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An artist pastel society based in the Chicago area

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September 2015

In and Around the Windy City

September 28, 2015 - October 2, 2015

A 5-day pastel plein air and studio workshop with RICHARD MCKINLEY ****Workshop is now full. Please contact Tatijana to be put on waiting list.

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November 20142014

CPP 10th Anniversary Holiday Party & Annual Meeting

November 30, 2014
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October 2014

Plein air workshop with Kathleen Newman

October 4, 2014 - October 5, 2014
Chicago Yacht Club,
400 East Monroe Chicago, IL United States
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Join Kathleen Newman for a 2-day CPP plein air pastel workshop this October! Based from a classroom at the Chicago Yacht Club, we will meet indoors the first morning to discuss pastel technique and strategies for plein air painting. We will then paint outdoors from the spectacular harbor views at Monroe Harbor and Grant Park, weather permitting. Lunch will be provided both days at the Chicago Yacht Club. Supply list provided upon registration. Click here to register Saturday, October 4th…

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September 2014

Art Institute Prints and Drawing Room visit

September 26, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Study Room of the Print and Drawing Department of the Art Institute of Chicago ,
111 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL United States
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Strokin’ V! show closes

September 6, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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August 2014

STROKIN’ V opening reception

August 8, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Union Street Gallery,
1527 Otto Boulevard Chicago Heights, IL 60411 United States
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Chicago Pastel Painters’ 5th Biennial Member Juried Exhibition   August 6, 2014 – September 6, 2014   Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony  

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Cliff Dwellers Club – paint out and luncheon

August 2, 2014
Cliff Dwellers Club,
200 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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July 2014

Hand Delivery Dates For STROKIN’ V

July 26, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Union Street Gallery,
1527 Otto Blvd. Chicago Heights, IL 604111 United States
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July 29 by appointment; call the Gallery at 708-754-2601 July 30, 12-5

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June 2014

Submissions now being accepted for CPP Members Exhibition STROKIN’ V!

June 15, 2014

Please click here for information and submission to CPP Members Exhibition STROKIN’ V!

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May 2014

Jessica Fine’s One-Day Pastel-Making Workshop

May 31, 2014 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Northeastern Illinois University Fine Arts Building,
5500 North St. Louis Place (park in west lot) Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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    mix the most gorgeous, buttery colors you’ve ever seen ! make pastels in colors not available elsewhere, take home between 50 and 60 sticks, more pure pigment than commercial pastels!   for more information and application click  Jessica Fine’s Pastel-Making Workshop, May 2014  

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