34th Annual Exhibition in 2021

Pastels with Passion

Congratulations to Linda Finch for her portrait ‘Smile’. Linda has been awarded Best in Show


Our Annual Exhibition runs

Saturday 9 October to Sunday 24 October 2021

Our Exhibition is online at https://vicpastelexhibition.com.au/

Here is the link to view or purchase this year’s entries and awarded paintings in our 34th Annual Exhibition https://vicpastelexhibition.com.au/gallery/


Our Judge this year is Artist and Tutor Antoinette Blyth

Antoinette’s comments on each of the awarded paintings are on the following link

Judges Comments


Anne Melloy’s painting ‘Let There Be Light, South Georgia’ was awarded Best in Show Runner Up in this year’s Annual Exhibition


Further information for our Artists

The process for entering this year’s Exhibition

via the Gallery247 website portal. If you did not enter last year’s exhibition, or have not already registered on Gallery247, you will need to Register as an Artist on the Gallery247 website portal.

Open for entries

from 4 September 2021. Closing date for submissions is Monday 27 September 2021 at midnight.

Our website on Gallery247 is available with all the information about this year’s Exhibition.

Some quick links for you :


How to upload your Upload your paintings

Please note that there are 2 Category item areas that you need to select FOR EACH PAINTING you enter :

Category choice 1.

When you go to the Gallery247 Artshow Admin Area portal to submit your paintings to our Exhibition, you will see a ‘Choose Category’ option with up and down arrows for each of your paintings :

  • AGRA and Virtual Exhibition
  • Virtual Exhibition Only

Choose which one is applicable to your particular painting

Category choice 2.

Is the genre category of your painting eg. Portrait, Landscape, Still Life etc.?

Choose which one is applicable to your particular painting.


Then click on the SUBMIT SELECTED ARTWORK TO SHOW button.

All paintings approved for entry, will be eligible for an Award.

You must be a financial member of the PSVA to be able to enter. Details on Membership can be found here.

Important Dates

1 Aug 21 onwards : Set up your Artist Account & Register on Gallery247

4 Sep 21 : Opening date for Submissions

27 Sep 21 : Closing date for Submissions

NO LONGER APPLICABLE (3 Oct 21 : 1:00pm – 3:00pm Paintings delivered to AGRA)

NO LONGER APPLICABLE (4 Oct 21 : Paintings will be hung at AGRA)

5 Oct 21 : Paintings will be judged

9 Oct 21 : 1:00pm – 4:00pm Awards Ceremony ONLINE via Zoom

NO LONGER APPLICABLE (17 Oct 21 : 4:00pm – 5:00pm Collection of unsold Paintings from AGRA)

Our Exhibitions

 To view artworks and prize-winners from our annual exhibitions, please click on the following links or paintings


Winner 2021 – Linda Finch – Smile



Winner 2020 – Heather Peberdy – Coco in Sunlight



Regina Hona - As The Sun Goes Down

Winner 2019 – Regina Hona – As The Sun Goes Down



Winner 2018 – Barbara Beasley-Southgate – Grazing Cattle, Mansfield



Winner 2017 – Professional
Barbara Beasley-Southgate – Receding Storm, Pambula

Winner 2017 – Amateur  Helen Permezel – Last Light



Winner 2016 – Grace Paleg – Earthscape



Winner 2015 –  Lynette Orzlowski – Otterly Blissful