From left to right - Linda Wells, Librarian; Geneva Johnson, Secretary; Sandy Medina, Membership; Rae Andrews, Past President & Newsletter; Joycelyn Schedler, President; Jane Frederick, Webmaster; Enid Wood, Juried Exhibition; Pam Hickl, Treasurer; Sonja Kever, Workshop; Vicki Brevell, Non-Juried Exhibitions; Char Eppright (seated), Scholarship Chair.  

2016 Austin Pastel Society
Annual Juried Member Show Entries

APS does not hold meetings in July and August. Have a happy summer and keep painting!

Sunday, Sep. 25 12:00 pm -3:30 pm

Mini Workshop with Linda Dellandre

Sunday, Sep. 25, 4-6 pm

@ Georgetown Public Library 

Sunday, Oct. 23 - TBA


Save the Dates!

Linda Dellandre

Mini Workshop Jan. 22, 2017 

with Rae Andrews at the

Georgetown Public Library 12-3:30 pm

Rae will show you how she approaches her animal portraits on velour paper in her loose and yet realistic style.
***Students will work from photographs .  

Scholarship winner Natalie Tarrant accepted her award certificate from  Scholarship Chair, Charlene Eppright  and outgoing President, Rae Andrews. Natalie is the daughter of Sharon Kilday and David Tarrant, and niece of APS member, Carolyn Kilday. She will be starting North Texas University in Denton in the fall, pursuing an education in art. Natalie attended the June meeting and brought some of her beautiful artwork to show us. The scholarship will give her $1000 per year for two years to apply towards her art school education.

          Join us Sunday, September , 4 - 6 pm, for a demo by Linda Dellandre, our featured guest artist. Linda  will demo her techniques and give advice on best pastel plein air practices, including showing us plein air equipment. Linda will also be offering a mini-workshop earlier that day. The mini workshop is from 12:00pm to 3:30 pm. Cost for the workshop is $40 per person. You are encouraged to sign up soon, seats are limited. The meeting and demo are free and are from  4 pm to 6 pm at the Georgetown Public Library (this month only). 
Note:  because of the mini-workshop the September meeting will be held at the GEORGETOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY. Click here for directions. 


to the Austin Pastel Society...Whether you have an interest in learning more about the medium of pastel or you're an active pastel artist, we hope you will join us for monthly programs, juried & non-juried exhibitions and special events! ​

Only $40


Drop Off Date: Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 10:00 am

Reception: Sunday, Nov. 6 from 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

Pick Up Date: Monday, Nov. 28, 10:00 am

Click here to download exhibit form. Print it out, fill it in and bring it with you when you drop off your paintings. This show is open to all current members. There will be no juror to enter but the show will be judged and prizes awarded.  

Linda Dellandre September 25 APS Workshop
We are excited to offer this up and coming pastel star as our mini-workshop teacher for Sunday, Sept. 25.  It’s from 12 to 3:30 p.m. at the Georgetown Library, which will be followed by our meeting and a Linda demo for the membership.  Fee is $40; please pay on our web site at  

Click here for link to Award Winners.

Coming in January!


Openings limited, sign up now to save your place.

2016 Austin Pastel Society
Annual Juried Member Show 
Award Winners

Mini Workshop September 25 

with Linda Dellandre

at the Georgetown Library

12:00-3:30 pm

    Linda recently was awarded First Place at the 2016 Spring Salon Exhibition at The Gallery in Round Top, and Seond Place at the Pastel Society of Southeast Texas “Art of Pastel” in Galveston, TX. She was an Accepted Artist, 3rd Annual Plein Air Salon Plein Air Magazine.  She achieved Gold Medallion Master Circle at International Association of Pastel Societies and also received the Award of Excellence, American Women Artists, Hanna Gallery, Fredericksburg, TX
    Her academic/artistic training was at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art in Philadelphia, Pa.
    She is a Member/Outdoor Painters Society, Tx and International Artists Pastel Society and Founding Member Arizona Plein Air Painters. Plein air shows have included Sedona Plein Air Invitational, Zion Plein Air Invitational, Artists of Texas, Rites of Spring, Randy Higbee Gallery and 6x6.   

Char Eppright, Natalie Tarrant, & Rae Andrews

2016 Austin Pastel Society
Annual Juried Member

Show Accepted Entries

IAPS 2017 will be June 4 - 7. Watch for

opening of registration this fall. 

Morning's Warmth by Linda Dellandre

Linda's mini workshop is currently filled. To request to be put on the  waiting list please e-mail Janis Langley by clicking here.

Next Meeting:
Sunday, September 25, 4-6 pm 

Note: New Meeting Location 
Georgetown Public Library
402 West 8th Street, Georgetown, Texas

  Announcing the 2016-2017 APS Scholarship Winner