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Northwest Pastel Society
Northwest Pastel Society Signature Show 2022

Northwest Pastel Society

2022 Signature Members Show

March 4, 2022- March 26, 2022

Deadline for Show Entry: Saturday, January 22,  2022

Notifications e-mailed Friday, Feb 4, 2022


Opening reception, subject to COVID restrictions:

Friday, March 4, 2022

Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, WA


This is an exhibition for current Northwest Pastel Society Signature members only.


Entry fee is $25 for up to 3 images. At least one entry will be hung.  Entry fees are non-refundable and must be paid by the entry deadline.


This is a juried show.  NPS signature members, who enter, will have at least one and up to 3 paintings accepted to hang in the Scott Milo Gallery. All paintings accepted will be on the onlinejuriedshows published show.  All accepted entries will be considered as possible images for the Scott Milo Gallery show advertising postcard.   

Awards: First, $500; second, $300; third place, $200 and honorable mention awards. The judge is Craig Lemley, owner of Dakota Art Pastels.



•        Artists must be current signature members of the Northwest Pastel Society. Dues up to Date.

•        All work must be original in concept and executed by the artist in the pastel medium within the last five years. This time line has been extended due to Covid 19. 

•        Work exhibited in previous NPS exhibits is not eligible.

•        No instructor-assisted (hands-on) work is eligible.

•        Mixed media pieces must be 80% predominately pure pigment (soft) pastel.

•        Work must be originally drawn, not from digital projection or created on top of a base photo/print.


Submission of entries

Enter digital images online at Signature member artists may submit up to 3 paintings for this exhibition.


Images should be 72 dpi, 1920 pixels on the longest side of the image. Files should be .JPG and under 4 mb. List sizes to the nearest inch.

Tips and help in photographing, preparing and sizing your work can be found at

Please add and to your safe senders list to ensure that notifications are received.


Sizes: Minimum artwork size 9X12 to maximum of 18X24 (not including frame).  All work must be framed and ready to hang with strong tight wire and flat metal D ring type hangers. Work should arrive at the gallery in good condition, with no pastel dust on the mat or glass.  The Gallery suggests entering larger paintings if available. 



All work must be for sale and realistically priced. A 50% commission will be taken by the Scott Milo Gallery.


Important Dates:

Deadline for entry:  Saturday , January 22, 2022

Shipped work must arrive to by February 22, 2022

Hand delivery to gallery: Tuesday, March 1, 2022 between 11am-2pm.

There will be information about available area pickups and deliveries to be included in acceptance information.

More detailed information will be included in acceptance letters, including shipping information


Opening: Friday, March 4, 2022

Awards winners will be notified on Friday, March 4, 2022

Show entries picked up: Tuesday, March 29 from 11am-2pm at gallery

Each signature member is responsible to make arrangements for delivery of their own work. Signature show volunteers will help in organizing pick-up and delivery.


Show Co-Chairs/volunteers:

Steve Hill,, 360-472-0468,

Mary Maue,, 360-540-2345

Cindy Baij,, 253-279-0722

Jeannie Fine,, 207-522-6919

Annette Hanna,, 360-331-1283

Marcel Schwarb,, 425-530-0590






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