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Pastel Society of North Carolina
Pure Color 2018

Is Proud to Host
International Juried Exhibition of Pastel Paintings

September 1, 2018 – September 30, 2018
Juror of Selection and Judge of Awards: Jen Evenhus

$1700 in Cash Awards
First Place - $750
Second Place - $500
Third Place - $250
Honorable Mentions – 4 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, oil pastels will NOT 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.

Jen Evenhus
Jen is naturally drawn to designs and movement found in nature and everyday experiences, capturing their essence with simplification and exaggeration in contemporary impressionist and abstract paintings. Her work is known for its dynamic composition, bold use of color, negative painting and confident application. Jennifer is a Master Pastelist in the PSA, a Distinguished Pastelist in the NPS, an IAPS-Master Circle Member, and a Signature Member of PSWC. Her work has been published in magazines such as the Pastel Journal, American Artist, PSA Pastelagram and Pratique des Arts, a French magazine.

Online Entry Opening – June 1, 2018
Online Entry Deadline – August 9, 2018
Notice of Acceptance – August 18, 2018
Online Show Goes Online – September 1, 2018
Online Show Closes – September 30, 2018


  • 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 not have been created under supervision (as in a workshop or class).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • JPEGs must not show mat, frame, etc., and must be an accurate representation of the artwork.


MEMBER PRICING: $30 for up to three images for members of the Pastel Society of North Carolina. [please make certain that your memberships dues are up to date], $10 each for additional entries for a total of six entries allowed per artist.

NON MEMBER PRICING: $40 for up to three images for non-members. $10 each for additional entry for a total of six entries allowed per artist.

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

• 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, RGB color space. Help in photographing your work and properly sizing your images can be found on the help page. If you need help entering your images or are unable to do so, please email or call 949-287-8645.
• Please remember to check your junk/spam folder for and for notifications.

The ENTRY FEE is paid via PayPal/Credit card to On Line Juried Shows upon submission. No checks accepted. All entry fees are nonrefundable and must be paid by the entry deadline.

• 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 web sites, and for advertising and promotional purposes only. No images will be used or published for any other use than by the listed organizations.

Please direct questions about the Exhibition to Addren Doss at

For questions about Online Juried Shows entries, please use the Contact Us Page


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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: Jen Evenhus.
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