ATTENTION PSCF ARTISTS
NEW DATES FOR LEU GARDENS EXHIBIT
All the info below is also on the revised Registration Application located at the bottom of the Events/Exhibits Page.
EXHIBIT DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR ENTRIES The Leu Gardens Exhibit entry deadline has been moved to Tuesday February 15, so you have an extra month to get ready for this exhibit.
DROP OFF DATE CHANGED TO: The exhibit Drop Off date has been moved to Wednesday April 6, with our standard drop off time 11am to noon
START DATE FOR THE EXHIBIT Start date for the has been moved to Friday April 8, 2022
REVISED REGISTRATION APPLICATION The revised exhibit Application is on the website at the bottom of the Exhibits Page
PHOTOS OF YOUR WORK No special pixel requirements for this exhibit but do send two 1MB – 3MB jpeg photos: one without the glass or frame, and one showing the frame and mat if you will use a mat. Make sure your matboard is clean and does not show knife marks in the corners. Leu Gardens may not accept your work at Drop Off if framing is not up to par. See Checklist.
RITA KIRKMAN PSCF is pleased to announce Rita Kirkman, PSA, CPS, IAPS-EP will be the judge for entries and awards. Rita has used pastel since she was 11 years old. Since 2003 she has consistently won major awards in national and international competitions. She is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America and an Eminent Pastelist with the International Association of Pastel Societies. Rita's paintings have been featured in the Pastel Journal, the Pratique des Arts Spécial Pastel, and published in many other magazines. Her work is in public and private collections all over the world, including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Japan, Africa and Australia. Rita is a popular workshop instructor and exhibit judge/juror. She has twice juried for IAPS exhibits, and twice judged for the Pastel100, most recently published in the Spring 2021 issue of Pastel Journal. In 2020 Rita created a Patreon page, full of demo videos from her Virtual Open Studio Days.