Important News and Events

Hello Pastelists and Pastel Friends,

I have lots of exciting news to tell you!

*Survey results are in! Thank you to all of you that completed the survey.

*We are updating the website. Please check out our new and modern look here:

*All PSCF members are invited to the board meetings. Our next meeting is at 10:00 a.m. on July 5th. Please let me ( know if you would like to attend and I will send you a zoom link. This is your organization, and we love to hear your voice.

*Dues for members are increasing on January 1st. The new dues amount will be $30.

*For your convenience you can now pay for your dues, exhibit registration and workshops with PayPal or your credit card. This is being added to our website.

*Your Program Chair, Mary Planding is working to get the best talent for demos and workshops. Thank you for your response to artists you would like to see when you completed the survey. You can read about our next in person event in September here:

*Read about the Karen Israel Workshop here:

*Remember for our October Meeting the dates have been changed. Please mark your calendar for the free member only demo by Karen Israel on October 22, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. She will be discussing "Using Pan Pastels". This will be a zoom meeting. If you are not yet a member, it is a great time to join!

*Regarding the Leu Garden Exhibit, Postcards from Florida
We are still scheduled for late August to early January but are holding off on exact dates to make sure the unexpected construction repairs are complete. The exhibit application will be revised and simplified. Get one or two entries ready and photograph your work with and without the frame. Please be patient, stay tuned, and paint!

*November 22 to December 16, 2022 is our members only exhibit at Leesburg Center for the Arts. Application deadline for that is exhibit is November 6th. The title for that exhibit is It's a Wild Life. We will have something posted on the website about that exhibit in a few weeks.

*Make sure you join our facebook group! I am still looking for a social media helper. Let me know if you are the person for the job!

Until next month, enjoy the summer and have fun painting!

Joanie Ford and the PSCF Board and Committees