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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Metal and wood

Janine Shute
Pastel, 95 x 120 cm, SOLD
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Light Touch

Claire Spencer PS
Pastel, 69 x 84 cm, £950
Stephenson-Norma-Fellside Farm.jpg

Fellside Farm

Norma Stephenson PS
Pastel, 50 x 50 cm, SOLD
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Hill Farms, Forest of Bowland

Norma Stephenson PS
Pastel, 70 x 70 cm, £2,200
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Limestone Country

Norma Stephenson PS
Pastel, 86 x 86 cm, £2,200
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Over The Dales

Norma Stephenson PS
Pastel, 70 x 70 cm, £1,200
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Sheep in the Gorse

Norma Stephenson PS
Pastel, 60 x 60 cm, SOLD
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Figure in a Landscape

Pastel on a 3D construction, 63 x 36 x 32 cm, £3,800
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To Autumn

Janette Summerfield
Pastel, 63 x 53 cm, £520
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To Autumn - Seeing the Light

Janette Summerfield
Pastel, 63 x 53 cm, £520
Sutherland-Mark-Midnight-and-mobile.jpg

Midnight and Mobile

Mark Sutherland
Charcoal, 54 x 41 cm, £600
Tate-Judy-End-of-Summer.jpg

End of Summer

Judy Tate
Soft pastel, 52 x 52 cm, SOLD
Taylor-Malcolm-A-Rift-in-Time.jpg

A Rift in Time

Malcolm Taylor
Pastel, 53 x 53 cm, £680
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Above the Ochre Line

Malcolm Taylor
Pastel, 53 x 53 cm, £720
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The Signs Are Good

Malcolm Taylor
Pastel, 52 x 52 cm, £700
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Cottage Teesdale

John Tookey PS
Pastel, 38 x 46 cm, SOLD
Tookey-John-First Snow, Langstrothdale.jpg

First Snow, Langstrothdale

John Tookey PS
Pastel, 41 x 51 cm, SOLD
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King Staith Lane, Lynn

John Tookey PS
Pastel, 51 x 41 cm, SOLD
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Outside the Science Museum

John Tookey PS
Pastel, 59 x 62 cm, £780
Tookey-John-The Slipway, Maldon.jpg

The Slipway, Maldon

John Tookey PS
Pastel, 41 x 51 cm, £600
Tordoff-John-Frosty-Morning.jpg

Frosty Morning

John Tordoff
Oil pastel, 40 x 40 cm, SOLD
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Still Water

Richard Turner
Pastel, 39 x 72 cm, £750
Turner-Richard-Summer-Colours.jpg

Summer Colours

Richard Turner
Pastel, 54 x 73 cm, £850
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Fourteen Days

Kirsten van Schrueven
Acrylic transfer & charcoal, 89 x 69 cm, SOLD
Vincent-Peter-Autumn Blaze.jpg

Autumn Blaze

Peter Vincent PS
Pastel, 80 x 80 cm, £950

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