Location: Tom Myott Gallery
71 Lawrence St, Suite 102
Glens Falls, NY

Dates at a Glance

Entry Deadline: May 20, 2024
Acceptance Notification: May 31, 2024
Exhibition Open: July 17, 2024, 6–8pm
Exhibition Closes: August 10, 2024

Theme and Eligibility

  • This is an open call opportunity for any artist working in soft pastel.
  • Work must be ready to hang, work not ready to hang may not be included in show.
  • Artists are encouraged to attend the reception.
  • Original pastel artwork only.
  • All submissions must be for sale.
  • Due to space restrictions all pieces must be under 34” wide outside frame dimension.


Best of Show: $650
Second: $350
Third: $200
Additional cash and merchandise prizes will be awarded.

See Additional Exhibition Prize Sponsors

Nonrefundable Jurying Fee

  • $35 for two images
  • $45 for three images
  • A maximum of 3 pieces may be submitted for jurying.

Jurors of Selection & Awards

Betsy Payne Cook, PSA-MP, IAPS-MC


Artists will be notified of jury results by email during the week of May 27, 2024. Prizewinners will be announced at the reception on Friday, July 26, 2024, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Note: If an accepted painting is not delivered by the required date of the show there will be a 1 year ban imposed from entering any additional APS Exhibition.


The Adirondack Pastel Society and Tom Myott Gallery will publicize the show and reception regionally via email marketing, paid print advertising, press releases, website and social media promotion.


The Tom Myott Gallery will collect a 10% commission for artwork sales. Artists’ checks will be mailed in August.
All work must be for sale.


Each work is insured to a reasonable amount while turned over to the care of the Tom Myott Gallery. Items will be handled with the utmost care. Artists are responsible for shipping to and from the Gallery and for insuring work while in transit. Artists are also responsible for providing work that is sturdy and durable for necessary hanging purposes.


The artist agrees to allow Tom Myott Gallery to photograph works for promotional purposes.

Drop-off and Pick-up

Accepted work can be hand delivered to the Tom Myott Gallery, Saturday, July 6 thru Sunday, July 7 between 10am and 3pm.

Shipped Works

Shipped works are due July 10, 2024 or sooner. There is a $20.00 handling fee per artist for all shipped work. Shipping instructions will be sent with the acceptance letter.

Shipped works must be sent to:
Tom Myott Gallery
71 Lawrence St, Suite 102
Glens Falls, NY 12801

About the Exhibition

Adirondack National Pastel Exhibition 2024 is the tenth annual pastel show and will be held at The Tom Myott Gallery, located in the Shirt Factory Arts District of Glens Falls, NY.


Contact the Gallery Committee at: adkpastelsociety@gmail.com or contact Dave Francis at: davelinda252@gmail.com


Unsold hand delivered artwork must be picked up Sunday, August 11, between 11am and 4pm.

All unsold shipped work will be returned after August 12, 2024.Shipped entries must include return shipping paid for by the artist. All shipping is the responsibility of the artist.