• Harriet Dobbins - Sitting in the Shade of the Seagrapes
    Harriet Dobbins - Sitting in the Shade of the Seagrapes
  • Harriet Dobbins - Sunlight through the Poppies
    Harriet Dobbins - Sunlight through the Poppies
  • Joanie Ford  - Fruitability
    Joanie Ford - Fruitability
  • Donna Kindel - First Day
    Donna Kindel - First Day
  • Donna Kindle - C U L8er
    Donna Kindle - C U L8er
  • Allison Su Choate - AlphaBetta
    Allison Su Choate - AlphaBetta
  • Allison Su Choate - Calf at the Red Barn Farm
    Allison Su Choate - Calf at the Red Barn Farm
  • JoAnne Sherburne - Geishas
    JoAnne Sherburne - Geishas
  • Kathy Karol  - Different but the Same
    Kathy Karol - Different but the Same
  • Kathy Karol - Really Red
    Kathy Karol - Really Red
  • Kathy Karol - Wondering Soulmates
    Kathy Karol - Wondering Soulmates
  • Linda Hansee - Abstract Floral I
    Linda Hansee - Abstract Floral I
  • Linda Hansee - Abstract Floral II
    Linda Hansee - Abstract Floral II
  • Linda Hansee - Abstract Floral III
    Linda Hansee - Abstract Floral III
  • Mary Kathryn Van Kleunen - Florida Sunset
    Mary Kathryn Van Kleunen - Florida Sunset
  • Mary Kathryn Van Kleunen - Springtime Florida
    Mary Kathryn Van Kleunen - Springtime Florida
  • Melinda Hamsher - Celtic Legacy
    Melinda Hamsher - Celtic Legacy
  • Melinda Hamsher - Morning Gossip
    Melinda Hamsher - Morning Gossip
  • Patricia Stewart-Jolin - Golden Afternoon
    Patricia Stewart-Jolin - Golden Afternoon
  • Patricia Stewart-Jolin - Vespers
    Patricia Stewart-Jolin - Vespers
  • Suzanne Zielinski - I
    Suzanne Zielinski - I
  • Suzanne Zielinski II
    Suzanne Zielinski II
  • Suzanne Zielinski III
    Suzanne Zielinski III
  • Mary Planding
    Mary Planding
  • Mary Planding
    Mary Planding
  • Kathy Karol "Wondering Soulmates"
    Kathy Karol "Wondering Soulmates"

Welcome to the Pastel Society of Central Florida

THE OBJECTIVES OF THE SOCIETY
-To promote the use of pastel as a fine art painting medium
-To provide educational programs for its members and other interested parties
-To provide opportunities for them to exhibit their work
-To stimulate interest in and an appreciation of the use and qualities of pastel
-To conduct such other activities as are appropriate to the above objectives

To Join Our Membership
CLICK HERE: pastelsocietyofcentralflorida.com/members

For More information about any Event
CLICK HERE: pastelsocietyofcentralflorida.com/events

For More information about Exhibitions
CLICK HERE: pastelsocietyofcentralflorida.com/exhibitions

UPCOMING EVENTS

March 9, 2024 - Members Show and Tell
Meeting held at Leesburg Center for the Arts - more info will be emailed to members

Workshop with Dawn Emerson - April 10,11, and 12, 2024 Meeting held at The Villages Art Center
LINK: pastelsocietyofcentralflorida.com/workshops/spirit-of-innovation

April 13, 2024 - Jan Vermillya - Critiquing your Art
Meeting held at Leesburg Center for the Arts

May 11, 2024 - Donna Tweedle - Practical Approach to Painting from Photographs
Meeting held at Leesburg Center for the Arts

June, July and August - Vacation

Workshop with Chris Ivers - September 11, 12, and 13, 2024 Meeting held at The Villages Art Center LINK: pastelsocietyofcentralflorida.com/workshops/painting-nocturnals-a-workshop-with-chris-ivers

September 14, 2024 - Lisa Regopoulos demo "Birds in the Landscape – Paint with Looseness" via Zoom

October 12, 2024 - Mark Ivan Cole via Zoom How to determine focus and intent when using what can be a complex reference image.

November 9, 2024 - Laura Pollak demo on Abstracts via Zoom

December 14, 2024 - Holiday Party and Potluck
Meeting held at Leesburg Center for the Arts

January 11, 2025 - Anne Kindl, "Painting Semi-Abstract Florals" via Zoom
Floral Theme: A Winter Flower - with emphasis on Building Pastel Layers & Intuitive Marks via Zoom

Our regular meeting location is at Leesburg Center for the Arts (LCFA), 429 West Magnolia Street, Leesburg, Florida 34748. We meet there unless noted otherwise.

For Zoom meetings, the meeting information is sent to all members about a week prior to the event.


Upcoming Exhibitions

Member Exhibition in Mount Dora

Member Exhibition in Mount Dora

March 8th - April 21st, 2024

Mount Dora

Mount Dora Exhibit
March 8 - April 21, 2024
Deadline for Application February 1, 2024

Fall Members Only Exhibition

Fall Members Only Exhibition

November 8th - December 15th, 2024

Leesburg Center for the Arts

Fall Exhibition November 8 - December 15th

Upcoming Workshops

Spirit of Innovation with Dawn Emerson

Spirit of Innovation with Dawn Emerson

April 10th - 12th, 2024

Painting Nocturnes - A Workshop with Chris Ivers

Painting Nocturnes - A Workshop with Chris Ivers

September 11th - 13th, 2024

9 am to 4 pm

You are sure to enjoy this relaxed and informative Nocturnal Workshop with the "Queen of the Dark" Chris Ivers