2017 PSNH 9th National Juried Exhibition – “Its Pastel!”

 Over $5,000 in awards are given including cash, products and gift certificates.

Discover Portsmouth Center, Portsmouth, NH
10 Middle Street, Portsmouth, NH 
Telephone: 603-436-8433
Email: Info@portsmouthhistory.org

Dates: OCTOBER 21st through NOVEMBER 25th, 2017

Jurors of Selection: Kim Lordier, a signature member of PSA and an IAPS Master Circle Recipient

Juror of Awards: Christine Ivers, a signature member of PSA and an IAPS Master Circle Recipient 

Entering Your Images: You can enter your images online at www.showsubmit.com

Eligibility:   Open to all artists in the United States. Artists may enter up to 3 digital images. Work must be ORIGINAL SOFT pastels only (No less than 80%). No oil pastels. No classroom or workshop work allowed. Paintings must have been completed after January 1, 2015. 


Entry Fee: Up to 3 Digital Images
PSNH Members – $35, Non-Members – $45 
If you are uncertain about your membership status, please contact our Membership Chair:  Maggie Smith


Registration: Opens Monday, June 19, 2017    Registration FormPDF

All Entries Must Be Received By: Sunday, September 3, 2017

Notification: Will be emailed to artists Tuesday, September 12, 2017   

Delivery of Accepted Work:  Sunday, October 15, 2017 – 11:00 am – 2:00 pm  

Shipping Instructions: Please contact kdemanche@aol.com 
Opening Reception, Awards Ceremony & Gallery Talk: Saturday, October 21, 2016 – 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm  

In addition to the opening reception and gallery talk, there will be a pastel demonstration during the time the exhibit is on display. This is part of the mission of the Pastel Society of New Hampshire to educate the public about the pastel medium.

Exhibit Closes: Sunday, November 26, 2017 

Pick Up: 11:00 am -2:00 pm