Chicago Pastel Painters Fifth Biennial Member Juried Exhibition
August 6 – September 6, 2014
Reception: August 8 | 6-9pm
Union Street Gallery is excited to present The Chicago Pastel Painters Fifth Biennial Member Juried Exhibition, Strokin’ V. This show, running August 6 through September 6, 2014, will consist of 60 works of art, all executed in the medium of pastel, by the most elite pastel painters from across the country. A diversity of visual styles and subject matter will be represented.
The exhibition is curated by Jimmy Wright, PSA-M, and awarded by Victoria Sancho Lobis, Prince Trust Associate Curator in the Department of Prints and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago, who will reveal her selections at the Opening Reception and Award Ceremony Friday, August 8, 2014, 6 – 9 pm.
With over a hundred members from both the Midwest and many states around the nation, the aspiration of the Chicago Pastel Painters is to educate the public about the beauty and permanence of pastels as a viable medium in the world of fine art.