CFA Artist of the Year Awards

Cash Grants in excess of $2,600

The Circle Foundation Artist of the Year Contest is now open This year the award includes 3 cash grants, free publication on the covers of their magazines and 60 more valuable titles.

The deadline for entries is 1 December 2018. For more information go to


Maxwell Wilks Workshop

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 November 2018

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a master pastellist.  For more information & registration details, go to our Workshops page


Pastel Society Paint Outs 2018

Thursday 15 November

Warratina Lavender Farm

Meet 10:00am – 10:30am at Lavender Cottage Tea Rooms (follow the road to the lavender farm)


Thursday 6 December

Melbourne Southbank

Meet 10:00am – 10:30am outside the Food Court, Riverside, grab a coffee, do some sketches whilst you wait


All welcome, any medium


Another En Plein Air painting opportunity for members

The Victorian Artists’ Society has a paint-out program as well as ours, which members of the Pastel Society of Victoria are welcome to join. Dates and destinations are available on their website under their Members section -> go to Paint Outs

Victorian Artists’ Society’s next meet is at Pier 35, 263 Lorimer Street, Port Melbourne on Sunday 25 November 2018 at 10:00am