IAPS Exhibitions
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2022 IAPS Juried PastelWorld Exhibition

40th Open Division AND 8th Master Circle Division

The 2022 IAPS PastelWorld Exhibition will take place at the 2022 IAPS Convention in Albuquerque, NM, USA from June 22-25, 2022.

Exhibition dates:
    posting Call for Entries (prospectus): February 1, 2022
    entry deadline: April 1, 2022
    selection notifications: May 1, 2022
    delivery deadline for shipped artwork: June 13, 2022
    delivery date for hand-delivered artwork: June 20, 2022
    show open: June 22 - 25, 2022
    reception/awards: June 22, 2022, 5:00 p.m.
    pickup date for shipped artwork: June 26, 2022

Jurors and Judge A panel of three Jurors will select the entries to be accepted for the exhibition, and a Judge of Awards will choose the awards.

Jury of Selection:
Robert Carsten, PSA-MP, IAPS-MC, CPS
Robert Carsten studied at the Art Students League of New York, Rhode Island School of Design and Accademia di Belle Arti, Italy. He is a signature member, master pastelist and honorary board member of the Pastel Society of America; masters circle artist in the International Association of Pastel Societies; Honorary Lifetime Member of the Southwest Florida Pastel Society and a popular national and international workshop instructor. He has juried and co-juried many national and international exhibitions. His award-winning paintings have been shown in numerous galleries and museums. Robert has authored numerous articles on art and artists for Pastel Journal; Artist’s Magazine; Watercolor Magazine; and PleinAir Magazine. His work has been featured in publications including: Pure Pastel, Pure Color, Acrylic Works 4 & 7, Strokes of Genius, Finding Your Style in Pastel, Pastel Journal, Artist's Magazine and others.

Wende Caporale, PSA-MP
Wende Caporale is a realist figurative artist who has gained a national reputation for her award winning work through group exhibitions including the Pastel Society of America, Hudson Valley Art Association, the Salmagundi Club and the Portrait Society of America. Her work has been exhibited at the several museums, most notably The Butler Institute of American Art, OH; the Hermitage Museum, VA; The Monmouth Museum, NJ; and the Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration, NY. In 2019, Ms. Caporale and her husband, Daniel E. Greene, N.A. were honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards by the Figurative Art Convention and Expo (FACE) in Virginia. Wende is the author of “Painting Children’s Portraits in Pastel” and has produced two instructional videos “Painting From Life” and “Children’s Portraits in Pastel”.

Isabelle V. Lim has her works featured in major art magazines, newspapers and books. She developed her interest in the changes of atmospheric lights from her time spent in the Asian tropical surroundings. Her recent paintings speak about the meditative mood and calming effect found in nature. The use of colors holds an abstract quality and yet peaceful. Isabelle contributes articles regularly to the Pastel Journal and the Watercolor Artist. She has won numerous international art awards.

Judge of Awards:
Colette Odya Smith, IAPS-EP, PSA-MP, PSNM-DP
Colette Odya Smith’s work has been exhibited and honored internationally and her recognitions include Eminent Pastelist - IAPS, Master Pastelist - le Societe des Pastellistes de France, and Master Pastelist - PSA. In addition to writing and judging multiple times for American Artist and Pastel Journal magazines, she has had her work featured there as well as in Pratique des Arts magazine and published in three books. She has twice juried “Enduring Brilliance”, the PSA international annual exhibition, as well as teaching, jurying, and judging for other artist associations. She is known for her contemporary landscapes that fuse realism and abstraction.


If you HAVE NOT achieved Master Circle status,
Download the prospectus 40th Open Division

If you HAVE achieved Master Circle status,
Download the prospectus 8th Master Circle Division

To enter the show, go to ShowSubmit.com, log in to OR create your artist account, then look for the show listing under New Show Entry.

We look forward to seeing your entries to the 2022 PastelWorld Exhibition!