In the April 2008 issue of The Pastel Journal, eight artists weighed in on smart investments for fellow artists (“The Best Bang for Your Buck,” by Deborah Secor, page 78). Below is a gallery of their pastel paintings.
Reflections (19×15) by Georgiana Cray Bart
Bart is an elected member of the Salmagundi Club and Pastel Society of America. www.gcraybart-artworks.com
Gray is a member of Pastel Artists Canada. http://members.shaw.ca/dfgray
Murray is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America and Pastel Society of New Mexico. www.murrayfineart.com
Forgotten Field (12×18), by David Patterson
Patterson works in the aerospace industry by day, and is a member of the Northwest Pastel Society. www.photosandfineart.com
Frederick Somers painting in the field
Somers has taught workshops in the United States and Sweden. www.fredericksomers.com
Self Portrait by Perrin Sparks
Sparks’ work has been exhibited widely throughout Canada and the United States.
Gwen (24×18), by Kitty Wallis
Kitty Wallis has been manufacturing Wallis pastel paper since 1995. Her work has been exhibited in solo and group shows across the United States.