The Adirondack Pastel Society is pleased to announce its 2018 calendar of events:

May 5-6 2018: Corey Pitkin Portrait Workshop. APS member and renowned portraitist Corey Pitkin will be hosting a portrait workshop May 5 and 6 at the Shirt Factory Gallery in Glens Falls from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The cost will be $200.  Corey was recently awarded the Richeson Silver Award in Pastel Journal’s prestigious Pastel 100 competition for his painting “The Golden Apple” 

To view Corey’s work, please visit his website:

One-Day Paint Out with Corey Pitkin, Rogers Park  (June or July Date TDB)
To view the park, please visit:

June 30, 2018: Wiawaka Holiday House Paint Out… Last year, APS members enjoyed a one-day paint out at Wiawaka House, the historic artist’s retreat on Lake George, NY. This year we’ll be there again on Saturday June 30, and the day will include a demo by Takeyce Walter and a show/sale/reception in the evening.  Accommodations may be reserved at Wiawaka House, $125 per night.   Lunch available $12.  For more information about Wiawaka Holiday House, please visit:

July 11-August 11, 2018:  The 4th Annual National Pastel Exhibition













We’re very excited to be hosting this event in concert with the Shirt Factory Gallery in Glens Falls, NY. Entry deadline is May 20, 2018 through Online Juried Shows:

Alain Picard will be the Selections and Award Juror.  

July 13-14, 2018: Alain Picard Workshop

The Adirondack Pastel Society is pleased to sponsor a 2 day landscape workshop with Master Pastel Artist, Alain Picard. This studio workshop will be held in the Shirt Factory in Glens Falls, NY on Friday and Saturday, July 13 & 14 from 9:30 – 4:30. Glens Falls is close to the resort areas of Lake George and Saratoga Springs, NY. The total cost for two days of instruction is $275.00.

A $100 deposit is required to hold your space with the remainder due June 1st.

The deposit is refundable up until June 1st after which a cancellation will render the deposit non-refundable. A supply list and area information will be sent to all participants after we confirm registration.

ALAIN PICARD Workshop Registration

FAQ sheet

Pay in Full – $275

Place a Deposit – $100

August 31- September 27, 1018: The Widlund Gallery @ Tannery Pond “Fall Into Pastels” Members’ Show, People’s Choice Awards. Artists Reception September 14, from 5-7. More information TBA

October 1-31, 2018: The Annual APS 2018 Members’ “Then and Now” 10-Year Anniversary Celebration Exhibition at Crandall Library in Glens Falls NY . People’s Choice and Personal Best Awards.  Reception Thursday, October 18, 5-7 pm.

BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE:  May 9, June 20, September 19, October 18.  All members are encouraged and welcome to attend these meetings.