Tuesday, May 9, 2017

First Coast Pastel Society Member Show - Press Release

The First Coast Pastel Society’s 2017 Member Show and Sale will be on exhibit June 2 to July 7, 2017 at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, 50 Executive Drive, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The CCPVB is conveniently located off A1A with ample free parking.

The opening reception and award presentation will be held on Friday evening June 2 from 6 to 8 pm. This year’s exhibit is juried by a team of jurors. Jeanette Toohey, Maureen Kirschhofer and Anthony Whiting
The First Coast Pastel Society is based in northeast Florida, with members from Jacksonville, St. Augustine and points north, west and south.

The Society offers workshops, demonstrations and plein air opportunities at their monthly meetings and welcome new members. You are invited to come out and view this gorgeous exhibit of works of pastel that showcases the beauty of the versatile pastel medium.

The mission statement of the FCPS is as follows:
"To promote the use of soft pastel within the FCPS membership and the community at-large as an important and continually evolving fine art medium."  
Pastel is pure powdered pigment with a binder and usually is applied to a textured paper. To learn more about the pastel medium, visit  http://www.pastelsocietyofamerica.org

Visit FCPS site at http://firstcoastpastelsociety.com to learn more about the group.

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