23 February 2016 to 5 March 2016

10am to 5pm (closes 3pm on final day) 

Main Gallery, North Galleries

£3, Concession £2.50

50% off with National Art Pass

Free to Friends of Mall Galleries and under 18s

Catalogue £3

Sponsored by Derwent

Featuring works created in pastel, pencil, chalk and charcoal, the Pastel Society exhibits abstract and experimental works alongside traditional representation. The artists, including elected members of the Society and those chosen from open submission, all share a passion for working in dry media.

Member artists will be demonstrating their working processes as part of the exhibition and workshops in various aspects of working with pastels will also be available.

Pastels are the most exciting of all the mediums. What better than to grab a small piece of chalk and make an immediate blast of colour. No mixing, no fiddling around with Flow Improvers or Slow Drying mediums, no brushes to keep clean. Just pure colour at your fingertips.Cheryl Culver, President of the Pastel Society

See the Prize Winning works from the exhibition here


Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd March 

Maintenance will be taking place within the gallery, with some disruption expected.

Thank-you in advance for your patience on this matter.

Exhibiting artists

Maximillion Baccanello
Grace Bentley-Leek
Susan Brooke
Kurt Buckley
Emily Burton
Mike Clapton
Fiona Clasen
Patricia Clements
Melodie Cook
Roland Corbin
Maureen Davies
Louise Diggle
Lyn Evans
Martin Ferrabee
Jaana Flower
Barry Freeman
Martin Goold
Rick Holmes
Moira Huntly
Henry Jabbour
Rebecca Jones
Steven King
Andrew Leatherbarrow
Nicky Litchfield
Rebecca Lloyd
Linda Lockwood
Barry Lowenhoff
Péter Mátyási
Rebecca de Mendonca
Jonathan Middlemiss
Patrick Moffat
Jan Munro
Elizabeth Nast
Anita Nowinsha
Sandra Orme
Stephen Parkinson
Linda Penny
Annie Phelps
Anna Plesmídová
Paulina Pluta
Richard Rees
Charlie Schaffer
Kirsten van Schreven
Janine Shute
Janette Summerfield
Mark Sutherland
Judy Tate
John Tordoff
Richard Turner
Christine Watson
Stephen Whatcott
Elizabeth Whitney
Heather Wills-Sandford

Selected Works

Click on an image to enquire about purchasing a work from this exhibition

Warnes-Robin-Dedham.jpg

Dedham

Pastel
63 x 78 cm
Steward_John Ivor_Figureinlandscape.jpg

Figure in a Landscape

Pastel on a 3D construction
63 x 36 x 32 cm
Warnes-Robin-Objects.jpg

Objects

Pastel
80 x 56 cm
Warnes-Robin-Pans.jpg

Pans

Pastel
59 x 74 cm
Merrick-Tony-Studio-Objects.jpg

Studio Objects

Pastel
39 x 100 cm
Avery-Bess-Summer Garden.jpg

Summer Garden

Pastel
74 x 94 cm
Paine-Ken-The Gamekeeper.jpg

The Game Keeper

Pastel
110 x 95 cm
Paine_Ken_The widow.jpg

The Widow

Pastel
97 x 78 cm
Avery-Bess-Tropical Garden.jpg

Tropical Garden

Pastel
63.5 x 79 cm
Avery-Bess-White Flower.jpg

White Flowers 1

Pastel
74 x 94 cm
Avery_Bess_White flowers II.jpg

White Flowers 2

Pastel
74 x 69 cm
Warnes-Robin-Window.jpg

Window

Pastel
77 x 58 cm
A'Court-Angela-Home.jpg

Home

Angela A'Court PS

Soft pastel
35 x 33 cm
ACourt_Angela_Yesterday morning.jpg

Yesterday Morning

Angela A'Court PS

Soft pastel
42 x 52 cm
Allain-Tony-Farmyard Light.jpg

Farmyard Light

Tony Allain PS ARSMA

Pastel
57 x 95 cm
Allain-Tony-Marina Reflections.jpg

Marina Reflections

Tony Allain PS ARSMA

Pastel
53 x 58 cm
Allain-Tony-Meadow Farm.jpg

Meadow Farm

Tony Allain PS ARSMA

Pastel
57 x 95 cm
Allain-Tony-Pencil Skirt.jpg

Pencil Skirt

Tony Allain PS ARSMA

Pastel
52 x 57 cm
Allain-Tony-Sunset, Penznace Harbour.jpg

Scillionian Sunset

Tony Allain PS ARSMA

Pastel
53 x 60 cm
Ambrus-Victor-Carol with Leo.jpg

Lotte with Pet Rab

Victor Ambrus PS

Pastel & conté
65 x 82 cm
Ambrus-Glenys-Lucy.jpg

Lucy

Glenys Ambrus PS

Pastel
87 x 72 cm
Ambrus-Glenys-Mari.jpg

Mari

Glenys Ambrus PS

Pastel
78 x 58 cm
Ambrus-Glenys-Natalie.jpg

Natalie

Glenys Ambrus PS

Pastel
72 x 54 cm
Ambrus_Victor_Natalie with Leo.jpg

Natalie with Leo

Victor Ambrus PS

Pastel & conté
103 x 63 cm
Ambrus-Glenys-Natasha.jpg

Natasha

Glenys Ambrus PS

Pastel
55 x 44 cm

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