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For Pastels Only

For Pastels Only is now open for entries!

For Pastels Only: The Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod recently has opened entries for a juried exhibition that will be held from June 25 - July 20 at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, and invites all pastelists working in soft pastels to participate.

About Competition


The Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod recently has opened entries for a juried exhibition that will be held from June 25 - July 20 at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts.

Submission of entries is open to all pastelists. Paintings must be entirely the work of the submitting artist. Paintings copied from others’ work, from published material, or from photographs taken by another are not eligible. Paintings done under supervision, such as a workshop or class, are not eligible. Each submitted painting must:

is at least 80% soft pastels; no oil pastels
is for sale at a fair price, set by the artist
was created within the last three years
has not previously been shown in any PPSCC FPO exhibition
has not won one of the top 4 awards in any other national or international juried pastel society show as of the entry deadline
has not been entered into an online show running concurrently with FPO
has not previously been shown at the Cultural Center
is not larger than 48” in any direction, framed size
is framed with a clean mat, if used
frame does not use saw-tooth hangers

If you are selected shipped artwork must arrive at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod by June 21, 2024.

Note!The competition open for entry on March 30, 2024.


Submission requirements


Submit your original JPEG image files.
Crop out all parts of the photo that are not the actual work; do not show mat, frame, etc, only the work itself.
You do not need to resize your image files.
You do not need to rename your image files.





Eligibility


This competition is open to all pastelists working in soft pastels.



Prize


Over $7,000 in cash prize will be awarded.



Entry fees


PPSCC Members: $35 for the first 3 paintings, $10 for each additional painting.
Non-members: $45 for the first 3 paintings, $10 for each additional painting.

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