A pastel painter since 1995, Canadian artist Suzanne Godbout combines her own professional career with teaching, demonstrations, conferences, and workshops in order to spread the renaissance of the pastel media, its materials and its techniques. 

Her work has been shown in many exhibitions in America, Europe, Russia and China and has been awarded many prizes. Developing her work from observation, her favorite subjects are still life and landscape. 

President of the Pastel Society of Eastern Canada from 2005 to 2011, she has studied with several great French and American masters. She has exhibited in Giverny, France many time and her work has been featured in Pratique des Arts magazine in 2016.


 The November Get Dusty is open. This month's category is 'Still Life', the challenge is 'Objects that surround you'.Paint the things you find in your flat, house, studio, workshed, workplace etc. Please do not enter still lifes that only show flowers in a bouquet or food items, these themes have been covered extensively in other Get Dusty competitions. Be creative and rise to our 2020 lockdown challenge!

As usual, every member may post up to two entries. Deadline is November, 25.

Michele Ashby PSA,  our judge for the October Get Dusty Competition 2020 has made her decision. The winner is Jeremy Lee  with "Dominance", congratulations! Our winner receives a gift voucher. Postage and packaging are included in the prize.

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In second place is Yael Maimon with "Closer", in third place is Ronald Hoppe with "Kyon".

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Our second Open Online Competition is closed. We are so impressed by the high standard of the entries in our four categories. It will be a tough choice for our judges to choose the award winners among so many excellent works!
The results will be published on December, 1st on the OJS website and the PGE website.

Only a few hours left! Don't miss the chance to win one of our 24 prizes in four different categories!
The first place in each category wins a monetary prize of 200$ and pastel goodies from one of our sponsors worth an additional 100$. PGE Members only pay 30$ (aprox. 25€) for three entries.
You'll find all the information at OnlineJuriedShows
Good luck!