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pastel live link, click here.


SUNFLOWER FIELD PAINTING TO BENEFIT PASTEL ARTISTS IN THE UKRAINE.

WINNER IS CATHERINE M. HARVEY.    CONGRATULATIONS.

Winner receives the original pastel painting, unframed, and signed on the outside edges by many of the artists who painted on the painting during our open show reception.  Donna Branson is the artist who added the finishing touches and brought the painting together.  


APAA 2022 PHIPPEN ART MUSEUM OPEN EXHIBITION AWARD WINNERS.....

To make a purchase, please contact sharon.frey@gmail.com.  The exhibition has closed for 2022 but we can put you in touch with the artist to see if the painting is still available.

Click this link for a video of the award winning paintings!


BEST OF SHOW BY TONY ALLAIN.  OLD FAITHFUL



FIRST PLACE BY DON RANTZ.  THREE RAVENS.

SECOND PLACE BY SERGEY PIETILA.  SCULPTURE IN THE GARDEN.


       

THIRD PLACE BY KEN KEITH.  BALDACCHINO.

FOURTH PLACE BY KATHE DRAKE.  DIANE'S DIET DILEMMA




BEST ANIMAL CATEGORY BY BARBARA BENSTEIN.  KITTY FINN.

BEST STILL LIFE CATEGORY BY LIZ KENYON.  TREE TOP.

BEST LANDSCAPE WITH WATER BY ANNIE JONES.  SNOW IN THE SHADOWS.




BEST PORTRAIT BY WILLIAM SCHNEIDER.  LION IN SUMMER

BEST FIGURATIVE BY ALLAN FREY.  PORTRAIT OF DOG WITH ARTIST.

BEST FLORAL BY LORRAINE TRENHOLM.  EVENING CHAMISA.




BEST WESTERN BY KIM LORDIER.  GOING FOR THE DEEP CUT.

BEST LANDSCAPE WITHOUT WATER BY JUANITA NELSON.  NAGEEZI II.

BEST DESERT BY KATHY HOWARD.  AT LAST.





MERIT AWARD BY CHRISTINE DEBROSKY.  THAT'S THE WAY THE CALICHE CRUMBLES.

MERIT AWARD BY KAREN ISRAEL.  HOLDING COURT.

MERIT AWARD BY MARZ DOERFLINGER.  BELOW LOUSLEY HILL.

MERIT AWARD BY AMANDA HOUSTON.  STREAMING THROUGH.





MERIT AWARD BY MARGARET LARLHAM.  KEEPING AN EAR OUT.

MERIT AWARD BY BARBARA MASON.  REKINDLED.

MERIT AWARD BY RENE MARZ MULLIS.  MUGS SHOT.

MERIT AWARD BY NANCIE KING MERTZ.  STICK UP.





MERIT AWARD BY STEVE YANCY.  BUTTERFLY SPIRIT.

MERIT AWARD BY KATHERINE IRISH.  EVENING CRESCENDO.

   DON RANTZ AWARD BY PEGGY ORBON.  COLORADO RIVER GLOW.

   ELEANOR B. COBLE AWARD BY JODY MARTIN.  KEWA PRIDE

PRESIDENT'S AWARD BY BECKY JOHNSON.  VERDE.



ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 Superstition Sunrise #2 ┬ęKen Keith 

  MY MOTHER BY ELENA EROS IS THE WINNER OF THE MAY CHALLENGE


APAA  CALENDAR OF PROGRAMS AND EVENTS THIS SEASON: (All APAA Member Meetings AZ TIME BY ZOOM

  • MAR 12 - APRIL 24  APAA OPEN SHOW AT PHIPPEN ART MUSEUM, PRESCOTT, AZ
  • APR 3RD AT 1 PM - DAGGI WALLACE DEMO AND PHIPPEN SHOW AWARDS
  • MAY 1ST - MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS
  • MAY 1ST - SPRING CHALLENGE AND ARTIST OF THE YEAR... Don Rantz Demo
  • MAY 9-10 TONY ALLAIN WORKSHOP AT ARIZONA ARTISTS GUILD, PHOENIX, AZ
  • JUNE 14TH DL FOR SUMMER ON LINE SHOW... QUIRKY CATEGORIES
  • JULY 1 THROUGH AUGUST 31... SUMMER ON LINE SHOW ON WEBSITE
  • SUMMER ACTIVITIES:  PLEIN AIR ZOOM SESSIONS, SUMMER APAA MEMBER ON LINE SHOW, 10 IN 10
  • SEPT - ZOOM MEETINGS START FOR 2022/2023.  SECOND SUNDAY OF THE MONTH AT 1:00 P.M.
  • DEC 2-16  MEMBER GALLERY SHOW AT SCOTTSDALE ARTISTS SCHOOL, RECEPTION DEC 3RD.  


Membership Information:
Membership renewal is May 1 annually, when renewal notices go out to current members.
Late renewals will be archived on June 30.

Member List by Geographic Area:
Members can log in to access the Membership Listing by Geographic Area to find members living in your area by clicking on the sub-heading under “Directory.” This information is private and open to members only.


APAA DISTINGUISHED PASTELIST    
Click on the Artist's name below to view the work of APAA's Distinguished Pastelists.  These artists have met three or more artistic requirements which include being published, teaching workshops, receiving national awards, being featured in an art gallery, or receiving a Master's Circle Award from the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS).  

COLLIN FRY - DISTINGUISHED ARTIST

RENEE' MARZ MULLIS - DISTINGUISHED ARTIST

KATHERINE IRISH, DISTINGUISHED ARTIST 

NANCIE KING MERTZ-DISTINGUISHED ARTIST

CHERI SAFFRO-DISTINGUISHED ARTIST

LIZ KENYON - DISTINGUISHED ARTIST

CHRISTINE DEBROSKY - DISTINGUISHED ARTIST

MEMBERS ONLY:  
To update or change your profile information log in with your email address and password, then click on your name above the header at the top of the Home Page.  You must be logged in to access the Members' Directory and to make your changes.

To reply to e-blasts, please send your reply to the personal email address of the initiator of the eblast.  Do not reply to Wild Apricot.  

WORKSHOPS FOR MEMBERS AND GUESTS: 
Click on Events: Workshops: 

TONY ALLAIN SKETCH TO FRAME WORKSHOP AT THE AAG BLDG IN PHOENIX, AZ, MAY 9 AND 10  


THANKS TO OUR MANY SPONSORS WHO SUPPORT OUR SHOWS AND THE GREATER PASTEL WORLD.... Click on a sponsor logo to go directly to their website.

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2022/2023 OFFICERS

IF YOU ARE NOT A MEMBER AND NEED TO CONTACT SOMEONE IN APAA.... PLEASE EMAIL sharon.frey@gmail.com  IF YOU ARE A MEMBER.... LOG IN AND ACCESS THE DIRECTORY

President and Website Administrator - Sharon Frey
Vice President - Rob Burgheimer
Program Coordinator - Dodie Ballantine
Treasurer  - Kathy Drungilas
Secretary - Donna Branson and Judy Quimby
Zoom Coordinator - Roland Dahlquist
Artist of the Month - Kathe Drake and Marsha Wright

National Show - Nori Thorne 
Member Show - Ken Keith and Peggy Orbon
Signature Show - Liz Kenyon
Promotions Chair - Jo Agostinelli
Social Media - Rita Romero and Kathy Howard                    Library - Judy Pechur
Newsletter - Carol Bendell

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