Maryland Pastel Society membership


Types of Membership

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Annual renewal reminders are sent in January. Dues are effective for the calendar year through December. New memberships paid in October, November, or December of a given year will be applied in whole to the following year.

ARTIST MEMBERSHIP $25.00 Annual Dues

Enjoy, Learn, Socialize and Exhibit. No prerequisites to join the Maryland Pastel Society as an Artist member.

  • Invitations to general meetings, paint-outs, critiques, and other MPS special events
  • Opportunity to submit artwork for the juried MPS "Member's Only" shows and the biennial MPS "Shades of Pastel" National Juried Exhibition
  • Early enrollment in MPS-sponsored workshops with nationally known pastel instructors
  • Access to the MPS Membership Directory

Artist members are welcome to serve as assistants on committees, but may not serve as board members or committee coordinators.
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Members may submit work to be juried into Signature membership. In addition to the benefits of Artist membership, Signature Member artists may:

  • Exhibit artwork in all MPS Signature Member exhibitions
  • Have two images displayed in a Gallery Page on the MPS website
  • Be a "Featured Artist" in the MPS quarterly news update
  • Serve on the MPS Executive Board

See more information about Signature membership and how to submit an application to our jurors.

Be a sponsor for our 2019
Shades of Pastel EXHIBITION

  • All donors are listed in the Shades of Pastel exhibition program and our Web site until fall, 2021. You will receive a link to the quarterly on-line news updates and invitations to all meetings and events sponsored by the Maryland Pastel Society.
  • $25 is the minimum Individual donation.
  • $100 starts the Business Patron level and you will be featured on our Web site with your logo until fall, 2021.
  • $300 allows top billing on our sponsorship Web page, and in addition to the benefits above, a link to your Web page will be included until fall, 2021.

The Maryland Pastel Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, making your donations tax deductible.

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