Pastel Society of the Southwest (PSSW) 39th National Juried Exhibition call for entries

The PSSW 2020 National Juried Exhibition will be the nonprofit organization’s 39th juried show of soft pastels.   The exhibit will during the month of October at the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau located in Grapevine, Texas.

Open to all artists in the soft pastel medium (80% content).  Eligibility requirements and how to enter can be found on OnlineJuriedShows.  Our juror, Barbara Jaenicke, is holding a demo and 3 day workshop in October.

Deadline to enter is August 5, 2020.  We look forward to seeing your artwork!


  • August 5 (Wed.) Entry deadline, 
  • August 31 Notification of acceptance 
  • Please check your e-mail carefully, even SPAM! You can also check your portfolio at Online Juried Shows. 
  • September 17-25 Out of town deliveries due to Navis Pack and Ship 
  • September 29 Hand delivered and shipped entries will be accepted at the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau between 10a.m. – 2 p.m. 
  • October 1 Exhibition opens at Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau 
  • October 4 Pastel demo by Barbara Jaenicke and 
  • Exhibition awards ceremony 
  • October 5-7 Pastel workshop by Barbara Jaenicke 
  • November 1 Exhibition closes 
  • November 2 (Mon) Pick-up of all entries at the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau, from 10a.m to 2 p.m. 
  • November 30 Shipped entries will be returned by this date 


  • Show Chair, Wendy Koehrsen, 972.742.2672 
  • PSSW President, Sherry Barber, 469.585.8750 
  • Workshop Chair, Vicki Guess, 817.917.3249

For the Prospectus see
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