Welcome to the web site of the Central Pennsylvania Pastel Society.
Formed in late 2004, our society represents artists in the central Pennyslvania
region who are interested in the medium of soft pastel. Throughout the year
we organize exhibitions, offer member meetings to share work and ideas,
organize plein air painting opportunities, and
promote artistic development for our members. We invite you to browse our web
site where you will learn more about our work and the opportunities that we
See the amazing showing by CPPS artists in the 2013 Annual Northeast National Pastel Exhibition!
August 4, 2013 CPPS Quarterly Meeting. Meeting at 1:30p.m., Best Western Plus, 151 Premiere Drive, State College. Off Shiloh Road. Program: Marianne Fyda will show how to pack a painting for shipping.
September 2013 International Plein Aire Paint - Out. Participation dates to be posted later
November 3, 2013 CPPS Quarterly Meeting, Meeting at 1:30p.m., Best Western Plus, 151 Premiere Drive, State College. Off Shiloh Road. Program: Sharing Our Work
May 1-August 22, 2015 Joint Central Pennsylvania Pastel Society and Pittsburgh Pastel Art League Juried Show at the Southern Alleghenies Museum in Ligonier