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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Homerton High Street

Elizabeth Nast

Pastel
38 x 58 cm
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Gorse, St Martins

Michael Norman VPPS

Pastel
54 x 63 cm
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Low Tide, St Martins

Michael Norman VPPS

Pastel
67 x 82 cm
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Six Bathers, Dorset IV

Anna Pinkster

Pastel & charcoal on tea wash
79 x 61 cm
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Getting to Know Home

Emily Powell

Pencil crayon
23 x 33 cm
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Escapade

Susie Prangnell

Soft pastel
71 x 71 cm
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Fragments of Rhythm

Susie Prangnell

Soft pastel
71 x 71 cm
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Figure Study (I)

Richard Proctor

Pastel
41 x 40 cm
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Figure Study (II)

Richard Proctor

Pastel
39 x 44 cm
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David Drew MBE as 'The Jailer' ("Manon")

Alexander Prowse PS

Oil pastel
108 x 78 cm
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David Drew MBE as 'Thomas' ("La Fille mal gardée")

Alexander Prowse PS

Oil pastel
76 x 62 cm
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David Drew MBE as 'Ugly Sister' ("Cinderella")

Alexander Prowse PS

Oil pastel
81 x 61 cm
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David Drew MBE as 'Von Rothbart' ("Swan Lake")

Alexander Prowse PS

Oil pastel
108 x 78 cm
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Pineapple

Charcoal
124 x 89 cm
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Sunny Side up

Soft pastel & pastel pencil
63 x 78 cm
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Wobbly Macaroons

Soft pastel & pastel pencil
65 x 65 cm
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Jodhpur Brahmin Houses (Fragment)

Richard Rees PS

Oil pastel
43 x 32 cm
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Le Mans Cathedral

Richard Rees PS

Oil pastel
51 x 66 cm
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Orvieto Rooftops

Richard Rees PS

Oil pastel
41 x 53 cm
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Roussanou Monastery, Meteora, Greece

Richard Rees PS

Oil pastel
66 x 50 cm
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Staithes Rooftops

Richard Rees PS

Oil pastel
61 x 77 cm
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Andrew - 5 Sittings

Susan Relph PS

Pastel, graphite, acrylic ink & coloured pencil
90 x 104 cm
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Frank - The Sculptor with his Sculpture

Susan Relph PS

Oil pastel
80 x 63 cm
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Phoebe - 4 Sittings (Work in Progress)

Susan Relph PS

Pastel & graphite
63 x 80 cm
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Rachel - Brief Study from Life 24.4.13

Susan Relph PS

Coloured pencil & graphite
52 x 65 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