Pastel: International Association of Pastel Societies Announces Award Winners

11 Sep 2008

Will Painting Projects pastelThe International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS) recently held their 11th Annual Juried Exhibition at the Butler Institute of American Art, in Youngstown, Ohio, and award winners were selected by jurors Duane Wakeham and Urania Christy Tarbet.

Will Painting Projects pastel
Painting Projects
by Sharon Will, pastel, 12 x 16.

The International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS) recently held their 11th Annual Juried Exhibition at the Butler Institute of American Art, in Youngstown, Ohio, and award winners were selected by jurors Duane Wakeham and Urania Christy Tarbet. Among the artists receiving awards were Sharon Will, who won the Prix de Pastel for Painting Projects; Richard Lundgren, who won the Gold Award for his painting Reed Crescent; Claudia Seymour, who won the Silver Award for Mandarins & Morning Glories; and J. Kay Gordon, who won the Bronze Award for The Blue Motorcycle.

The IAPS represents a collection of pastel societies united in a common cause: to demonstrate the validity and quality of fine art in pastel around the world. Membership is limited to qualified pastel societies and annual competitions and exhibitions are open to the members of IAPS member societies.

For more information on the IAPS, visit www.pastelinternational.com.

0806iaps2_400x600 Gordon Blue Motorcycle pastel Lundgren Reed Crescent pastel
Mandarins & Morning Glories
by Claudia Seymour, pastel, 18½ x 13.
Blue Motorcycle
by J. Kay Gordon, pastel, 17½ x 23¼.
Reed Crescent
by Richard Lundgren, pastel, 12 x 18.


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