Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod IncPastel Painters Society of Cape Cod Inc

Essex Marsh
by Loretta Shoemaker

Over the Rainbow
by Arlene Richman

Still Life With Persimmons
by Mikki Root Dillon

"For Pastels Only on Cape Cod, 2015"

Deadline: April 15

Our national exhibition "For Pastels Only on Cape Cod, 2015" will take place June 17 to July 12 this year at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth.  You must enter online by April 15th.  

You can read more about the exhibition on our Exhibitions page.

To get the FPO Prospectus and to enter the show online go to

PPSCC Scholarship Applications Now Available

Aspiring artists who are graduating in 2015 or have graduated Cape Cod high schools in the past three years are invited to apply for the PPSCC Scholarship Awards Program. Deadline for application is May 1, 2015. 

For details, go to Scholarships.

The PPSCC Signature Members Exhibit for 2015

​“Layer upon Layer", the 2015 Exhibition of the Signature Members of the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod, will be held at Cotuit Center for the Arts from February 28 through March 29.  Opening reception and gallery talk on February 28. 

For details on the exhibit, go to Exhibitions.

Announcing our "Beat the Winter Blahs" Workshops for 2015

Our members-only Winter Workshop series is now open for registration! Our popular pastel instructors will be Ed Chesnovitch, Jean Hirons and Michele Poirier Mozzone.

We expect interest to be high, so don't wait to sign up! For complete details, go to our Workshops page.

New Zealand Pastelist Tony Allain Honors PPSCC by Presenting Two Master Classes  in June, 2015

PPSCC is thrilled to host Tony Allain, MPANZ, PSA, teaching in the U.S. for the first time! His Master Workshop will be held in Sandwich, on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 16-17, 2015 and Thursday and Friday, June 18-19, 2015. 

For more information, go to our Master Classes page. The Workshops are currently filled, but waitlists are available.

Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways you can become more involved with PPSCC and meet some of our 250 members! You can volunteer to help with our Annual shows: our national For Pastels Only and our Member Show, or work on a specific project.

Whether you have a few hours to donate for a specific task or would like to be a part of our Board of Directors, we would love to hear from you! We are currently looking for someone who would like to become involved with PPSCC Marketing and Public Relations. If you would like to participate, please contact Annette MacAdams at

You can read more on our Volunteer page.