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



Pastel, 63 x 78 cm, £1,650


Pastel, 80 x 56 cm, £1,850


Pastel, 59 x 74 cm, £1,550


Pastel, 77 x 58 cm, £1,550


Angela A'Court PS
Soft pastel, 35 x 33 cm, £550
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Yesterday Morning

Angela A'Court PS
Soft pastel, 42 x 52 cm, SOLD
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Farmyard Light

Tony Allain PS ARSMA
Pastel, 57 x 95 cm, £1,800
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Marina Reflections

Tony Allain PS ARSMA
Pastel, 53 x 58 cm, 1,200
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Meadow Farm

Tony Allain PS ARSMA
Pastel, 57 x 95 cm, £1,800
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Pencil Skirt

Tony Allain PS ARSMA
Pastel, 52 x 57 cm, SOLD
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Scillionian Sunset

Tony Allain PS ARSMA
Pastel, 53 x 60 cm, £950
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Lotte with Pet Rab

Victor Ambrus PS
Pastel & conté, 65 x 82 cm, £1,950


Glenys Ambrus PS
Pastel, 87 x 72 cm, £1,500


Glenys Ambrus PS
Pastel, 78 x 58 cm, £1,500


Glenys Ambrus PS
Pastel, 72 x 54 cm, £1,250
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Natalie with Leo

Victor Ambrus PS
Pastel & conté, 103 x 63 cm, £3,200


Glenys Ambrus PS
Pastel, 55 x 44 cm, £950
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Sheep Street, Burford

Glenys Ambrus PS
Pastel, 72 x 97 cm, £1,750
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Star of Farnham

Victor Ambrus PS
Pastel & conté, 110 x 84 cm, £3,200
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The Girl from La Mancha

Victor Ambrus PS
Pastel & conté, 65 x 82 cm, £2,950
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Somewhere The Other Side of The Rialto

Diana Armfield RA PS NEAC
Pastel, 36.5 x 38 cm, SOLD
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Alleyways with Cows in Rajasthan

June Arnold PS
Pastel, 55 x 43 cm, £1,150
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Fish Market, Vientiane, Laos

June Arnold PS
Pastel, 49.5 x 50 cm, £950
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June Arnold PS
Pastel, 36 x 27 cm, £850
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Snake Charmer in Kolkata

June Arnold PS
Pastel, 36 x 27.5 cm, SOLD

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