Purely Pastel

The 2017 CPS Purely Pastel Juried Member Exhibition will take place
June 15 – July 21, 2017 at the Chauncey Stillman Gallery, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, 84 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT. 06371; (860) 434-5232. The prospectus is available at the link below. Entry is by the Online entry system ShowSubmit only, and will be available 1/15/17 – 4/5/17. The Jury of Selection is Jamie Markle and Diane Rappisi. This year’s Awards Judge will be Sam Goodsell. The Opening Reception will take place June 15, 2017, 5-7pm followed by a lecture “Reflections of Hope” by Alain J. Picard (lecture cost $15).

To download the prospectus, please click this link.

To enter the show, please click this link.

View the 2016 Purely Pastel show including award-winning pieces


Please see our Exhibition Guidelines before entering any of our exhibitions.

The 2016 Purely Pastel Juried Member Exhibition ran from July 10 – July 15, 2016, and the Best in Show Award went to Valerie Mandra for her pastel “October Reflections”.

Pay By Check Or Money Order

Membership Application Form
Download form in PDF format

Make checks 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

email: Pollycastor@gmail.com