Central Texas Pastel Society

Central Texas PASTEL Society

Central Texas Pastel Society

Central Texas PASTEL Society


Supporting the arts in Central Texas

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Supporting the arts in Central Texas

Events

June, July, August

Chapter Meeting

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June, July, August

Chapter Meeting

CTPS will not meet until September 2019. Have a great summer!


9/21/2019

CTPS Chapter Meeting

9:30am - 12:00pm

Georgetown Library, Friendship Room

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9/21/2019

CTPS Chapter Meeting

CTPS meets the third Saturday each month. A little CTPS news, artists show their work, demos.  Georgetown Library. Join us!

9:30am - 12:00pm

Georgetown Library, Friendship Room

10/19/2019

CTPS Chapter Meeting

9:30am - 12:00pm

Georgetown Library, Friendship Room

+ Event Details

10/19/2019

CTPS Chapter Meeting

 CTPS meets the third Saturday each month. A little CTPS news, artists show their work, demos.  Georgetown Library. Join us! 

9:30am - 12:00pm

Georgetown Library, Friendship Room

Events/Opportunities/Happenings

"Dancing Susans", Esther Jones

Upcoming Shows

PSST All Member Show | June 6-15, 2019 | June 8, 2019 - Reception | More information

Burnet Art Festival - 6th Annual Art Competition and Show | October 9-12, 2019 | More information

Sun City Visual Arts | 3 venues | Exhibition Calendar available to download

Member Happenings

Alora Johns | Showing at The Wesleyan | May 1 - June 30, 2019

Esther Jones | Artist of the Month |  Highland Arts Gallery in Marble Falls | June 2019

Jan Frazier | Showing throughout the Georgetown Library | Jun 2019

Joyce West | Showing at The Legacy | 4th Q 2019


Our Focus

Our Focus

Focus on arts in schools  CTPS is a non-profit organization whose goals include support of the arts in our schools. We strive to raise awareness of our artwork with the purpose of raising funds for those efforts.  

Grand Canyon, Holly Read

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Focus on our members  The majority of the images in this site are produced by our members. We support our membership in optimizing their potential as artists...whether they choose to be hobbyists or professionals. 

Life Boat, Chuck Roush, 8x10

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Focus on pastel as a media  We promote pastel painting in an effort to elevate it as a recognized media.  We foster this recognition  by participation in art shows and exhibitions as well as organizing workshops, programs, and painting opportunities.

faqs

Coy Koi, Alora Johns

What is CTPS?

CTPS is the Central Texas Pastel Society, a non-profit organization that raises awareness of pastel through promotion of, and engaging in, art shows and exhibitions. Additionally, CTPS supports its membership through workshops, programs, artist demonstrations, and pastel painting opportunities. Ultimately, CTPS strives to assist its members in optimizing their artistic potential, whether they choose to be a hobbyist or a professional.

does ctps support art in the schools?

Yes! Each year, CTPS supports art in the schools. Historically, CTPS has sponsored scholarships for children to attend summer art camps as well as donating art supplies and books to schools and libraries in the community.

when does ctps meet?

Generally, CTPS meets the 3rd Saturday of the month unless otherwise noted in the "Events" section on the homepage of this website. Details of when the CTPS meets:

  • Date: 3rd Saturday of each month, September through May (Check "Events" for date changes.)
  • Time: 9:30am until Noon (Check "Events" for time changes.)
  • Location: Georgetown Library, "Friendship Room" (2nd Floor), 402 W 8th Street, Georgetown, TX 78626.

Is CTPS a member of iaps?

Yes, CTPS is a member of the International Association of Pastel Societies.

do i have to be a member to attend a meeting?

You may attend a meeting and decide if it is for you. We think you will do so because it is a fun and enthusiastic membership! 


Each meeting has a simple format - news about opportunities for showing our art, workshops being hosted by CTPS or by other organizations, and general discussions and knowledge sharing about best practices. Following this part of the meeting, a demonstration is given on various topics from pastel painting techniques to marketing tips.


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We meet at the Georgetown Library, Friendship Room

402 W 8th St, Georgetown, Texas 78626, United States