SPS Events and Programs

Grow as an Artist

SPS is a vibrant society offering many opportunities for our members to challenge themselves to grow as artists individually and as a community.  The members coming together to enjoy events creates a supportive environment  where creativity can thrive. These events include: monthly programs via ZOOM, virtual workshops conducted by celebrated pastelists, virtual paint alongs and in person demonstrations/workshops taught by credentialed artists. The ideas are limitless and we are always creating new ways to engage and support our members.

NOTE: Monthly programs are FREE to our members. Guests are welcome to attend one program free and then are welcome to join SPS to enjoy additional programs throughout the year.  As  a member, you will also receive member discounts for all workshops, demos and  exhibitions.

  • January 8, 2023
    2:00 pm

    Paint N' Grow w/ Eve Miller PSA, IAPS-MC (January & February)

    Do you want to take your art to the next level? Eve Miller will give inspiration & instruction on creating a ‘Daily Practice’ in 2023 Join the SPS Facebook Community for the January/February Paint N' Grow w/ Eve Miller PSA, IAPS-MC. We will kick it off on Zoom, January 8th @ 2:00 . During this…


  • February 13, 2023
    6:30 pm

    Program: SPS members present “Share the LOVE”

    What did you LOVE and learn from your art this past year? Dear SPS Members, Let’s share the LOVE this month with each other. Join us February 13th as we come together to share our LOVE OF PASTELS. Contact me at jfdromey 633@gmail.com to be one of the artists to share. Hugs, Joan Dromey, Program…


  • April 22, 2023
    9:30 am

    WORKSHOP: “Light, Color & the Portrait” by Christine Swann PSA, IAPS-EP

    Develop a single portrait over the two days using a 5-layer process. Along the way there will be many “academic” lessons including light. Light, Color and the Portrait” Zoom Workshop with Christine Swann PSA, IAPS-EP April 22 and 23 9:30 - 4:00pm Hi! Thanks for signing up for my zoom workshop. I am looking forward…


Member Hosted Events

Many of our members teach privately, host workshops and special events. Our membership spans a great geography providing many opportunities for members to find events that are local or within easy travel distance. Be sure to check the list of events frequently by visiting our Member Hosted Events page

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