5 February 2020 to 16 February 2020

10am to 5pm (closes 3pm on final day)

Main Gallery and North Galleries

Admission £5, Free to Friends of Mall Galleries, PS Friends and under 25s

Featuring works created in pastel, pencil, chalk and charcoal, The Pastel Society is recognised as foremost in its field, a magnet for brilliant exponents of the pastel medium showing the work of leading contemporary artists as well as encouraging work by new artists yet to be established. Artists use the medium for its vibrant colour, vitality and immediacy. Visitors can be confident of seeing a variety of approaches.

Member artists will be demonstrating their working processes as part of the exhibition.


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Selected Works

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Amsterdam

Angela A'Court PS

Soft pastel
119 x 94 cm
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Otago Sheep Station

Tony Allain PS ARSMA

Pastel
66 x 86 cm
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Snowfall

Tony Allain PS ARSMA

Pastel
66 x 86 cm
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Southbank across the Thames

James Allen

Compressed charcoal
53 x 70 cm
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Contre-jour en Septembre (Counter Day in September)

Sophie Amauger

Dry pastel
31 x 31 cm
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Aña Resting

Victor Ambrus PS

Pastel & conté
100 x 74 cm
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Clare in Pink Skirt

Glenys Ambrus PS

Pastel
71.5 x 96 cm
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Flower Arranger

Glenys Ambrus PS

Pastel
62 x 72 cm
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Garden Path - Ripley

Glenys Ambrus PS

Pastel
71.5 x 96 cm
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Girl with Yellow Top

Glenys Ambrus PS

Pastel
65 x 54 cm
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The Cantor

Victor Ambrus PS

Pastel & conté
87 x 72 cm
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The Handyman

Victor Ambrus PS

Pastel & conté
100 x 74 cm
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Alleyway with Motorbikes, Rajasthan

June Arnold PS

Soft pastel
94 x 76 cm
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Cafe on the Piazza

June Arnold PS

Soft pastel
98 x 78 cm
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Chiesa Santa Caterina, Palermo

June Arnold PS

Charcoal & white pastel
88 x 69 cm
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Croatian Café

June Arnold PS

Soft pastel
93 x 75 cm
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Masquerade

Michele Ashby

Pastel
40 x 40 cm
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Lee

Maximillion Baccanello

Charcoal
98 x 80 cm
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Blustery Day on the Wolds

Janine Baldwin PS

Pastel, charcoal & graphite
57 x 57 cm
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Expanse II

Janine Baldwin PS

Pastel, charcoal & graphite
71 x 71 cm
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Fence Line

Janine Baldwin PS

Pastel, charcoal & graphite
50 x 50 cm
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Glimpse

Janine Baldwin PS

Pastel, charcoal & graphite
57 x 57 cm
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Silence II

Janine Baldwin PS

Pastel, charcoal & graphite
44 x 67 cm
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Dairy

Liz Balkwill PS

Pastel
47 x 58 cm

Related events

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Special event
5 February 2020 to 14 February 2020
Members of The Pastel Society will be on hand to talk to visitors throughout the exhibition; why not say hello?
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Artist demonstration
7 February 2020 to 13 February 2020
Simon Hodges PS will be showing his Sketchbooks and discussing their role in his practice.
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Artist demonstration
7 February 2020
John Tookey PS demonstrating his pastel technique in the gallery and answering questions
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Artist demonstration
8 February 2020
Richard Rees will provide small boards and pastels for attendees to experiment with five tones of oil pastel, to demonstrate how tone is as important as colour and in some ways much more so.
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Artist demonstration
10 February 2020
Peter Vincent PS demonstrating his pastel technique in the gallery and answering questions
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Artist demonstration
11 February 2020
The striking duo playing Puccini’s impetuous diva Tosca (Honey Rouhani) and the villain Scarpia (Hugo Herman Wilson) will be caught in a unique portrait by leading artist Roger Dellar PS RI ROI
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Artist demonstration
11 February 2020
Roger Dellar RI PS ROI demonstrating his pastel technique in the gallery and answering questions
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Special event
11 February 2020
Paint or draw alongside members of The Pastel Society with models, music and wine.
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Artist Workshop
13 February 2020
Show your Valentine your drawing skills as well as how much you care. Our Drawing Sessions are a great chance to sketch, whether you are a seasoned artist or a first-timer.
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Lecture
14 February 2020
Brian Dunce PS will talk about his six-months-in-the-making portrait of the German poet and artist
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Artist demonstration
14 February 2020
Jan Munro PS demonstrating her pastel technique in the gallery and answering questions