Here are the Pikes Peak Pastel Society member artists. To see samples of their artwork and to read an artist's statement and bio, click on an artist's thumbnail or name below.

I've always loved drawing and painting, ever since I was a child, and have been fortunate to have a career as a professional illustrator. Several years ago, I was introduced to pastels as a medium and became excited by the vibrancy of the pigments and the possibilities that this medium gives an artist. Read more...

Lynn’s goal is to achieve more luminosity in her life and in her artistic endeavors, hoping to convey the richness and depth of life and relationships in her artwork. Read more...

The themes of art as a tool for communicating representations of beauty, ideas, stories, and as a language of feelings, all culminate in defining art as a powerful access to knowledge of the soul. Read More...

In 1997 she was one of 21 artists throughout the US and Canada invited by Forbes Magazine and American Artist Magazine to travel to France and paint as a guest of Christopher Forbes, staying at their fabulous Chateau de Belleroy in Normandy. Read more..

When I came to the fork in the road I took it. And I’m sure glad I did.  I’m very fortunate to be able to share my love of nature to others in my paintings.  Read More...

Anticipation and excitement is what I feel when I am inspired by a subject for my next picture. Read More...

I am so fortunate to live in Colorado! I see paintings all around me every day. Read More...

My goal is to translate the feelings I have of a place at a particular time to the viewer. Read More..

Bold strokes and surprise color are typical of the paintings that capture often overlooked lighting and nuances of the high plains. Read More...

I paint landscapes and floral scenes in an abstract expressionistic style. Both my floral and my landscape paintings have a clearly developed central area, contrasted with pieces of color chosen to suggest common, natural elements. Read More...

I love the tactile characteristic of the medium ... using my fingers to spread and blend the colors. The feeling of actually getting into’ my work.  Read More...

Paintings and photographs are such powerful memory producers for me.  They take me back to people, places, and experiences, with warm feelings. Read More...

I want the viewer of my work to relate to a timeless view, hopefully wishing to take an excursion to that interesting place. 

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Art allows me to communicate freshness and spontaneity, as well as expressing feelings, which transcend into my paintings. Read More...

I lived over thirty years in the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado; doing anything I could as well as painting and teaching art (including farming, ranching, cooking, outfitting, school teacher, school bus, tractor, truck and combine driver, milked cows and goats and learned to butcher...   Read More...  

I love color and the way it is possible with the stoke of a pastel stick.   Read More...

My art is usually a result of people, narratives, and emotions. If the viewer can sit in front on one of my works and devise a story in their mind then one of my main objectives has been achieved.   Read More...

The love of color finds expression in my paintings while creating scenes that have given me much pleasure.  I am pleased to share my work with you. Read More...

I consider the expression of texture a tool to reach the viewer's own level of intellect and enjoys creating dynamic and colorful abstract canvases, portraits and paintings in an expressionistic style. With my abstracts especially, my intention is to invite the viewer to experience the presence of the painting and come away with her/his own interpretation. Read More...

Macy has an affinity for landscapes, interpreting them using bold, brilliant colors that melt into one another. Her works have been described as capturing the true essence of the subject, be it a nude or a stand of aspen trees. Read More...

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Maeve strives to depict self-worth, strength and personal growth in her portrait work. Portraits have the ability to create shatterproof connections across cultures using universally relatable human emotions, forming a shatterproof connection through art. Read more...