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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Brammeld-David-Two-Lonely-Trees.jpg

Two Lonely Trees

David Brammeld RBA PS

Pastel
106 x 81 cm
Buxton-Laura-Enveloped-in-Clematis-and-Loss.jpg

Enveloped in Clematis and Loss

Laura Buxton

Charcoal
85 x 113 cm
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George's Walk (Panels 10-13)

Patricia Cain PS NEAC

Pastel
170 x 315 cm
Carey-June-Listening-to-Angels.jpg

Listening to Angels

June Carey

Pen & pencil on wood & paper
60 x 60 cm
Carvell-Fiona-Fire-of-the-Deep.jpg

Fire of the Deep

Fiona Carvell

Pastel
76 x 76 cm
Cazalet-Mark-Night-Watch-3.jpg

Night Watch 3

Mark Cazalet

Oil pastel
85 x 182 cm
Chalk-Gail-Eltham-Palace-Late-Summer.jpg

Eltham Palace Late Summer

Gail Chalk

Pastel
40 x 30 cm
Clasen-Fiona-Walnut-Oil.jpg

Walnut Oil

Fiona Clasen

Pastel
73 x 59 cm
Clements-Patricia-Still-with-Gladioli.jpg

Still Life with Gladioli

Patricia Clements

Pastel
84 x 95 cm
Clowes-S-A-White-Cats-Purple-Hat.jpg

White Cats, Purple Hat

S A Clowes

Pastel
75 x 58 cm
Cook-Melodie-ALEXI-AND-THE-SPIDER.jpg

Alexi and the Spider

Melodie Cook PS

Ink, charcoal & pastel
117 x 82 cm
Cook-Melodie-ELLIE-WITH-POPPY.jpg

Ellie with Poppy

Melodie Cook PS

Charcoal & pastel
117 x 82 cm
Cook-Melodie-GRACE-WITH-LILLIES.jpg

Grace with Lilies

Melodie Cook PS

Charcoal & pastel
117 x 82 cm
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Visitor

James Crittenden Sen PS

Pastel
79.5 x 89 cm
Culver-Cheryl-At-the-Falls-.jpg

At the Falls

Cheryl Culver PPPS RBA

Pastel
86 x 86 cm
Culver-Cheryl-Before-the-Falls-II-.jpg

Before the Falls II

Cheryl Culver PPPS RBA

Pastel
76 x 76 cm
Culver-Cheryl-Small-Mountain-Stream-.jpg

Little Mountain Stream

Cheryl Culver PPPS RBA

Pastel
56 x 56 cm
Culver-Cheryl-The-Green-Green-Grass-of-Home.jpg

The Green, Green Grass of Home

Cheryl Culver PPPS RBA

Pastel
86 x 86 cm
Culver-Cheryl-The-Path-Around-the-Lake-(High-Res).jpg

The Path around the Lake

Cheryl Culver PPPS RBA

Pastel
76 x 76 cm
Cuthill-Frances-Portrait-Drawing.jpg

Portrait Drawing

Frances Cuthill

Charcoal
53 x 38 cm
Dakakni-Susan-Trees-in-a-Thicket-I.jpg

Trees in a Thicket I

Susan Dakakni PS

Charcoal
45 x 51 cm
Dakakni-Susan-Trees-in-a-Thicket-II.jpg

Trees in a Thicket II

Susan Dakakni PS

Charcoal
45 x 51 cm
Dakakni-Susan-Trees-in-a-Thicket-III.jpg

Trees in a Thicket III

Susan Dakakni PS

Charcoal
45 x 51 cm
Dellar-Roger-Early-Morning-Light-Algarve.jpg

Early Morning Light, Algarve

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI

Pastel
48 x 48 cm
Dellar-Roger-Festival-Time-Serville.jpg

Festival Time, Serville

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI

Pastel
94 x 120 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