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WELCOME TO

WISCONSIN PASTEL ARTISTS!

We are a dynamic association of over 40 artists working in the pastel medium.  

We want to encourage and foster creative painting with pastels, support our fellow artists, promote activities and exhibit opportunities, and increase public awareness of the beautiful artistry of pastels as a painting medium. ​



Continuing education and constantly challenging ourselves as artists is a top priority for WPA.  We arrange for stimulating workshops and lectures at Members' meetings.

OPPORTUNITIES

There is a wealth of knowledge about the pastel medium and practicing artists.  Here are a number of links to articles and helpful sites.

NEWS/​INFORMATION

Spring 2020 Online Exhibit!

Due to the social restrictions of COVID-19, we are holding an online exhibit for Spring - "The Nature of Things." Click here to view the exhibit and participate in our Zoom reception !


Members' Plein Air Painting - coming up!

Join us the third weekend of every month, starting February 15, 2020.

​(See details on "Current Member Events" page.)

Next Members' Meeting coming up!
We hope to have a 'social distance' plein air event in July. ​See "Current Member Events" page for more information as plans are developed.

We offer great opportunities throughout the year to participate in plein air experiences, attend conferences and share in the activities of other artists' groups. 

WPA honors student artist Catcher Stodolar at the 2020 Scholastic Awards Exhibit at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Click for more info.

GALLERY OF ARTISTS

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EDUCATION​​