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Education & Outreach

Resources & Links

Art Associations

Pastel Society of America
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003
Tel: 212-533-6931
Website: www.pastelsocietyofamerica.org

IAPS (International Association of Pastel Societies)
P.O. Box 2057
Falls Church, VA 22042
Tel: 703-241-2826
Website: www.pastelinternational.com

The Pastel Society of New Hampshire is a member of IAPS, which represents pastel societies uniting in a common cause "to demonstrate the validity and quality of pastel fine art around the world."

Eighth Biennial IAPS Convention . . . Registration information for the IAPS convention web site: www.pastelinternational.com. Check the registration flyer on the IAPS web site for complete details and hotel information.

Check the IAPS web site for other competitions:

  • Seventh Biennial Convention Program Cover Competition

  • First IAPS Calendar Competition. To be released at the 2009 Convention.

Manchester Artists Association
Website: www.manchester-artists.org

  • For over 40 years, the Manchester Artists Association has been a non-profit, non-juried organization dedicated to providing fellowship, education and incentive to artists who are interested in and engaged in the pursuit of any accepted branch of graphic or fine arts.


New Hampshire PleinAir Artists
Website: www.nhpleinair.com

  • The purposes of this group are:

    • to establish a collective of regional artists interested in meeting with other artists to paint en plein air;

    • to establish a database of accessible painting locations; and,

    • to discuss anything related to painting en plein air including tips, supplies, and mediums.

  • NHPleinAir is a unique collective of over 260 regional plein air artists from throughout New Hampshire and neighboring regions of Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont, with a few members from outside the region as well. Based at Yahoo! Groups, the purpose of the group is to provide a communications base for our region’s plein air artists where members can connect with other artists for painting outings, discuss problems or tips and techniques unique to painting en plein air, share photos of their works for critique and help, and share information on any related topic such as framers, printers, art supply vendors, and much more. Membership is free


New Hampshire State Council on the Arts
2-1/2 Beacon Street, Second Floor
Concord, NH 03301
Tel: 603-271-2789
Website: www.state.nh.us/nharts

  • The Pastel Society of New Hampshire is a member of the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. Our members will find many art related opportunities and announcements at the following web address: www.nh.gov/nharts/newsandcalendar. Information is constantly updated and different new opportunities are listed each month.


New England Foundation for the Arts
145 Tremont Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02111
Tel: 617-951-0010
Website: www.nefa.org


Pastel Painters of Maine
Website: www.pastelpaintersofmaine.com


Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod
Website: www.capecodpastelsociety.com


Vermont Pastel Society
Website: www.vermontpastelsociety.com


Connecticut Pastel Society
Website: www.ctpastelsociety.com

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Art Calendar Magazine
Website: www.artcalendar.com

The Artist's Magazine
Website: www.artistsmagazine.com

The Pastel Journal
Website: www.pasteljournal.com

North Light Books
Website: www.northlightbookclub.com

Slide Suppliers

Following are several suppliers that convert digital images into 35mm slides. All have overnight service.

Express Slides
Website: www.exslides.com

Website: www.gammatech.com

IPrint from Home
Website: www.iprintfromhome.com

Website: www.replicolor.com

Print Services
Print New Hampshire

40 Dow StreetManchester, NH 03101

Tel: 603-657-7079

Website: www.PrintNH.com

Giclee Print Reproduction

Hunter Editions
One Col. Gelardi Drive
Suite 101
Kenebunk, ME 04043
Website: www.huntereditions.com

Fine Art Giclee Print Making Art Reproduction Printers

RayMar Art, Inc.
Tel: 888-809-3314
Website: www.raymarart.com

Art Suppliers

Airfloat System Inc.
PO Box 1476
Verona, MS 38879


Armadillo Art & Craft
PO Box A
Belle Mead, NJ 08502

Art Supply Warehouse
Tel: 800-995-6778
Website: www.aswexpress.com

Artist's Air
Tel: 207-677-3206
Website: www.artistsair.com
A studio air cleaning system that collects pastel dust and oil solvents at your easel and filters them from the studio environment.

Cheap Joes Art Stuff
374 Industrial Park Drive
Boone, NC 28607
Tel: 1-800-227-2788

Dakota Art Pastels
PO Box 2258
17873 State Route 536
Mt. Vernon, WA 98273
Tel: 1-888-345-0067
Website: www.dakotapastels.com

Daler Rowney
2 Corporate Drive
Cranbury, NJ 08512-9584
Tel: 1-609-655-5252

Dick Blick Art Materials
Tel: 1-800-828-4548
Website: www.dickblick.com

Diane Townsend Artists™ Pastels
PO Box 74
Milanville, PA 18443

Fine Art Store
Tel: 1-800-836-8940
Website: www.fineartstore.com

Girault Pastels
Website: www.pasteletc.com

Graphic Dimensions LTD
Tel: 1-800-221-0262
Website: www.pictureframes.com

Frames ready made & custom

Great American
Website: www.greatpastel.com

Heilman Pastel Box
Heilman Designs
PO Box 786
Lewiston, CA 96052
Website: www.heilmandesigns.com


HK Holbein Inc.
Box 555
175 Commerce Street
Williston, VT 05495
Website: www.usa@holbeinusa.com

The Italian Art Store
Tel: 1-800-643-6440
Website: www.italianartstore.com

Jack Richeson & Co., Inc.
PO Box 160
Kimberly, WI 54136-0160
Website: www.richesonart.com

Pan Pastels
Colorfin LLC
PO Box 825
Kutztown, PA 19530
Website: www.panpastel.com/colors.html

Pearl Art & Craft
1033 East Oakland Park Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334
Tel: 1-800-451-7327

Princeton Art & Brush Company
Website: www.princetonartandbrush.com

Rochester Art Supply
150 West Main Street
Rochester, NY 14614
Tel: 1-800-836-8940
Website: www.fineartstore.com

Jack Richeson & Co. Fine Art Materials
Tel: 1-800-233-2404
Website: www.richesonart.com

Soltek Easel
610 W. 9560 S.
Sandy, UT 84070

Terry Ludwig Pastels
8113 W. Brandon Dr.
Littleton, CO 80125

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