CPP welcomes all artists, at any ability level, as well as all art lovers and patrons, as members. The love of the pastel medium is what binds us as one creative community in promoting the diversity and luminosity of pastels.
- Meeting and interacting with other pastelists
- Entering member juried shows
- Acquiring discounts for workshops
- Participating in various programs and activities
- Receiving online newsletters
- Being eligible to receive CPP Signature Status
- Eligible to enter the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS) exhibitions
- One year, January 1 through December 31
- $40.00 per year for Basic membership; $55.00 per year for Signature members
- Free for full-time student, K-12 or Community College art teacher.
- Dues can be paid either online with PayPal or by mail with a check.
Signature status – CPP
To receive CPP Signature Status, an artist must a member in good standing and be juried into 3 different CPP exhibitions, either Member or National
Distinguished Signature Member – CPP-D
To receive CPP Distinguished Status, an artist must be a member in good standing and must receive 3 awards in 3 different CPP exhibitions, either Member or National
Master Signature Designation – CPP-M
To receive CPP Master Status, an artist must be a member in good standing and receive 3 awards in 3 different CPP National exhibitions
Honorary Signature Status – CPP-H
To receive CPP Honorary Status, an artist must be selected by CPP’s Board in showing their achievement of advancing the merits and goals of CPP