South Coast Pastel Society 2018 Art Fest

In conjunction with the 2018 National Exhibition we are holding an exciting program of workshops, children’s activities and “Pein Air” painting demonstrations.

See full program below.

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Current Exhibitions and Workshops

Coastal Pastelists Colour Canberra July 2 to 31 at “Sweet Copper Restaurant/Gallery

Old Ginninderra School House, Ginninderra, ACT



“The Passion of Pastel and Poetry” Exhibition 12 to 18 April

This exhibition is a unique exhibition combining visual expression and written expression. The paintings inspire the poetry and the poetry is represented in the paintings.

There will be poetry readings during the opening on Saturday 15 April at 4.30 and at 2.00 pm on Monday 17th.

There will also be an open section which will feature paintings by members on subject matter of their choice. Expect to see seascapes, still life, landscape and contemporary work.


Workshop – “The Layered Landscape in Pastel” with Louise Cork

Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 March – Batemans Bay Surf Club, George Bass Dr. Malua Bay

In this workshop Louise will introduce a technique of free exploration which will enrich your landscape pastel paintings with free flowing strokes of colour across the surface of the painting. Suggestions will be explored to understand how to alter tone, raise or lower temperature of a colour, adjust colour intensity, initiate texture and render a three dimensional form.

Cost – $150 members, $180 non members

To Register contact Nina on 0409037571 or by email at