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June 2016

2016 Purely Pastel Juried Member Exhibition

June 10, 2016 - July 15, 2016
Goodman Gallery, Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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June 10-July15, 2016 Goodman Gallery, Lyme Art Association, Old Lyme, CT Online submission deadline: April 24, 2016 Email notification: May 1, 2016 Receiving: June 5, 12 - 2 pm Triple Demo: June 11, 1 - 4 pm Artists' Reception: June 17, 5 - 7 pm Pickup work: July 15, 3 - 5 pm Important Dates • Electronic Submission deadline – midnight, April 24, 2016 • Notification of Acceptance - email notification after May 1, 2016 • Receiving for hand deliveries…

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October 2016

2016 Renaissance in Pastel National Exhibition

October 7, 2016 - November 12, 2016
Slater Memorial Museum, 108 Crescent St
Norwich, CT 06360 United States
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October 7 - November 12, 2016 Slater Museum, Norwich, CT Online submission deadline: August 3, 2016 Email notification: August 19, 2016 Receiving: October 1, 1 - 3:30 Gallery Tour: October 23, 1 - 2 pm Artists' Reception: October 23, 2 - 4 pm (Awards Presentation 3 pm) Pickup work: November 12, 1 - 3:30 pm Prospectus Please see our Exhibition Guidelines before entering any of our exhibitions. Enter the show here

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March 2017

CPS Annual Member Exhibition

March 4, 2017 - March 25, 2017
Southington Community Cultural Arts, 93 Main St
Southington, CT 06489 United States
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March 4, - March 25, 2017. Southington Community Cultural Arts (SOCCA), 93 Main St, Southington, CT 06489; 860-276-1581. Receiving February 25, 2017, 10 AM - 12 Noon. Opening reception March 4, 1 - 3 PM. Demonstration March 25, 1 - 3 PM, by Frank Federico Pickup March 25, 3 - 4 PM following the demo Download the Prospectus here Members submit one piece; all are hung. Awards judge: David Kaphammer

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June 2017

CPS Purely Pastel Juried Member Exhibition

June 15, 2017 - July 21, 2017
Chauncey Stillman Gallery, 84 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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June 15 - July 21, 2017. Chauncey Stillman Gallery, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, 84 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT. 06371; (860) 434-5232. Online entry only 1/15/17 - 4/5/17. Jury of Selection: Jamie Markle, Diane Rappisi. Awards Judge: Sam Goodsell. Opening Reception 6/15 5-7pm followed by lecture by Alain J. Picard (lecture cost $15). To download the prospectus, please click this link. To enter the show, please click this link.  

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March 2018

32nd Annual Members Show Prospectus

March 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - March 24, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Southington Community Cultural Arts, 93 Main St
Southington, CT 06489 United States
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2018 Annual Member Exhibition March 3 - March 24, 2018 Southington Community Cultural Arts (SOCCA) in Southington, CT Key Dates Receiving of entries: Saturday, February 24 from 10 AM - 12  PM Opening reception: Saturday, March 3 from 1 - 3 PM (awards presented at 2 PM) Artist talk: Saturday, March 24 from 1 - 3 PM (with Polly Castor on abstraction and pastels) Pick-up: Saturday, March 24 from 3 - 4 PM following artist talk Download the Prospectus here

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March 2020

2020 Members Show

March 6, 2020 - March 28, 2020
Southington Community Cultural Arts, 93 Main St
Southington, CT 06489 United States
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34th Annual CPS Members Exhibit: March 6 - March 28, 2020 The 34th annual CPS Members Exhibit will be held from March 6 - March 28, 2020 at the Southington Community Cultural Arts (SoCCA) in Southington, CT. We will offer nearly $5,000 in cash and merchandise awards. Members with dues paid for 2020 are invited to submit one framed pastel painting for this non-juried show. Our esteemed awards judge is Suzanne Siegel. In addition to our regular exhibit, we will hold a small…

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June 2020

2020 Purely Pastel Juried Member Exhibition

June 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020
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The Purely Pastel Juried Member show is held every other year and is a unique opportunity for CPS members. Accepted work is posted here on the CPS website and shared on social media platforms, exposing artists' work to a new and wider audience. This year 96 members submitted 219 images to the exhibition. Our esteemed, award winning judge, Nancie King Mertz, PSA-MP, IAPS-EP, has selected 78 images from 78 artists for the show and has awarded over $1,500 in cash…

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October 2020

CPS 2020 Renaissance in Pastel 27th Annual National Juried Exhibition – ONLINE for 2020

October 8, 2020 - November 6, 2020
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October 8 - November 6, 2020. ONLINE exhibition only: the CPS website. Online entry only 6/1/20 - 9/1/20 Jury of Selection: Laurinda O'Connor, Susan Ellis, Karen Tighe Judge of Awards: Susan M. Story, PSA-MP We invite you to view this show online now. To download the show catalog in pdf form, click this link. We invite you to view the VIRTUAL AWARDS PRESENTATION, where we announced the award winners. The awards presentation has been posted to our Facebook Page for viewing…

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April 2022

2022 Members Show – 36th Annual!

April 2 - April 30
Southington Community Cultural Arts (SoCCA), 93 Main St
Southington, CT 006489 United States
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36th Annual CPS Members Exhibit: Saturday, April 2 through Saturday, April 30, 2022 The 36th annual CT Pastel Society Members Exhibition will once again be held at Southington Community Art Center (SoCCA) in Southington, CT. The show will be a month later in the year than usual due to scheduling constraints for the gallery. The Awards Judge is Laurinda O’Connor, PSA, PPSCC Pre-register your work (All artists please do this) online at ShowSubmit.com from February 20, 2022 til March 13,…

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June 2022

CPS 2022 Renaissance in Pastel 29th Annual National Juried Exhibition

June 10 - August 4
Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Our flagship show, the annual Renaissance In Pastel Exhibition, will be held this year at the Lyme Art Association in Old Lyme, CT.  The exhibit will feature nearly 100 unique pastel paintings by artists from the United States and other countries.  This juried show offers the best examples of pastel paintings in the region. Submissions of artwork opens February 7, 2022.   Entry deadline is April 7, 2022 and all entries are through ShowSubmit. Click HERE for the Prospectus or go to www.showsubmit.com…

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