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

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

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Red Window

Jeannette Hayes PPS
Pastel, 35.5 x 35.5 cm, £450
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Melting Glacier 1

Simon Hodges PS
Pastel, 91 x 65 cm, £975
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Melting Glacier 2

Simon Hodges PS
Pastel, 44 x 50 cm, £595
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Melting Glacier 3

Simon Hodges PS
Pastel, 44 x 50 cm, £595
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Melting Glacier 4

Simon Hodges PS
Pastel, 44 x 50 cm, SOLD
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Melting Glacier 5

Simon Hodges PS
Pastel, 44 x 50 cm, £595
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Erasmus

Emma Hollaway
Pastel & pencil, 91 x 70 cm, £1,200
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Borough Market

Rick Holmes
Soft pastel & collage, 56 x 66 cm, £825
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Emsworth Creek

Rick Holmes
Soft pastel & collage, 57 x 57 cm, £725
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John's Boat Yard

Rick Holmes
Soft pastel, 57 x 57 cm, SOLD
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Earthenware #1

Benjamin Hope NEAC PS ARSMA
Soft pastel, 45 x 40 cm, £1,400
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Old Metal Kettle #2

Benjamin Hope NEAC PS ARSMA
Oil pastel, 43 x 38 cm, £1,000
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Peter

Benjamin Hope NEAC PS ARSMA
Soft pastel, 96 x 65 cm, SOLD
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La Roue de Secours

Dominique Houard
Soft pastel, 70 x 70 cm, £2,500
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Les Mètres du Monde

Dominique Houard
Soft pastel, 40 x 40 cm, £1,700
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Figs & Peaches for Lunch

Felicity House PS
Pastel & watercolour, 54 x 57 cm, £850
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Fromage Blanc for Breakfast

Felicity House PS
Pastel, 65 x 76 cm, £1,200
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Going across the Square at Sauve

Felicity House PS
Pastel, 64 x 77 cm, SOLD
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Motorbike at Le Bossens, Sauve

Felicity House PS
Pastel, 65 x 77 cm, £1,200
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Walled Garden at Encombe

Felicity House PS
Pastel, 70 x 69 cm, £1,200
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Reflection

Owain Hunt
Pencil, 50 x 37 cm, £450
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Bethesda, North Wales

Moira Huntly PPPS RI RSMA
Pastel, 34 x 43 cm, £795
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Boats at Portscatho

Moira Huntly PPPS RI RSMA
Pastel, 34 x 43 cm, SOLD
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Corner of Brixham

Moira Huntly PPPS RI RSMA
Pastel, 49 x 49 cm, £1,100
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Old Orchard, Cumbria

Moira Huntly PPPS RI RSMA
Pastel, 60 x 73 cm, £1,750

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