34th Annual Exhibition is now ONLINE ONLY

Due to the recent announcements by the Victorian government,  we are no longer able to hold our physical Exhibition at AGRA.

We are open for Submissions until midnight on Monday 27 September 2021, so get your paintings entered – members are encouraged to enter up to 5 paintings.

and for all the information you need for this year’s Exhibition, go to our newly updated website on Gallery247

Heather Peberdy – ‘Coco in Sunlight’ won Best in Show in 2020


Some quick links for information on Important Dates and Conditions of Entry,  go to our Annual Exhibition webpage

Monthly Meeting & AGM

4 October 2021 at 7:30pm

Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on 4 October 2021, hopefully at the Hall (Covid permitting) and online via Zoom.
We are delighted that accomplished Artist, and Judge of our 2020 Annual Exhibition, David Freedman, has agreed to be our Guest Speaker on this occasion. David will be speaking about his father Harold Freedman’s artistic work, including his time as State Artist and his mural works. David will also show us some of his recent work.
Please keep this date free so you can join us for what will be a very enlightening presentation
The AGM is also an important time to reflect on the achievements of the Pastel Society of Victoria over the past 12 months and to appoint the Committee to continue this work.
We urge all members to attend the meeting as we need a minimum number as a ‘quorum’. Please also consider joining the committee – new members with fresh ideas and the energy are needed to lead the Society into 2022 and beyond. Roles within the committee are negotiable and flexible. If you think that you could help in some way please speak to any of the current committee members.
If you would like to nominate for the Committee please email info@vicpastel.com.au.

Our PSVA Facebook Page is back

We have been able to obtain access to our Facebook Page (different from our Facebook Group). It’s the official business site on Facebook for our Society. Please go and ‘Like’ our Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/pastelsocietyvic/ and be kept-up-to date with all things Pastel.

Thank you to Linda Finch

who demonstrated a pastel ‘skyscape’ painting online via Zoom at our September Monthly Meeting. If you are not a member but would like to attend our monthly meetings, please email info@vicpastel.com.au

Thank you to Ben Winspear

for proceeding online with your Understanding Colour Workshop, despite the lockdown

Participants enjoyed learning about Colour Theory & applying it through a range of activities.

Our Members’ Encouragement Awards (MEA) are online

in 2021

For more information, go to our MEA Awards webpage


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