Members and friends of PGE:

our Get Dusty Gallery is back and is waiting for being visited again!


get dusty archive

You can walk through all entries over the last 6 years if you follow the menu "Get Dusty Archive" in Main Menu/Get Dusty Competition.

Enjoy  hundreds of beautiful pastels and maybe you think about becoming a member? Just register (sign up) and you may upload your own entries to the Get Dusty very soon!


 Christine di Mauro is an American pastel artist from Bohemia, New York. She is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America. Christine has won numerous awards with her still lifes and portraits.


Jude Tolar PSA holds a psychology degree from Oklahoma State University. Art followed her, though, and led her to a graphic design and illustration career. She also wrote and illustrated children’s books. 

Themes for summer and autumn 2016

 PGE Members-join in the fun and whip up some dust, painting for our monthly pastel challenge!

‘Get Dusty’ is a competition for pastel artists of all levels, organized by PGE members for PGE members on a monthly basis.


Category: Portrait/Figure

"A face with a story to tell"

Closing date : 25th June 2016

July & August

Category: Free choice!

Closing date: 25th of the month


The winner of the first place is Dorothea Schulz with her painting "Lilacs"

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