The South Coast Pastel Society 2021 Exhibition and Competition is the society’s premier event for the year with artists entering works in four categories: Landscape; Seascape; Flora/Fauna and Still life/Interior. The exhibition will be open from 10am to 4pm each day from 2 to 11 April This year’s judge is highly regarded Narooma artist Janet Jones. The winners and runners up in each category will be awarded cash prizes generously provided by the society’s loyal sponsors who have continued to support the society throughout these difficult times. All paintings will also be considered for the highly prized “Best in Show” award whilst visitors to the exhibition will also have the opportunity to nominate their favorite painting for the “People’s Choice Award”. The exhibition will be open from 10am to 4pm each day from 2 to 11 April at the Batemans Bay Surf Club, George Bass Drive, Malua Bay. Entry is by gold coin donation with the proceeds going to the Surf Club.
The South Coast Pastel Society is a vibrant group of local and regional artists working mainly in pastel – a pure pigment media with centuries of tradition that is just as fresh and relevant today.
Above: participants on Lynn Woolridge’s recent seascape workshop The SCPS has been organising quality exhibitions and activities since the 1980’s and offers regular, world class workshops with renowned local, national and international pastel artists. More information about the society, workshops and painting activities can be found on the society’s web site at www.southcoastpastelsociedty.com There is also a gallery featuring society member’s works that highlight both the versatility of the medium and the high quality work that can be achieved with pastels.