Contact regional representatives for further information.
Bay of Plenty
Members meet on the 3rd Monday of the month (Feb-Nov) 12md-4pm, at the Tauranga Society of Artists Rooms, 171a Elizabeth St, Tauranga. $5 cover charge. BYO lunch. Refreshments provided.
We usually begin with a 15-30 minute mini-demonstration by a member on some aspect of pastel art.
Visitors, friends and guests are welcome. Meetings are in Open Studio format with no formal tuition (but with lots of advice!) which allows artists to exhibit any work produced.
Contact: Brian Frank 07 575 5766 or 027 5513702.
Meets every Tuesday 9am-Noon Feb-Nov at the Tasman Bible Church on the old Coastal Highway (our regular hall is being renovated). New members always welcome.
Our motto is "try before you buy" so come and try out pastel as a painting medium and get some free help and advice from attending members. Then, if you are still keen you can purchase your own materials and become a member of our friendly, very active group of artists.
Contact: Glenys Forbes 03 540 3388 www.pastelartistsnelsonnz.com
Covers the Rai Valley, Havelock, Marlborough Sounds, Picton, Blenheim, Seddon, Ward, The Cray Coast and Kaikoura.
Regular workshops are conducted by leading pastel tutors in Blenheim and Kaikoura.
The PANZ 2012 Exhibition and Convention 'Twenty/12', celebrating the first ten years of PANZ, will be held in Blenheim.
Contact: Max Currie 03 5724448
Other Pastel Groups
Kapiti Pastel Group
The group, within the Kapiti Arts and Crafts Society, meet on the second Saturday and third Sunday every month, 10am-4pm. Pastel beginners are welcome to come and try the medium.
Contact: Wilson Lattey 04 293 3252
Canterbury Pastel Artists CPA
Southern Pastel Artists
Contact: John Cutt 03 217 6443