Pastel Pick of the Week | Prizes for Pastels

Who doesn’t like to be rewarded for outstanding painting effort? If you’re looking for a way to earn recognition and possibly prize awards for your latest, best work in pastel, UART is now accepting entries to its 2015 Online Pastel Competition.


Office Party (pastel on UART paper) by Lisa Ober







Among the prizes are $1000 cash, a Richeson Lobo Deluxe Easel
, Terry Ludwig Pastels, PanPastels, Caran d’Ache pastel pencils, 
a variety of UART surfaces, and complimentary Pastel Journal subscriptions, among other things.

Artist and IAPS president Liz Haywood-Sullivan will be the juror for the competition.

The deadline is June 30. Winners will be announced July 21.

For more details on prizes, eligibility and digital requirements, visit




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