHOW DATES: DEC. 6, 2018 - JAN 31, 2019
Don't miss this opportunity to show at Mary Williams Fine Arts in Boulder!
5311 Western Avenue
Boulder, CO 80301

This show will feature smaller sized paintings done in soft pastel. The maximum artwork size (hxw of the image area) will be 108 square inches (a 9x12 is an example of an image that meets this requirement).

Our Reception will be during Mary's annual, very well-attended Holiday Party!

SHOW PROSPECTUS, PDF DOWNLOAD: http://pastelsocietyofcolorado.org/pdfs/smallworksprospectus2018.pdf

Show Guidelines:
• All images 108 sq/in or smaller *this is the painting image size before adding the frame. 9x12=108, 8x10=80, 10x10=100, etc.
• Minimum of 2" moulding (frame width) on all paintings
• NO MATS on FRAMING for this show
• Minimum of $350 painting price
• Each artist may enter 1-2 paintings

Our Show Judge and Juror is DAVE SANTILLANES!
Dave is a highly recognized painter from the Colorado front range. Please visit his website to see his paintings: http://dasanti.com/

Important Dates:
• Acceptance notification by Nov 5, 2018
• Shipped paintings to arrive Nov 26-27 at Mary Williams Fine Art (details below)
• Drop-Off at Mary Williams Fine Art for hand-delivered paintings Nov 29 & 30, 2018
• Show Opening Reception Dec 6, 2018 from 5-8pm
• Show Closes Jan 31, 2019
• Pickup date/time to be announced

Shipping Information:
Ship to arrive at Mary Williams Fine Arts Nov 26-27
All shipped work needs to include:

• Prepaid shipping label
• Art shipped without a prepaid return label will not be displayed until a return label is provided Failure to provide a prepaid return label will result in a $25 handling fee in addition to the bill for return shipping
• Identification tags attached to back of each accepted work
• It is recommended that artists use either Masterpak or Airfloat boxes for shipping
• For pieces shipped with glass, neither PSC nor the Gallery is responsible for breakage or replacement
• We suggest you use Plexiglass
• It is suggested that artists who ship glass should always cover it with a product called "glass skin" which is available from the Masterpak company… it holds the glass together in case of breakage in transit, is easily peeled off, and may be re-used if handled carefully http://www.masterpak-usa.com/cat_215_glassskin.htm
• Include the handling charge of $25 per box, payable to Mary Williams Fine Art for each box in the shipment to cover unpacking, storage of shipping boxes and repacking
• Accepted artists will be responsible for shipping and insurance both ways

Hand Delivered Painting Information:
• Hand deliver artwork to a central location specified by PSC in Denver or the Western Slope.
• PSC has volunteers to take artwork to Boulder from the Denver area, and will solicit volunteers from the Western Slope to transport to the Front Range group.
• To prepare artwork for transit:
- Make sure label is filled out and attached to the back of the artwork.
- Wrap in bubble wrap and seal in a box. Or, place cardboard on both sides of artwork, wrap in bubble wrap on the outside, and tape.
- Label again on the outside.

Entry Cost:
PSC Members: 1-2 paintings, $40 plus paypal fees
Non-Members: 1-2 paintings, $60 plus paypal fees
Shipped work fee: $25 check made payable to Mary Williams Fine Art
Sponsored by:
2019 Mile High National Pastel Exhibition
November 3, 2018 to March 19, 2019
Curtis Center for the Arts, 2349 E Orchard Rd, Greenwood Village, CO 80121
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Dates & Deadlines
Entry Deadline: 11:59pm (PT), Saturday, March 9, 2019
Notifications: Emailed week of Monday, April 8, 2019

Deadline for shipped work (to arrive at Curtis Center on or before): May 1, 2019
Hand Delivery of work: May 1 & 2, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 11, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Barbara Jaenicke's Pastel Workshop:
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, May 8,9,& 10

Show Closes: Saturday, June 29, 2019
Pickup Work: July 1-3, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Contact: Sandy Marvin, Show Co-Chair, sjmarvinart@yahoo.com
Marla Sullivan, Show Co-Chair, marlasullivan@comcast.net

Prospectus online via our Resources page, under show prospectus.
National Greeley Art Exhibition's Meet and Greet
November 13, 2018
Showcase Art Center, 1335 8th Avenue, Greeley, CO
Good evening from the National Greeley Art Exhibition!

My name is Heather and I am the newest Secretary of the NGAE. I just wanted to reconnect with you to say thank you again for your support of the National Greeley Art Exhibition in previous years, and ask that you share our Event with Artists in your area.

We are hosting a Meet & Greet next month and would love for Artists to join us for a night of art, food, and wine so we can share with you what it is that we do and how we are involved in our community! You can learn more about our our amazing Fellowship and Scholarship opportunities by talking to previous Fellowship and Scholarship winners, and talk to Board Members about how the NGAE is connecting our community to art!

Tuesday, November 13th
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Showcase Art Center, 1335 8th Avenue, Greeley, CO
Facebook Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2224960554246062/

We are making a few changes this year regarding dates, venues, and scholarships so keep an eye for those! We know some Artists are further from Greeley than others, so they can keep track of our Events and Updates by "Liking" our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/National-Greeley-Art-Exhibition-NGAE-NGAE-Greeley), visiting us online at www.ngae-artshow.com, or emailing us here at info@NGAE-artshow.com to let us know they want their email added to our email list so we make sure to keep them informed.

We would love the opportunity to continue sharing our Events with you, we will be hosting an Event where we award our Scholarships near the end of April and our Main Event, the National Greeley Art Exhibition Art Show & Sale (where we will also award our Fellowships) will be at the beginning of October 2019, so please let us know if that's a possibility.

Feel free to email us anytime with questions, and thank you again for your support in previous years!

Heather Autrey
Secretary, National Greeley Art Exhibition
PSC Winter Workshop: Art of the Flower with Terrie Lombardi
November 17, 2018
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Room 110 EPiC Building
Price: $60 (plus $3 processing fees)
Audience: all levels
Time: 9am to 4pm, 1 day

Description: Still Life is a wonderful genre that opens the door to understanding spatial
relationships and the use of color. We're very fortunate to have one of our own members,
Terrie, to offer an in depth one day workshop.

Terrie is a seasoned painter with many years of experience. She is an active member in Pastel
Society of America and of course in Pastel Society of Colorado. Her training is extensive with
many exceptional instructors: Quang Ho, Albert Handell, Doug Dawson, Lorenzo Chavez to
name a few.
Terrie's demeanor is very upbeat and fun. She will teach you how to develop an underpainting,
apply layers of pastel to it and take it to a finished painting. In addition you will learn and
practice composition, value, and edge control.

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. To place your name on a waiting list, please email Wayne Vigil at waynevigil@aol.com
Sponsored by:
Front Range PSC Holiday Party at Mt Vernon
December 8, 2018
PSC Holiday Get Together & Celebration of Our Year

Save the Date: December 8, 2018
Mount Vernon Canyon Club
24933 Club House Cir, Golden, CO 80401
11:00 am to 3 pm

Menu & Sign-Up Online below ($32/person), Cash Bar

Price includes gratuity

Bring an art related gift to share, $10.00 maximum

This is a lot of fun! Come join us!

RSVP by December 4th at noon
Learn to Prepare Your Show Entries & a Lot More!
January 19, 2019
RMCAD, 1600 Pierce St, Lakewood, CO 80214
Taught by Jeannette Stutzman
10am-2pm

Learn to Prepare Your Show Entries & a Lot More!

  • Photography vs Scanning your Artwork; image quality
  • What is Resolution? DPI vs PPI and how that relates for print and web...
  • What are Pixels?
  • What does it mean when someone says to make an image 1024 px wide?
  • What is a jpg? Understanding quality vs compression...
  • File Naming and File Formats
  • What happens if I re-save jpg files?
  • RGB vs. CMYK
  • Intro to Color Adjustments

Most juried shows are now using services such as Online Juried Shows or Zapplication to handle entries. They each have specific requirements for the type and size of files you send and may disqualify entries that do not meet those requirements.

Just in time for our 2019 Member Show and Mile High National Show, Jeannette will expertly and kindly walk us through the process, with demos and with individual help.

This time we'll be in a RMCAD computer lab and you are welcome to use one of their computers or you can bring your laptop if you have one and prefer to be using your own computer. Also please bring a prospectus or two and some photos of your art to work with. We'll be using a free online photo editor (using WiFi) or you can use Photoshop or Elements if that's what you use/have on your computer. The classroom computers have Photoshop installed and all are online. Jeannette will be using a projector for the demos.

Please arrive between 10am (when they open) and 10:20 to set settled and setup. Class will start at 10:30am. Demo and discussion will be from 10:30-12:30 and individual help from 12:30-2:00. There will be demos and handouts to follow as well as Q&A.

Jeannette is a full-time graphic designer with over 30 years of experience in design as well as 15 years experience teaching computer basics, page layout, photoshop, computer illustration and visual design at Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design (RMCAD).

Bring a snack or bag lunch. No food is allowed in the computer labs but we can take a short break at lunch time. No food vendors will be open on campus so please bring what you need. RMCAD sits on an aquifer and there are fresh water dispensers in the hallways but bring a bottle to fill. Water or other beverages need to be in cups with lids or screw on caps.

Cost is $50.00 (plus $2 for PayPal processing fees)
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