Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Pastel Society of America Exhibition Award!

I'm absolutely thrilled to report my painting "Full House" received the Canson Excellence in Arts Award at the Pastel Society of America's 42nd Annual Exhibition, "Enduring Brilliance."  The super exciting part for me is that winning this award has given me MASTER PASTELIST status with the PSA!

Ever since I started entering this show (this is my 5th year/3rd award), I've wanted to go back to NYC to see the show in person.  Unfortunately, I was never able to go.  This year, I actually planned ahead, kept my schedule clear, and bought my tickets.  The fact that I won this award and Master Pastelist status is just icing on the cake!  I can't wait!

The show is being held at the National Arts Club in New York City from September 2 to 27, 2014.  I'm so looking forward to seeing the show and meeting new pastelist friends.  And gallery hopping in NYC!

"Full House"
16" x 20"
Soft Pastel

See the PSA web site for details on the "Enduring Brilliance" exhibition.
Pastel Society of America
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003


hmuxo said...

Congratulations!!! An amazing piece! Hope to see you there!!

Sue Marrazzo said...

good luck...this is awesome news!

Kari Tirrell said...

Thank you, Hilda & Sue! I'm looking forward to finally meeting you, Hilda! :)

hmuxo said...

I'm SO sorry to have missed you Kari but I was in Manhattan today with a friend and I went to the exhibit and your painting was in such a perfect place where I can enjoy it!!! It looks so amazing and better in person!!! Congratulations again!!!! SO well deserved!!!! (I promise to meet you next time!!)

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