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Shows open for entry
CMPSCentral Mass Pastel Society
1st National Juried Exhibition
CMPS website

deadline: October 31, 2019
NAWANational Association of Women Artists

New York, NY
deadline: November 27, 2019
Shows opening for entry November 15, 2019
IAPSInternational Association of Pastel Societies
36th Juried Exhibition
Dunedin, FL
deadline: January 10, 2020
PSWCPastel Society of the West Coast
2020 Member Exhibition
online show
deadline: February 2, 2020
Shows opening for entry February 3, 2020
PSWCPastel Society of the West Coast
34th Annual International Exhibition
Pastels USA 2020
deadline: April 6, 2020

Welcome to Entry for

Central Mass Pastel Society
1st National Juried Show

CMPSNovember 15 - December 31, 2019
CMPS Website

Central Mass Pastel Society:

Jurors of Selection:
 Jacob Aguiar, PSA, IAPS/MC
 Lisa Rico, PSA, PSWC

Judge of Awards:
 Christine Ivers, PSA-MP, IAPS/MC

Get the complete Prospectus here.

Dates at a glance

Entries: Online entries only

ENTRY DEADLINE October 31, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST (link at bottom of this page)

IMPORTANT NOTE: The entry system will not allow you to add, change or delete images once you have paid for your entry. With payment, the entry is considered complete.

Eligible Work

Image Specifications

Prepare your images using these specifications BEFORE you start the entry process!
IF YOU WANT HELP PREPARING YOUR IMAGES, please see the materials available on the Photo Prep page.

Filename Instructions

Fee Structure

Accepted Work: Notification



Your application to this exhibition constitutes agreement with the terms stated in the prospectus.

Entries for this show are closed

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Central Mass Pastel Society
1st National Juried Show

October 31, 2019 11:59 p.m. EST - deadline for online submission of entries

November 15, 2019 - Notice of selection emailed

November 15, 2019 - Notice of awards emailed

November 15, 2019 - Show opens on CMPS website

December 31, 2019 - Show closes

Eligible Work

This is a juried show.

Submission of entries is open to all pastelists, CMPS Members and non-members.
Artists may submit up to 2 paintings, with no size restrictions.
Paintings must be entirely the work of the submitting artist. Paintings done under supervision, such as a workshop or class, are NOT eligible for this show.

    Other guidelines include that the painting:
  • is at least 80% soft pastels; no oil pastels
  • was created within the last two years.
  • may be listed as NFS


Image Specifications

All images must be high quality jpeg (jpg) image files. Set your camera to the highest possible quality image, use good lighting on your painting without any glass in front of it, and use a tripod for your camera. Once the photo is taken, you must crop out all parts of the photo that are not the actual painting; do not show mat, frame, etc, only the painting itself. Please save at 300 dpi resolution, with a size of 900 pixels on the longer side of the image (i.e. for a horizontal format, the width should be 900 pixels; for vertical format, the height will be 900 pixels; for a square format both dimensions are 900 pixels.). The upload system will not accept very large files, so you must reduce the native image size to these specifications.

Please consult the prospectus and the information provided on the entry page in the Image Preparation Tutorials if you need guidance with your image preparation.

Prepare your images using these specifications BEFORE you start the entry process!

Filename Instructions

Adjust your filenames BEFORE you begin the entry process!

Image File Naming Protocol

Use your name and the title of your painting without any spaces, special characters or punctuation marks. Use this protocol: Lastname_FirstInitial_TitleOfPainting.jpg. Be sure the file name ends with .jpg

For example: Artist = Abraham Lincoln, Title "The White House's Paint" = Lincoln_A_TheWhiteHousesPaint.jpg

Shorten long titles in the filename, please, and remove all spaces, special characters and quotation marks.

Please Note: When completing the Entry Form, type in the actual painting title as you want it to appear in the show catalog.

For example: The White House's Paint

Fee Structure

Limit: 2 images entered per artist; the entry fee is $40 for CMPS members and $45 for non-members for up to 2 paintings.

Entry fee is non-refundable.

Accepted Work: Notification

Selection notifications will be sent by email by November 15, 2019. Award notification will he made the same day.


The artist will receive 80% of the sale price of all work sold.

CMPS will retain a 20% commission on all sold pieces.

NFS is permitted for this show.

Removal of Work

All unsold HAND-DELIVERED paintings must be retrieved on Sunday, August 11 between 1:00 and 4:00 pm.

PPSCC is not responsible for unclaimed paintings. No work is to be picked up before this time and date. Return of shipped artwork will be postmarked by August 12, 2019.