Old Santee Canal Park Hosts Pastel Society of SC Exhibit

The Pastel Society of South Carolina’s 2022 judged members’ exhibit is on display at Old Santee Canal Park Interpretive Center, 900 Stony Landing Road, Moncks Corner, from now through October 16, 2022.

The exhibit, “Light & Luminosity: The Pastel Experience”, celebrates the use of the vibrant, colorful medium of pastels and features nearly 50 original works from South Carolina artists showcasing a wide variety of styles and subject matter. A closing reception and awards ceremony will take place at the exhibit venue on October 16 from 1:30-3:00 pm.

The Pastel Society of South Carolina (PSSC) is a statewide non-profit art organization, founded in 2016, whose members include numerous accomplished, award-winning artists. Many members are Pastel Society of America Signature artists and/or International Association of Pastel Societies’ Master Circle artists. PSSC’s objective is to promote public awareness of pastel as a fine art medium, provide educational programs for its members and to create opportunities for artists to exhibit their work to the public. PSSC is open to guests and new members. General meetings take place monthly at the Gibbes Museum and are open to the public. Please refer to the PSSC website for the most current info on events and programs.

-Submitted by Susan Hodge for Pastel Society of South Carolina

(Image credit: PSSC)