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


Homage to St Just

Jan Munro
Pastel, 68 x 68 cm, £975

With Table and Orchid

Jan Munro
Pastel, 82 x 70 cm, £1,100

Brighton Wall

Elizabeth Nast
Pastel, 30 x 42 cm, £495

Disused Workshop

Elizabeth Nast
Pastel, 60 x 79 cm, £985

Golden Ship

Elizabeth Nast
Pastel, 29 x 27 cm, £510

A Venetian Evening

Michael Norman VPPS
Soft pastel, 67 x 83 cm, £1,750

A Venetian Façade

Michael Norman VPPS
Soft pastel, 67 x 83 cm, £1,750

Basilica San Marco, Venice

Michael Norman VPPS
Soft pastel, 78 x 97 cm, £2,300

First Light on the Grand Canal

Michael Norman VPPS
Soft pastel, 67 x 83 cm, SOLD

Quiet Afternoon, Venice

Michael Norman VPPS
Soft pastel, 47 x 40 cm, £650

Never Let the Bastards Grind You Down

Patrick O'Rourke
Pastel, charcoal & spray paint, 45 x 30 cm, SOLD

Monet's House and Garden in Giverny

Sheila Ottley
Pastel, 38 x 46 cm, SOLD

Still Life - Bacchus and Ariadne

Amanda Palmer
Pencil & crayon, 95 x 95 cm, £1,500

Reflection 12

Linda Penny
Pastel, 83 x 50 cm, £625

Four Variations on Moughton Nab, Yorkshire Dales

Brian Plummer PS
Pencil , 81 x 81 cm, £900

Japanese Garden, Autumn Light

Brian Plummer PS
Pastel collage, 78 x 78 cm, £1,400

Japanese Garden, Kyoto

Brian Plummer PS
Pencil , 81 x 81 cm, £900

Kyoto Garden, Night

Brian Plummer PS
Pastel collage, 78 x 78 cm, £1,400

Holding On

Alexander Prowse PS
Pastel, 63.5 x 76 cm, £750

Life in Refit

David Quantrill
Pastel, 31 x 47 cm, £1,500

Lucca Roofscape

Richard Rees
Oil pastel, 32 x 45 cm, £700

Princes Street Edinburgh

Richard Rees
Oil pastel, 46 x 36 cm, SOLD

Riga Roofscape

Richard Rees
Oil pastel, 33 x 49 cm, £650

Ian Alfred Montlake - Three Studies

Susan Relph PS
Pastel & graphite, 64 x 92 cm, £760

Multiple Attitudes with Ancient Weapons

Susan Relph PS
Pastel, 72 x 94 cm, £780

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