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

Main Gallery, North Gallery, Threadneedle Space

Admission £4, £2.50 concessions, 50% off for National Art Pass holders, Free for Friends of Mall Galleries, PS Friends and under 18s

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.

Exhibition sponsored by Derwent


Exhibiting artists

Nola Armstrong
Michele Ashby
Zena Assi
Keith Bennett
Marie Bew
Simone Bingemer
Louise Blakeway
Annie Boisseau
Susan Brooke
Esther Brown
Ruth Brown
Kurt Buckley
Chris Burdett
Melodie Cook
Roland Corbin
Merrie Curtiss-Fuller
Denise Cutts
Louise Diggle
Anthony Flower
Jaana Flower
Barry Freeman
Stewart Ganley
Vivien Geddes
Jane Gibbs
Martin Goold
Lyn Gray
Henry Jabbour
Alex Jakob-Whitworth
Maria Kaleta
Katia Kesic
Steven King
Emma Knowles
Julie Lawrence
Michelle Lucking
Francois Malnati
Dominic McIver
Rebecca Moss Guyver
Jan Munro
Elizabeth Nast
Patrick O'Rourke
Sheila Ottley
Amanda Palmer
Linda Penny
David Quantrill
Richard Rees
Emily Roberts
Vidah Roberts
Jocelyn Rossieter
Janine Shute
Rachel Solani
Robert Strange
Janette Summerfield
Judy Tate
Jennifer Thorpe
Kevin Tole
Art Venti
Christine Watson
Sofia Welch
Jenny Westbrook
Charlotte Lucy Whitehead
Patricia Whiting
Heather Wills-Sandford

Selected Works

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


Teacup II

Esther Brown
Coloured pencil & graphite, 43.5 x 43.5 , SOLD

Ronald Koeman

Kurt Buckley
Graphite & charcoal, 59 x 84 cm, £2,900

Early Morning Working Party Porthleven

Chris Burdett
Pastel, 37 x 53 cm, £550

Re-edify me, moon, give me again

Patricia Cain PS NEAC
Pastel, 79 x 95 cm, £2,800

Yours and the light from it, up-buoyed

Patricia Cain PS NEAC
Pastel, 79 x 95 cm, £2,800

The Sea Returns and the Lost Lover

Pauline Clough Hon Rtd PS
Pastel, 42 x 40 cm, £950

The Young Cellist

Pastel, 63.5 x 73.5 cm, £1,700

Samuel Froggatt Delighting in Pink

Melodie Cook
Pastel, 107 x 80 cm, £2,450

Samuel Froggatt with Peonies

Melodie Cook
Charcoal & pastel, 93 x 68 cm, £1,500

Self Portrait - "Mask"

Melodie Cook
Charcoal, conté & pastel, 93 x 68 cm, £1,500


Roland Corbin
Graphite, 77 x 56 cm, £1,200

View from the Tate

James Crittenden Sen PS
Pastel, 130 x100 cm, £6,000

A Path through the Forest

Cheryl Culver PPPS RBA
Pastel, 112 x 62 cm, SOLD

Low Sun

Cheryl Culver PPPS RBA
Pastel, 53 x 53 cm, SOLD

Pines and Tracks

Cheryl Culver PPPS RBA
Pastel, 84 x 84 cm, £1,750

Silver Birch beside the Lake

Cheryl Culver PPPS RBA
Pastel, 84 x 84 cm, SOLD

Wooded Valley

Cheryl Culver PPPS RBA
Pastel, 84 x 84 cm, SOLD

Afternoon Nap

Merrie Curtiss-Fuller
Pencil, 48 x 48 cm, £450

Chicago International Cityscape

Denise Cutts
Pencil & graphite, 45 x 62 cm, £1,000

Regent Street by Night

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI
Pastel, 67 x 67 cm, £1,800

The Onset of Evening, Pall Mall

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI
Pastel, 57 x 47 cm, SOLD

Parliament Square, Winter Light

Louise Diggle
Pastel, 33 x 27 cm, SOLD

Tuileries, Early Spring Light

Louise Diggle
Pastel, 37 x 37 cm, SOLD

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