Linda Dellandre, “Morning Grasses,” pastel

The Pastel Society of Southeast Texas recently announced the dates for its annual national show, featuring nearly 100 luminous artworks sure to dazzle the eyes.

Opening April 18 and running through May 21, the Pastel Society of Southeast Texas will exhibit approximately 75 delightful pastel paintings in the Brazosport Art League Gallery in Clute, Texas. In addition to a $1,950 cash prize, sponsor awards will be presented during the public awards reception Friday evening, April 21, from 6-9 p.m.

Rae Andrews, “Who’s the Boss?,” pastel
Rae Andrews, “Who’s the Boss?,” pastel

“There is nothing more spectacular than an entire room full of luminous vibrant pastel paintings,” Sharon Haney, co-chair of the event, suggests. “You must be there, in the gallery, to fully experience the radiance and depth of pastel art.”

To learn more, visit The Pastel Society of Southeast Texas.

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Andrew Webster is the former Editor of Fine Art Today and worked as an editorial and creative marketing assistant for Streamline Publishing. Andrew graduated from The University of North Carolina at Asheville with a B.A. in Art History and Ceramics. He then moved on to the University of Oregon, where he completed an M.A. in Art History. Studying under scholar Kathleen Nicholson, he completed a thesis project that investigated the peculiar practice of embedded self-portraiture within Christian imagery during the 15th and early 16th centuries in Italy.


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