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33rd PSSW National entries due Sept. 5


The Pastel Society of the Southwest 2014 National Juried Exhibition will be the nonprofit organization’s 33rd Juried Show. The exhibition will be held at the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Grapevine Texas with a reception for artists, collectors, the public and press. Historic downtown Grapevine has over 200 restaurants, along with art galleries, fabulous shopping and winery tasting rooms. Events take place throughout the year.

We invite you to participate in our juried exhibition and be a part of our quest for the highest artistic excellence in the soft pastel medium. We also encourage you to join The Pastel Society of the Southwest. Our membership ranges from beginners to nationally recognized professionals, and we seek to increase our knowledge and enjoyment of the pastel medium.

The total awards given in 2013 equaled + $5,000, including a $1,000 Best in Show. This years show will be judged and juried by nationally recognized artist Margaret Dyer who will also conduct a workshop in Grapevine November 3-5.

Prospectus: http://pssw.info/resources/PSSW+PROSPECTUS+INFO+2014.pdf

Online submission- Deadline: September 5, 2014


M. Dyer “ann-braiding-her-hair”


  • SEPTEMBER 5 Entry Deadline
  • OCTOBER 3 Notification of acceptance Please check your e-mail carefully, even SPAM! You can also check your portfolio at Juried Art Services.
  • OCTOBER 20- 27 Out of Town Entries to Craters & Freighters
  • NOVEMBER 3 Hand Delivered Entries Accepted 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • NOVEMBER 5 Exhibition Opens
  • TBA Reception and Awards Ceremony
  • November 28 Exhibition Closes
  • November 28 Pick up of hand delivered entries 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • DECEMBER 12 Shipped entries returned by this date









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