Pastel Society of South Carolina
Promoting the Fine Art of Pastel

2020 Member Show Prospectus

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Entry – entry fee is $30 for 1 painting. The Gallery can only hang 30 paintings so you are limited to one entry until Oct. 25. If 30 entries have not been received by Oct 25 registration will be opened for a second entry on a first come first served basis. Look for the announcement on Facebook. Maximum dimensions 40” including frame. Dry pastel only, no oil. Entry fees must be paid at drop off by check.

Drop-Off – Park Circle Gallery, North Charleston (the former Community Center) 4820 Jenkins Ave, North Charleston on Monday, November 2 from 11 am til 1 pm.. Bring your entry form and attach the label found at the end of this prospectus to the back of your painting. Entry number will be assigned on arrival. MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED IN THE GALLERY.

Submit the name of your piece, artist and price to Trish Emery via e-mail before October 20 so the gallery can make the wall tags ahead of hanging. Send info to

No reception will be held. The raffle for the Terry Ludwig gift certificate will be held; buy your tickets for $2 each at drop off. Each entrant will be entered in any other drawing for gifts. You do not have to be a member to participate in the raffle; you may purchase tickets for friends.

Awards and Pick up – Monday November 30, time TBA. Awards will be available at pick up. If you cannot pick up your painting make arrangements for someone else to do so. All art work must be removed.

Awards – The top three winners will earn one point toward Signature membership. 1st place - $150 2nd place - $125 3rd place - $100. Three honorable mention-- $50. The top three winners will earn one point toward Signature membership. Signature members will compete in a separate division in order to make all points available. Signature winner --$150.

Judge – Christopher Groves, MFA, OPA, AIS Horton Hayes Gallery.

Members must have paid dues in full to be eligible. Art work is to remain on display until the close of the show. Neither the Guild nor the venue are liable for any damage to or theft of art work.

Only visual fine arts in the form of paintings and drawings are acceptable for PSSC exhibitions or shows. Decorative, computer generated or any other electronically assisted works are not acceptable. • Original artwork only. All paintings done in a school, school-monitored studio or workshop, or under instructor supervision or copied from published photographs or photographs made by someone other than the artist or painted over a mechanical reproduction are ineligible and will be rejected. • All paintings entered must have been created within the last two years. • All subjects and styles are eligible, from traditional to contemporary. • Artwork must be predominantly (80%) soft pastel. Exhibitor must have full copyright to any piece submitted. The PSSC show chairperson, committee members and gallery staff present at drop-off will have the right to reject work deemed inappropriate or in violation of any rule.

By exhibiting in this show you accept any and all liability for damage to or loss of your work. Neither the PSSC nor the venue offer any form of liability coverage for your work.


Cut this label out and attach it to the lower right corner of your painting before dropping off.

Pastel Society of South Carolina

Members Show 2020 #_________

Artist: _______________________________________

Title: ________________________________________

Price: __________ Contact at ____________________


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