Pastel Society of New Hampshire
Members' News is Listed Chronologically.
Congratulations to Betsy Craumer for her article titled "The Mysteries of Interconnection" which tells the story of her inspiration in the Fall/Winter issue of Monadnock Living Magazine.
Frisella Fine Art Studio presents Home for the Holidays. OPEN HOUSE Saturday, Nov 24, 2-7pm & Sunday, Nov 25, 2-5pm. Exhibition of Painting by Robin Frisella and friends. 26 Old Manchester Rd. | Candia, NH | 03034 http://www.frisellafineart.
Paula Dorr and Kathy Detzer will be opening STUDIO 224, at The Tip Top Building, located in White River Junction, Vt. on Main Street.
Opening day is Friday evening, December 7th, from 5:00 - 8:00 P.M. and is open to the public. Also Paula and Kathy are exhibiting their work at "Alice Williams Interiors" on 50 Greensboro Road, in Hanover N.H.
Maryanne Mullett is exhibiting her work at the River Center, 46 Concord Street in Peterborough, NH until December 31st. A reception offering wine and finger food is Thursday,
November 15th from 5:30 to 7 PM.
Congratulations to Gary Ozias - he is PSNH's first Signature Member!
Gary Ozias' painting "Winter Fields" is featured at the Pastel Society of America National Juried show at the National Arts Club in Gramercy Park in New York City. The exhibition will be displayed during the month of September.
Lisa Regopolous received Best in Show for her painting titled "Salem Street, North End" at the 13th Annual International Pastel Painters of Maine Show,
"For Pastels Only".
Paula Door's painting "Monet's Legacy" is juried into the 8th Annual North East National Juried Pastel Exhibit, Old Forge, NY. The show ran from May 12th through June 30th.
Marcia Blakeman's paintings was featured at East Colony Fine Art in Manchester 1/31/12 - 2/27/12.
Barbara Danser's bronze & glass sculpture and acrylic painting are currently on exhibit in the Visions and Reflections: Diverse Journeys of Nine contemporary painters and sculptors from New Hampshire at the The Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Garden in Concord, NH from October 28th through December 24th. There will be a reception on Sunday, October 30th from 3 to 6pm.
Paula Dor is exhibiting 50 of her paintings titled "Pastels & Pixels" at the New London Hospital on County Road in New London, NH from now thru January 6th, 2012.
Wolfgang Ertl has a solo exhibition "New England Landscapes in Pastel and Oil" at the York Public Library from September 8 through November 1, 2011. He is also exhibiting 12 of his pastels in a 2 person show with Ellen Pelletier at the N. W. Barrett Gallery in Portsmouth, NH, from October 1 - November 15, as well as 10 paintings in the Drift Away Restaurant in North Hampton.
Linee Baird's pastel titled "Play on Frejus Beach" is in the Juried Pastel Painters of Cape Cod's "For Pastels Only" on Cape Cod Exhibition which runs from September 28th to October 15th at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth, MA. Her pastel titled "Hanging Out" is in Connecticut Pastel Society National Juried Exhibition, "Renaissance in Pastel" show which runs from September 30th to November 13th in the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, CT.
Paula Dorr has had her work accepted at the 2011 Pastel Painters of Cape Cod National Juried Exposition that will take place at the
Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, Mass, from September 28 to October 15, 2011. The work was juried by Frank Federico and Deborah
Quinn- Munson. In addition, Paula will have an exhibit at The New London hospital in New London, NH from September 15, 2011 to January 6, 2012. An opening reception is September 15, 2011 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM.
Linda Dessaint's pastel titled "Majestic Monadnock" was juried into the 12th International PPOM exhibit. Linda is also a signature membership with the Pastel Painters of Maine.
Judy Doughty's pastel titled "Summer Storm" is on display at the Prescott Park Arts Festival Open Juried at the Sheafe Warehose at Prescott Park in Portsmouth through August 21st. Judy's paintings titled "Essex Homestead" and "Death of a Whale" are currently on exhibit at the NHAA Levy Galley on State Street in Portsmouth until August 26th.
Wolfgang Ertl's pastel titled "Looking Down 3" and 15 unframed paintings are on display at the Prescott Park Exhibition. Ertl also has five pastels that were juried into "the Maine Scene" Exhibition at the River Tree Arts Center in Kennebunk, Maine which runs through July 23rd.
Deirdra Baldwin's painting titled "Sagamore Creek" is on display at the Prescott Park Arts Festival Open Juried Exhibition at the Sheafe Wharf at Prescott Park in Portsmouth, NH from June 24 through August 21st.
Also juried into the Prescott Park Exhibit was Don Belanger's painting titled "Retreat".
Congratulations to two PSNH member's. Paula Murphy's "Tipsy" and Lisa Regopoulos' "Passionate Performer" paintings were juried into the Pastel Painters of Maine, International Juried Show at the Heartwood College of Art in Kennebunk, Maine.
Lisa is now a designated Signature Member of the PPOM.
Catherine Meeks, of Acton, MA, will exhibit five paintings as part of the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center's Illuminations Program. Opening Reception is Sunday, October 12th from 5:30 to 7 PM, 10th floor, Yawkey Center and will run through January 2011.
Paula Dorr of Grantham, NH is exhibiting her pastel work with friend Karen Gouchberg of Killington, VT. at the Quechee Inn at Marshland Farms in Quechee, VT. Their exhibition runs from uly 9th through August 12th with a reception on Sunday, July 11th from 3 to 5 PM.
Judith B J Totman is one of the artists featured at the Kittery Art Association show titled "Jewels in the Stream". Judith's work accompanies poetry by Elizabeth Kirschner. The show runs until July 18th (Th 3-6 PM, Sat 12-6 PM & Sun 12-5 PM)
New member Dianne Taylor Moore from Littleton NH is following her PSNH award with a merit award in the Pastel Painters of Maine exhibit in Kennebunk, Me. The show runs through June at the Brick Store Museum.
Two of Linda Dessaint's paintings are in the Stonewall Farm Seventh Annual Juried Art Auction in Keene, VT. The reception is Friday, April 9th from 5 to 7 PM at the Learning Center. The Gala and Art Auction is May 8th from 6 to 10 PM. Tickets are $40.00 per person and may be reserved by call 603-357-7278.
Additionaly, three of Linda's painting will be featured in the WCA's Juried Spring Exhibit, "Twist of Lyme" which runs from May 1 to the 22nd.
Barbara Danser's work featuring her Southwest pastel and oil paintings in conjunction with her turquoise necklace designs are on exhibit at the Jaffrey Civic Center in Jaffrey, NH from November 13th through December 18th.
Carol Corlis received Third Place in the Pastel Division for her painting titled "Overlooking the Farm" at the Art in the Park sponsored by the Monadnock Area Artists Association.
Donna Rossetti-Bailey, of Marshfield, MA, has recently had her soft pastel paintings juried into several national and international exhibits. “Last Light at Chandler’s Bog” was selected for the Renaissance in Pastel 2009 16th Annual National Exhibition, sponsored by the Connecticut Pastel Society.
“Bridge Street Reflections” and “Marsh Ribbon” were exhibited in The Pastel Society of New Hampshire's "It’s Pastel! Juried National Show" at the Portsmouth Center Gallery, Portsmouth, NH.
Her painting titled “Heading In” was juried into the Richeson 75: International Landscape, Seascape and Architectural Art Competition 2009 Exhibition. This painting, along with “Pink Sky Reflections” and “World’s End Trees” will also be published in the Richeson 2009 Exhibit Book.
In addition, Donna's work was chosen for the International Association of Pastel Societies 14th Exhibition 2009 Web Show, which will be on the IAPS website: www.pastelinternational.com this fall.
Donna’s pastel paintings will be featured in the Kennedy Publications Best of America Pastel II, which is currently being published and will be available in late 2009.
Wolfgang Ertl's solo exhibition titled "Landscapes in Pastel and Oil" is featured at the York Public Library, in the Kennebunk Room, from August 28 to November 3, 2009.
Carol Corliss' pastel painting "Lake Champlain Sunset" was selected to be in the new book The Art of Lake Champlain to benefit the Lake Champlain Land Trust.
Wolfgang Ertl - Sixteen paintings are on exhibition in a small group show titled "Five Visions" at the Kittery Art Association from June 25 through July 19.
His pastel "October Blue 2" is currently on exhibit at the NH Art Association sponsored Prescott Park Arts Festival Open Juried Exhibition in Portsmouth.
His pastel "Sea Grass in Evening Light" was juried into the NH Art Association's Omer T. Lassonde Exhibition, Art is Alive and Kickin during the month of May at the Lincoln Levy Gallery in Portsmouth.
"October Blue" was juried into the Pastel Painters of Maine's Tenth Annual International Exhibition from June 5 through 28 at the Saco Museum.
Judith Totman received Third in Show by the NH Art Association sponsored Prescott Park Arts Festival Open Juried Exhibition in Portsmouth, NH. The show runs from June 27 through August 23.
Alicia Geilenberg-Drakiotes' painting "Autumn Retreat" was juried into the 5th Annual National Northeast Pastel Exhibition at the Arts Center in Old Forge, NY. Show dates June 13 through July 12.
Barbara Scott's painting titled "A Glimpse of Ogunquit" was juried into the NH Art Association sponsored Prescott Park Arts Festival Open Juried Exhibition in Portsmouth, NH. The show runs from June 27 through August 23. In addition her worked was exhibited from May 22 - June 14th at the 12th Annual NAA Regional Juried Show in Newburyport, MA.
Lisa Regopoulos' painting titled "Fields of Flavor" was accepted into the Pastel Painters of Maine 10th International Juried Show at the Saco Museum, in Saco, Maine. The show runs until June 28th.
Carol Corliss exhibited her original pastels at the Jaffrey Civic Center, Jaffrey NH from April 1st through April 15th.
Jeanne McKinney is featured in the Special Artists Gallery at the Bellefonte Museum for Centre County, PA. from March 8 through May 31st. Website www.BellefonteMuseum.org.
Marsha Blakeman's is a
featured artist in a show titled, "Waterways...Frozen to
Flowering" at the East Colony Fine Art Gallery in
Manchester. A reception will take place at the gallery on April
17th from 5 to 8 PM .
Judy Doughty won First Place in the American Mothers Cultural Arts Exhibit in Bedford, NH.
During the month of February, Judy also exhibited her work in a solo show at the Epsom Public Library.
Judith Totman received Best in Show for her painting titled "Stampede 5" at the Pastel Painters of Maine Annual Member Exhibit in Kenneybunk, ME.
Robert Carsten's pastel, "Nascent" was juried into the Biennial Regional Exhibition on Friday, January 23rd, 2009 at the Throne-Sagendorph Gallery at Keene State College. The show opens Friday, January 23 with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 PM and will run until February 21st, 2009.
Barbara Adams was awarded third place for her painting "Tranquility" in the Pastel Painters of Maine Member's Exhibit Show this past December, 2008.
Suzanne deLesseps received the
Heilman Designs Award for her painting "Tree Breeze" in the
Pastel Painters of Maine 9th International Juried Exhibition
"For Pastels Only" held at the
Linda Dessant won an honorable mention award for "Serenity" at the 50th Anniversary Art in the Park, Keene, New Hampshire.
Robin Nuse is having a solo show of large format pastels at Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester, Vermont, through December 2, 2008.
Susan Parmenter won a CPS Award for her pastel "Girl With Black Cat" (a.k.a. Holly and Dakota) at the 22nd Annual Connecticut Pastel Society Members Show held at Gallery 53 in Meriden, Connecticut.
Also, Susan's pastel "Bowl With Apples" was accepted into the 36th annual Pastel Society of America open juried "For Pastels Only" exhibition, held at the National Arts Club in NYC, and won the "Art Times Journal" award.
Her new website is at www.parmenterart.com.
Suzanne Payne received an Honorable Mention for her pastel "Hathaway Farm" at the Kennebunk River Club's 52nd Annual Art Exhibit.
Maggie Price, PSA, will be conducting a number of workshops throughout 2008. For more detailed information, contact Maggie at email@example.com, at 505-294-7752, or visit her website at www.MaggiePriceArt.com. She also has an Art Blog on her website. The workshops include:
Brenda Ferguson, was commissioned to create a 14' by 32' polyptich for Penn National Gaming in Wyomissing, PA. Her work was unveiled during the summer, 2008 in Bangor, Maine.
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