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

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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
Entry information:

Submitted by Wendy Koehrsen. Email: Website: