10am to 5pm (closes 3pm on final day)

5 February 2020 to 16 February 2020
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

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

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Amsterdam

Angela A'Court PS
Soft pastel, 119 x 94 cm, £4,500
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Otago Sheep Station

Tony Allain PS ARSMA
Pastel, 66 x 86 cm, SOLD
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Snowfall

Tony Allain PS ARSMA
Pastel, 66 x 86 cm, £2,500
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Southbank across the Thames

James Allen
Compressed charcoal, 53 x 70 cm, £740
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Contre-jour en Septembre (Counter Day in September)

Sophie Amauger
Dry pastel, 31 x 31 cm, SOLD
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Aña Resting

Victor Ambrus PS
Pastel & conté, 100 x 74 cm, SOLD
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Clare in Pink Skirt

Glenys Ambrus PS
Pastel, 71.5 x 96 cm, £1,450
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Flower Arranger

Glenys Ambrus PS
Pastel, 62 x 72 cm, £1,750
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Garden Path - Ripley

Glenys Ambrus PS
Pastel, 71.5 x 96 cm, £1,450
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Girl with Yellow Top

Glenys Ambrus PS
Pastel, 65 x 54 cm, £1,200
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The Cantor

Victor Ambrus PS
Pastel & conté, 87 x 72 cm, £2,950
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The Handyman

Victor Ambrus PS
Pastel & conté, 100 x 74 cm, £2,950
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Alleyway with Motorbikes, Rajasthan

June Arnold PS
Soft pastel, 94 x 76 cm, £1,350
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Cafe on the Piazza

June Arnold PS
Soft pastel, 98 x 78 cm, £1,350
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Chiesa Santa Caterina, Palermo

June Arnold PS
Charcoal & white pastel, 88 x 69 cm, £850
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Croatian Café

June Arnold PS
Soft pastel, 93 x 75 cm, £1,350
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Masquerade

Michele Ashby
Pastel, 40 x 40 cm, £1,400
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When All You Feel Are Shadows, Turn Your Face to the Light

Michele Ashby
Pastel, 43 x 40 cm, £1,400
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Lee

Maximillion Baccanello
Charcoal, 98 x 80 cm, £3,000
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Blustery Day on the Wolds

Janine Baldwin PS
Pastel, charcoal & graphite, 57 x 57 cm, SOLD
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Expanse II

Janine Baldwin PS
Pastel, charcoal & graphite, 71 x 71 cm, SOLD
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Fence Line

Janine Baldwin PS
Pastel, charcoal & graphite, 50 x 50 cm, SOLD
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Glimpse

Janine Baldwin PS
Pastel, charcoal & graphite, 57 x 57 cm, SOLD
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Silence II

Janine Baldwin PS
Pastel, charcoal & graphite, 44 x 67 cm, SOLD
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Dairy

Liz Balkwill PS
Pastel, 47 x 58 cm, £1,150

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