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Pastel Society of North Carolina
Pure Color 2017

Is Proud to Host


An Online International Juried Exhibition of Pastel Paintings

September 1, 2017 – September 30, 2017
Juror of Selection and Judge of Awards:  Lyn Asselta

$1000 in Cash Awards
First Place - $500
Second Place - $250
Third Place - $100
Honorable Mentions – 3 at $50 each

The Pastel Society of North Carolina is proud to host Pure Color…
An Online International Juried Exhibition of Pastel Paintings.
This is an online-only exhibit and will be published on the
Online Juried Shows Website and the PSNC website

This is an International Exhibition.
You do not have to be a member of the Pastel Society of North Carolina to enter.
This Exhibition is for soft pastels only.
No oil pastels will be accepted.

Participate in this unique opportunity!
Save the expenses of Framing, Shipping Materials, Shipping Expenses and Shipping Agents!
This is an excellent venue to have your work shown at a fraction of the costs!!!
There are no commissions on Sales.

Lyn Asselta
Is a widely recognized pastel artist, a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America (PSA), a Master Circle recipient of the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS), and a member of the Salmagundi Club.  She is the founder of the First Coast Pastel Society (FL), a Member of Excellence of the Southeastern Pastel Society, and is also a member of the American Artists Professional League, and the Eastern League of Professional Artists. In 2009, Lyn had the honor of being an Artist in Residence for the National Park Service in Acadia National Park in Maine.  Her work was recently featured in the February 2016 issue of Pastel Journal and her painting, “Blue Morning, Crescent Beach," appeared on the cover.

Online Entry Opening - June l, 2017
Online Entry Deadline - August 9, 2017, 11:59 p.m. PT
Notice of Acceptance - August 18, 2017
Online Show Goes Live - September 1, 2017
Online Show Closes - September 30, 2017

•    This Exhibition is open to all artists over the age of 18 working in the soft pastel medium.
•    80% of the exposed surface must be dry pastel.  No oil pastels.
•    There is no size limitation.
•    Must be entirely the work of the artist and not copied from other artists’ work, photos or publications.
•    Must have been completed within the last 5 years.
•    May not be glazed works with a finished surface of matte acrylic, resin, or solvent varnish.
•    If the work is not for sale, check “NFS” on the entry form.

MEMBER PRICING:  $30 for up to three images and $10 for each additional entry for members of the Pastel Society of North Carolina.  A total of 6 images may be entered. (Please make certain that your membership dues are up to date.)
$40 for up to 3 images and $10 for each additional entry for non-members. A total of 6 images may be entered.
$40 plus $30 for up to three images and $10 for each additional entry.

Up to 2 images per artist may be accepted.

Entry fees are non-refundable and must be paid by the entry deadline.  Acceptance is not guaranteed.

If you would like to become a member of the Pastel Society of North Carolina for $40, visit our website:

Or, you can also join by paying the yearly dues plus your entry fees upon checkout on OnlineJuriedShows.

•    Online entry using Online Juried Shows.
•    Go to and sign in or register a user account.
•    Up to 6 images may be submitted – up to 2 paintings may be accepted to show per artist.
•    No file-naming restrictions.  Juror will not see the file name.
•    Entry form must be filled out in its entirety.  List sizes up to the nearest inch.  Submitted images must not include matting or frame.  Crop the photos to include only the artwork.  Be sure your images are right-side-up.
•    Before uploading your images, make sure they are smaller than 4MB, but at least 1920 pixels on the longest side at 72 dpi.  Images should be in JPEG format, sRGB color space.  Help in photographing your work and properly sizing your images can be found at:  If you need help entering your images or are unable to, please write to us here:
•    Please add and to your safe senders list to ensure notifications are received.

The ENTRY FEE is paid via PayPal/Credit Card to Online Juried Shows upon submission.  No checks accepted.  

•    Prices may not be changed after submission is completed and after due date.
•    The artist’s email will be listed with each accepted entry and the artist will be entirely responsible for any sales.
•    No commissions will be charged.

As a condition of entry to the Pure Color Online International Exhibition, the submitting artist agrees to the terms and conditions stated herein including granting permission to the Pastel Society of North Carolina and Online Juried Shows to reproduce the accepted paintings on their websites, for advertising and promotional purposes only.  No images will be used or published for any other use than that listed by the organizations.

Please direct questions about the Exhibition to Addren Doss at

For questions about Online Juried Shows entries, please contact:

Spread the word!
This is an amazing opportunity to win cash awards without the costs, and to be juried into a Show by one of the most highly regarded artists of pastels: Lyn Asselta.

Do Your Best Work and enter NOW!!!