Nov 19 2021
Let’s Celebrate Exhibition – Pastel Society of Colorado’s Small Works Exhibition
Nov 19 2021 - Dec 9 2021
Let’s Celebrate Exhibition
Pastel Society of Colorado’s Small Works Juried Exhibition
November 19 – December 09, 2021, at Bitfactory Gallery
Bitfactory Gallery is proud to welcome the Pastel Society of Colorado (PSC) back to the gallery with a new exhibition. Let’s Celebrate is a juried exhibition of small pastel paintings showcasing a variety of styles and subjects including landscapes, still life, figurative and abstract. Juror Deborah Bays had the arduous task of selecting 75 pieces from an impressive pool of 132 submissions. The public is invited to an Opening Reception at 851 Santa Fe Drive on Friday, November 19 from 6-9 pm and to stop by during December’s First Friday Art Walk from 6-10 pm. The exhibition is also on view during regular business Tuesday through Saturday, 11 am until 3 pm, and by appointment.
“I loved working with PSC last year and am excited to fill the gallery with so many diverse works. They have some world-class artists that I am honored to showcase.”
– Bill Thomason, Bitfactory Gallery
Artists showing in this exhibition are: Roger Ambrose, Cliff Austin, Sarah Blumenshein, Diane Ceynar, Lorenzo Chavez, Jane Christie, Marcie Cohen, Don Cooke, Lamya Deeb, Diane Edwards, Susan Foster, Loretta Foyle, Grace Goodson, Doug Graybeal, Abbie Groves, Andrea Hofmeister, Nicole Huggins, Pamm Iannazzo, Katherine Irish, Ross James, Deb Jenkins, Rita Kirkman, Jill Lundstrom, Debra Mallory, Ivadell Marie, Susan McKelvy, Margaret Miller, Norbert Nagel, Olena Nosaryeva, Christina Oddo, Shannon O’Dunn, Suzanne Owens, Lydia Pottoff, Mike Ray, Pamela Reese, Linda Rieger, Nancee Sebenaler, Karen Spotts, Sarah St. George, Virginia Steck, Jeannette Stutzman, Kim Touysinhthiphonexay, Lorraine Trenholm, Virginia Unseld, Anne Weber, Tracy Wilson, Cheryl Winterbourne, Lucy Yanagida, and Sue Young.
Deborah Bays has been published in numerous art magazines and books, has been granted Master Pastelist status with the American Pastel Society and is a teacher at the Art Students League of Denver.
PSC was formed in 1994 by six artists to promote pastel artists, the soft pastel medium and to encourage the appreciation and art of pastel painting. PSC has become a far-reaching organization, uniting artists across the Rocky Mountains and beyond. For more information visit www.pastelsocietyofcolorado.org
Bitfactory Gallery, located at 851 Santa Fe Drive in the heart of Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe, exhibits work by the best emerging and up-and-coming local, national, and international visual artists. It strives to showcase art that may not be a good fit for other galleries. Additionally, they host one major or renowned artist a year, bringing new and exciting work to Denver. The Bitfactory building also houses artist studios with the vision of providing a helpful, friendly atmosphere for artists to work solo or collaborate with others. As well as a pop-up space, the Garage at Bitfactory. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., and by appointment. For additional information please contact Bill Thomason at firstname.lastname@example.org or (303) 862-9367 or visit bitfactory.net. The gallery has an extensive social media presence and can be found on Ello, FB, IG, Pinterest, Tumblr @bitfactorygallery and on Twitter at @bitfactoryg