2019 IAPS Convention
Media Sponsor
Pastel Journal, the IAPS Convention Media Sponsor
This world-class pastel exhibition encompasses three different exhibits with over 180 of the best pastel paintings by IAPS Member Society artists 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 are now available and entries are open at www.showsubmit.com. Check the Upcoming Exhibitions page on this website for information and the prospectus, and if you are not yet on our contact list go to Get on Contact List on the sidebar.

The Opening Reception for the Convention and PastelWorld will be held on the evening of Wednesday, June 5th, 5pm-7pm. Awards will be given at that time.


The Fifth 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.

34th 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 2019 Convention instructors in this exhibition.