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

23 February 2016 to 5 March 2016
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

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The Sands of Scilly

Michael Norman VPPS
Soft pastel, 50 x 50 cm, £800
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Winter Sunshine, Beer Cliffs

Michael Norman VPPS
Soft pastel, 74 x 94 cm, £2,250


Anita Nowinska
Soft pastel, 80 x 120 cm, £5,750

The Ridgeway

Sandra Orme
Charcoal, 46 x 65 cm, £695
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The Game Keeper

Pastel, 110 x 95 cm, £5,000
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The Widow

Pastel, 97 x 78 cm, £3,000

Cornish Rooftops

Stephen Parkinson
Monoprint & oil pastel, 71 x 56 cm, £620

Reflection 8

Linda Penny
Pastel, 57 x 77 cm, SOLD

New Image

Annie Phelps
Oil pastel, 77 x 57 cm, £550


Anna Plesmídová
Soft pastel, 70 x 100 cm, £1,000
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Garden Fence, Kyoto, Autumn

Brian Plummer PS
Pastel collage, 69 x 69 cm, £1,400
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Temple Fence, Kyoto, Winter

Brian Plummer PS
Pastel collage, 69 x 69 cm, £1,400

Self Portrait

Paulina Pluta
Graphite, 36 x 29 cm, £600


Alexander Prowse PS
Pastel, 37 x 41 cm, £425
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Fishing Boat, Dungeness

Alexander Prowse PS
Pastel, 53 x 61 cm, £825
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Shacks and Lighthouse Beyond

Alexander Prowse PS
Pastel, 53 x 61 cm, £825

St Emilion

Richard Rees
Oil pastel, 32 x 47 cm, £700
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Letitia - Multiple Studies

Susan Relph PS
Pastel & graphite, 71 x 90 cm, £760
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Natasha - Brief Studies

Susan Relph PS
Pastel & graphite, 53 x 46 cm, £500
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Sylvina - Two Venues with Displacements

Susan Relph PS
Pastel, 70 x 90 cm, £670
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Tessa - Prolonged Study

Susan Relph PS
Pastel, 95 x 71 cm, £870
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The Fearful Edge

Susan Relph PS
Graphite, pastel & ink, 55 x 48 cm, £500
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A Little Vivaldi at Café Florian

Robert Richardson PS
Pastel, 40 x 60 cm, SOLD
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Coastal Path, Solent

Keith Roper PS
Pastel, 28.5 x 38 cm, £500


Charlie Schaffer
Crayon, 76 x 57 cm, £1,100

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