34th Annual Exhibition in 2021

Pastels with Passion

Heather Peberdy’s painting Coco in Sunlight won Best in Show in 2020

Our Annual Exhibition will be held at

The Australian Guild of Realist Artists (AGRA) in Camberwell

Wednesday 6 October to Sunday 17 October 2021


 & concurrently online via Gallery247

9 October to 24 October 2021

The process for entering this exhibition will be via the Gallery247 website, following the same process that we used last year. If you did not enter last year’s exhibition, or have not already registered, you will need to Register as an Artist on the Gallery247 website.

Our exhibition is now open for entries – from 4 September 2021. You will have the choice to enter paintings to hang at The Australian Guild of Realist Artists (AGRA)  in Camberwell, as well as being online on Gallery247.

Our website on Gallery247 is available with all the information about this year’s Exhibition. The website can be found at https://vicpastelexhibition.com.au/

Your can find information about


Paintings Exhibited at AGRA

Due to limited space at AGRA, each member is limited to a total width of 1.25 metres for a painting hung at AGRA.

For example: A member can enter two framed paintings to hang at AGRA (Painting 1 is 60cm wide and Painting 2 is 65cm wide). This would be a total width of 1.25 metro for the two paintings.

We can generally hang approxiimately 120 paintings at AGRA.

Paintings Exhibited on Gallery247

The same member could also exhibit three paintings online at Gallery247. This would be a total of 5 paintings submitted.

Paintings can now be submitted online via Gallery247

Upload your paintings to your Artist Profile on Gallery247. Decide which paintings you will enter into our Exhibition and whether you will enter them at the Australian Guild of Realist Artists (AGRA) galleries & online, or whether you will enter online only.

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/s to submit into the Exhibition. Then click on the SUBMIT SELECTED ARTWORK TO SHOW button.

All paintings entered, whether to be hung at AGRA and/or online via Gallery247, will be elligible for Awards.

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

Regina Hona’s painting ‘Master & Mentor’ won Best in Show Runner Up in 2020

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

3 Oct 21 : 1:00pm – 3:00pm Paintings delivered to AGRA

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 at AGRA

17 Oct 21 : 4:00pm – 5:00pm Collection of unsold Paintings from AGRA

Previous Exhibitions

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


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