CPS publishes a newsletter about three times a year. Highlights of “Purely Pastel” include:

  • Coverage of local events such as Plein Air painting in the state and abroad
  • An in-depth article featuring a CPS pastelist
  • Member news
  • Upcoming Show deadlines
  • Workshops and classes
  • Tips and information on pastels and materials
  • Notes and reminders from the CPS Board

“Purely Pastel” Editor:
Peggy Davidson Post

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Current newsletter  December 2017

Previous newsletters :

August 2017
March 2017
November 2016
Summer 2016
Winter 2016
Winter 2015
Summer 2014
Winter 2014
Summer 2013
Spring 2013
Fall 2012
Summer 2012
Winter 2012
Summer 2011
Winter 2011
Summer 2010
Winter 2010

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Please include e-mail on checks or money order and make payable to: Connecticut Pastel Society and mail to Membership Chair Polly Castor at:

CPS Membership, Connecticut Pastel Society
P.O. Box 653
Bethel, CT 06801