First Coast Pastel Society Juried Member Show
Exhibition of Works by First Coast Pastel Society

Scene Gallery - April 27 - June 2, 2018

The First Coast Pastel Society’s Juried Member Show and Sale will be on exhibit April 27 to June 8, 2018 at The Cultural Center of Ponte Vedra Beach, 50 Executive Drive, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The opening reception, with refreshments donated by the Fresh Market, and the award presentation was held on Friday evening April 27th from 6 to 8 pm. This year’s exhibit is juried by artist Christine Ivers a Master Pastelist of the Pastel Society of America. She is currently a board member of the International Association of Pastel Associations and a past board member of the Pastel Society of America.

The First Coast Pastel Society is based in northeast Florida, with members from Jacksonville, St. Augustine, and points north, west and south. The Society offers workshops, demonstrations and plein air opportunities at their monthly meetings and welcome new members.

The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach

The mission statement of the FCPS is as follows:"To promote the use of soft pastel within the FCPS membership and the community-at-large as an important and continually evolving fine art medium." Pastel is pure powdered pigment with a binder and usually is applied to a textured paper. To learn more about the pastel medium, visit

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The Cultural Center is conveniently located off A1A with ample free parking. You are invited to come out and view this gorgeous exhibit of pastels that showcase the beauty of the versatile pastel medium.


First Coast Pastel Society 2018 Members Show Winners

Best in Show

"Moss Canopy" by Patrick Mahoney 

First Place 

"Contrasts" by Richard Lundgren

Second Place

"Autumn Folly" by Renee Faure

Third Place

"Midnight at Monroe" by Jessica Shippee

Merit Awards

"Early Fall" by Barbara Adams

"Waiting" by Paula Pascucci

"Luberon Sunset" by Wendy Devarieux

"Vase of Flowers and a Golden Plate" by Valeria Shatzel

Special Judges Award

"Cut Bank" by Rick Peterson

Image Credits: Richard Lundgren



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