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Les Pastellistes 2015

Celebrate our 20th anniversary with us by participating in the Les Pastellistes international exhibition! Contest open to all members and non-members.

Les Pastellistes 2014

Our national exhibition «Les Pastellistes», juried by PSEC's Signature members, was held from October 31st to November 9th, 2014, at Richelieu Gallery.

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Discover encaustic with Shary Bartlett, using PanPastel products, one of our sponsors.

Six Visions will take place at Art gallery of the Abbey Val Notre-Dame from April 18th to May 24th 2015.The opening will be held Saturday April 18th from 3pm to 5pm. Michèle Turnier, Ann Rochefort, Céline Montpetit, Suzanne Godbout and Ann Duckett will answer your questions. 220,chemin Montagne-Coupée,St-Jean-de-Matha.

(French only) Paiement des redevances aux créateurs d’œuvres artistiques . La date limite d’inscription est le 17 avril 2015.

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Reminder to all our PSEC members: you have until February 28, 2015 to renew your membership to your society. Open a member's session now and follow the link "Renew my membership". You can pay securely by your PayPal account (or using your credit card through PayPal).

Claude et Bernard Texier wish you a Merry Christmas!

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Our mission

The Pastel Society of Eastern Canada was founded in Montreal in 1995. Our Society is a member of the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS), The Pastel Society of America (PSA), and Pastel Artists Canada (PAC).

PSEC is a non-profit organization constituted of both professional and amateur pastel artists. The aims of the organization are as follows:

  1. To promote and encourage artistic activities, and public awareness and appreciation of the arts in the pastel medium;
  2. To inform the public about the pastel milieu by sponsoring and promoting members' exhibitions and other appropriate means for educating the public in the field of pastel;
  3. To provide opportunities for the advancement of artistic skills via workshops, conferences, seminars and publications.

Our association is run by an executive committee elected every two years at the annual assembly. You can find the chairpersons for the current year on our Contact Us page.

How to become a PSEC member

To better understand how PSEC works, read also our PSEC's Policies & Procedures.