Upcoming Exhibits and Events

November 1st - 25th, 201910 - 5

Members OnlyExhibit / LCFA

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November 9th, 201910 am
Membership Meeting

Membership Meeting

A Tour of Monet’s Studio and Gardens, Giverny, France

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December 14th, 201910 am meeting / 12:30-4:30 pm workshop

Membership Meeting and Mini Workshop

Miniature Painting and Mini Workshop

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Past Exhibits and Events

October 12th, 201910 am - 12
October 12, 2019 Meeting

October 12, 2019 Meeting

The IAPS Experience

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September 14th, 20199:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

September 14, 2019 Meeting

PSCF General Membership Meeting

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April 13th, 20199:30-12:00

April Monthly Meeting

A short business meeting to be held prior to a demonstration by artist Gary Rupp. After lunch Gary will be leading a workshop on painting palm trees in soft pastels.

April 13th, 20199:30-12:00

Gary Rupp: Palm Trees Demo

March 9th, 20199:30-12:00

"How to Prepare Photos of Your Work to Enter in Exhibits"

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January 12th, 20199:30-12:00

Karen Margulis: Video Blog

"The 30 Minute Painting"

December 8th, 20189:30-12:00

Holiday Party!!

Bring your pastels, we'll be painting Trading Cards to exchange!!

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November 10th, 20189:30-12:00

Nancie King Mertz demo

In conjunction with Nancie's 3 day workshop

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October 13th, 20189:30-12:00

Suzanne Zielinski: Paint Along Still-Life

Suzanne will lead the group in a still life paint along.
Members will take turns working on a group painting to donate to a sponsor

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September 8th, 20189:30-12:00
Melissa Gallo Demo:

Melissa Gallo Demo:

"Using texture to imply detail in your paintings"

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September 7th - 28th, 2018Hours of the Leesburg Center for the Arts

Exhibit: "Color Symphony: Movements in Pastel"

Works that focus on Color, Music, Musical Instruments and Anything in Motion. Challenge yourselves to be as expressive as you can!!! Stretch yourselves as far as you dare!!

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December 8th - 22nd, 2017

Pastel Painting Exhibit at Mount Dora Center for the Arts

An exhibit at Mount Dora Center for the Arts entitled:
Red. Green. Pastel? YES! Dispelling the myth that pastels are pale colors...

Visit Mount Dora Center For the Arts and experience the myriad of colors used in painting landscapes, portraits, interiors, wildlife and other subjects in the painting medium of pastel. Enjoy painting expressions created by artists from around central Florida.

Meet the Artist Reception during Mount Dora's Second Friday Event, December 8, 2017

September 15th - October 13th, 2017See LCFA hours of operation

Pastel Painting Exhibit at Leesburg Center for the Arts

Expressions of the Ephemeral - Painting Fleeting Moments in Time in Pastel

Recent works depicting fleeting moments in time will be on display in the gallery. Visit Pastel Society of Central Florida at Leesburg Center for the Arts. Meet the Artist Reception Friday, September 29, time TBA.

September 9th, 20179:30 a.m. Meet and Greet; 10:00 a.m. to Noon: Meeting and Programs

September 2017 Monthly Meeting

September 9, 2017. Regular Monthly Meeting. The Diane Townsend pastel representative will join us and will be bringing all the awesome Diane Townsend pastel sets.

May 12th, 20175:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Meet the Artists Reception: Primary Colors - Pastel Perceptions  PSCF Exhibit at Lake Eustis Museum of Art

Meet the Artists Reception: Primary Colors - Pastel Perceptions PSCF Exhibit at Lake Eustis Museum of Art

Meet the Artists Reception Friday May 12, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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May 12th - June 20th, 201710:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Saturday
Primary Colors - Pastel Perceptions Painting Exhibit

Primary Colors - Pastel Perceptions Painting Exhibit

Pastel Painting Exhibit at Lake Eustis Museum of Art

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April 4th - 7th, 20179:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Alan Flattmann Workshop

Alan Flattmann Workshop: Landscape, Cityscape and the Rainy Day

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April 1st - 28th, 2017
PSCF EXHIBIT Application Primary Colors Pastel Peceptions

PSCF EXHIBIT Application Primary Colors Pastel Peceptions

PSCF Members Only Painting Exhibit

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February 11th, 201710:00 a.m. - Noon

Saturday, February 11, 2017 PSCF Monthly Meeting

Program: It's a Small World - Painting Miniatures

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November 12th, 201610:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

PSCF November 2016 MEMBERSHIP MEETING - PROGRAM: Lyn Asselta Painting Demo

PSCF November 2016 Meeting

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October 8th, 20167:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Meet the Artists Reception

Songs of Summer in Color and Light - Meet the Artists Reception, Saturday October 8, 2016 7:00 p.m. to - 9:00 p.m.

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September 12th - October 28th, 2016Please check Leesburg Center for the Arts for exhibit hours

Songs of Summer in Color and Light Exhibit

Songs of Summer in Color and Light - A painting exhibit in the medium of PASTEL!

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September 10th, 201610:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

PSCF Monthly Meeting

Join us for our first meeting of the 2016/2017 season. First time guests and visitors welcome!

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April 2nd - 16th, 2016

Spring Exhibit

Spring members' show of pastel works.

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February 13th, 201610:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

General Membership Meeting

December 12th, 201510 a.m.

December 2015 meeting

December 12 – General Membership Meeting LCFA

November 14th, 201510 a.m. - 12 p.m.
November 2015 Meeting

November 2015 Meeting

Come to Mt. Dora for the meeting and a drawing demo.

Location: Mount Dora Center for Fine Art, 5th Avenue, Mt. Dora

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November 4th - 6th, 2015

Robert Carsten Pastel Workshop

November 4, 5, 6 – PASTEL WORKSHOP with Robert Carsten at LCFA

November 2nd - 14th, 2015

Fall Show 2015

November 2 thru 14 PSCF Member Fall Exhibit - Mt Dora Center for the Arts

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October 31st, 2015

Painting Drop off - Fall show 2015

October 31 – Saturday, Painting drop off and hanging Mt. Dora CFA (Deborah and Susan Kiss, Co-Chairs)

October 10th, 201510 a.m.

October 2015 Meeting

October 11 - 10 a.m. General Membership Meeting - LCFA

September 14th - October 10th, 201510 - 4
Wings And Wildflower Show

Wings And Wildflower Show

The Wings and Wildflowers Exhibit is a themed exhibit with artwork that should feature the natural beauty of central Florida - natural landscapes, native wildflowers, butterflies, birds (or any native creature with wings!) and local parks and lakes.

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September 12th, 20159 a.m.

September 2015 Meeting - LCFA

Painting drop of for Wings and Wildflower Show
Program to be determined.

May 25th - June 30th, 2015

UART 2015 Online Pastel Competition

2015 Online Pastel Competition. The contest will run from May 25, 2015 through June 30, 2015 and will be juried by Liz Haywood Sullivan.

May 9th, 20159 a.m.

May 2015 Meeting - Discovery Gardens

Mount Vision Pastels
Plein Air painting

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April 11th, 2015

April 2015 monthly meeting

Spring Exhibit reception and awards.

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April 1st - 11th, 2015
2015 Spring Members Show

2015 Spring Members Show

Show on display in Leesburg Centre For the Arts.

March 29th, 20152 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Drop off paintings for Spring Show

Drop off paintings for Spring show at LCFA.

March 14th, 2015

Deadline for entries to spring show

March 14th, 2015

March 2015 meeting

Monthly meeting 10 a.m.

Leesburg art Festival

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February 14th, 201510 a.m. to 12 p.m.

February 2015 Meeting

Location: Leesburg Centre For the Arts

Presentation: Richard Colvin will give a talk on how judges judge art shows.

December 4th, 20145 p.m to 7 p.m.
Winter Show Opening Reception

Winter Show Opening Reception

Opening reception Thurs. Dec. 4th from 5pm to 7 pm, at the Leesburg Public Library.

November 29th - December 11th, 2014Library hours

Members' Winter Show

Annual winter show of the Pastel Society of Central Florida.

Location: Leesburg Public Library

DEADLINE for application Friday, November 7, 2014

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November 29th - December 11th, 2014

Winter '14 Show

11/29 to 12/13 PSCF Member Winter Show- Leesburg Public Library
12/4 Winter Show Reception and Awards Ceremony
12/11 Show pick up

November 8th, 201410 a.m. - 12 p.m.

November '14 meeting

Meet at the Leesburg Center for the Arts:
429 West Magnolia Street, P.O. Box 492857
Leesburg, Florida 34749-2857

Topic: Photographing your pastel work

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November 8th, 2014
Winter Show Application Deadline

Winter Show Application Deadline

Entry fee is $10 for one painting; $15 for two paintings. CHECKS payable to PSCF.
Submitting artist must be a member in good standing of the Pastel Society of Central Florida.
Entry(ies) must be original work of submitting artist, created within the past 3 years, not previously shown in a PSCF show, executed in soft pastel (85% of visible surface) and properly framed and wired for hanging.

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October 13th - 15th, 2014

Desmond O'Hagan Workshop

WORKSHOP Desmond O’Hagan – Tavares Community Center (Registration Forms available online)

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October 11th, 2014

October meeting

10/11 Meeting – LCFA –DEMO Helene Murray, Finding your Creativity!

10/11 Artwork Pick up – Wings and Wildflower PSCF Member Show

October 3rd - 5th, 2014

Plein Air Painting

Wings & Wildflower Festival- Plein Air in the Park at Venetian Gardens, 8AM til Noon

September 15th - October 10th, 2014
Wings & Wildflowers Show Opening

Wings & Wildflowers Show Opening

OPENING - PSCF Wings & Wildflowers PSCF Member Show – Works featuring Venetian Gardens & native FL flora & fauna/butterflies &birds

10/4 Reception 2-4 - Wings & Wildflower PCF Member Show Reception

September 13th, 2014

September Meeting

Meeting – First meeting at Leesburg Center for the Arts(LCFA) Member Paint-a-round, bring pastels

Drop-off - Wings & Wildflowers Member Fall Show at LCFA

REGISTRATION DEADLINE - Desmond O’Hahan Workshop

September 1st, 2014

Show Registration deadline

Registration Deadline - Wings & Wildflowers PSCF Member Show

March 3rd - 7th, 2014
Judith Carducci - Mastering Portraiture

Judith Carducci - Mastering Portraiture

3/3-7 Judith Carducci - Mastering Portraiture - Master Class - Beacon College Student Center – 5 Day Indoor Workshop

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February 15th, 2014
Pastel Underpainting

Pastel Underpainting


Workshop by Marvyn Rivett

DATE: Saturday, February 15th, 2014
LOCATION: DK Art Supplies, 9910 Hwy. 441
TIME: 1 – 4 p.m.
COST: $35

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February 8th, 2014

Golden Demo

10 a.m. Leesburg Public Library
Kevin Tobin, A Golden Certified Working Artist will demonstrate Golden acrylic products, including products used by pastel artists to create their own grounds.

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January 18th, 2014
Introduction To Soft Pastels

Introduction To Soft Pastels


Workshop by Marvyn Rivett

DATE: Saturday, January 18th, 2014
LOCATION: DK Art Supplies, 9910 Hwy. 441
TIME: 1 – 4 p.m.
COST: $35

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January 11th, 2014
January Meeting

January Meeting

January meeting at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E Main St, Leesburg, FL 34748

10 a.m.

Kerry Vosler, will be presenting a Demonstration "Keys to Creating Strong Lanscape Paintings in Pastel"

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December 12th, 2013
Winter Show Reception and Awards Ceremony

Winter Show Reception and Awards Ceremony

5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Leesburg Public Library,100 Main St. Leesburg.

Awards presentation and meet the artists reception.

December 7th - 21st, 2013
December meeting and winter show setup

December meeting and winter show setup

12/7 Leesburg Public Library NOTE: CHANGE OF DATE! Meeting and Video. The Winter Show Set-up will take place during the meeting. Those who are bring work for the Show need to bring in framed works between 9-10 am. Before the meeting begins.

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November 9th, 2013
November Meeting

November Meeting

10 a.m. Leesburg Public Library, 100 E Main Street, Leesburg

Kathleen Lusby will do a portrait demo "Capturing the Mood in Pastel"

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October 14th - 18th, 2013
Richard McKinley Workshop

Richard McKinley Workshop

October 2013 Workshop: Richard McKinley
Workshop will be plein air and studio.
Dates: October 14-18, 2013

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location:Leesburg, FL

Cost: $575 Members of PSCF $600 Non-members

October 12th, 2013

Meeting and Demo by Richard McKinley

Meeting and Demo - by Richard McKinley! Meeting will be at St James Episcopal Church, 204 N Lee St., Leesburg. (Near Downtown, one block north of Main Street)
Demo is free but if you plan to attend, please RSVP to Donna Tweedle, 352-409-6196 or email tweedlef@gmail.com

September 14th, 2013

Paint A-Round

10 a.m. Leesburg Library

Meeting and Paint A-Round. Bring your favorite Pastels and join attendees in creating group paintings. Still life, Landscape and at least one other creative endeavor!