2017 IAPS Convention
Media Sponsor
Pastel Journal, the IAPS Convention Media Sponsor
This world-class pastel exhibition encompasses three different exhibitions with over 180 pastels arriving from IAPS Member Society members from around the world. Be sure to look out for free daily walk-throughs by world class instructors. This is the inspiration component of our convention, and you will not be disappointed!

The PastelWorld Calls for Entry will be available the beginning of 2017 at www.onlinejuriedshows.com. If you are not yet on our contact list go to Get on Contact List on the sidebar.

The Opening and Awards Reception for PastelWorld will be held in the Franciscan Ballroom of the Hotel Albuquerque on the evening of Wednesday, June 7th from 5pm-7pm. PastelWorld is free and open to the public Thursday-Saturday from 10-5. All are welcome!


The Fourth Master Circle Exhibition

When you achieve your Master Circle award you become eligible for this juried master competition and will compete with artists who have reached this award level. Awards include Prix de Pastel, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Honorable Mention, the Maggie Price Award of Excellence, and the Handell Award of Excellence.

30th IAPS Juried Exhibition

Artists who are members of IAPS Member Societies are invited to enter their paintings into this juried show. Awards include Prix de Pastel, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Honorable Mention and the Maggie Price Award of Excellence.

Demonstrators Exhibition

We are pleased to present the expertise and talents of our 2017 Convention instructors in this exhibition.