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The 2013 Herman Margulies Award
Excellence Raga by Claudia Bicen, PSA

You can view the complete list of our generous award sponsors here.
Click here to see the award winners in PDF format.

Announcing 42nd PSA Annual Exhibition:
Enduring Brilliance!
to be held at The Grand Gallery, National Arts Club,
September 2 - September 27, 2014

(Prospectus and on-line entry: click on the banner above)

Whether you are a non-member applying for membership or an Associate Member applying for Signature status, you will want to make note of the 2014 membership jurying dates:

Application deadline: January 20
Jury date: January 27

Application deadline: March 19

Jury date: March 24

Application deadline: May 14

Jury date: May 19

Application deadline: October 15
Jury date: October 20

Your CD must arrive in the PSA office by the application deadline date. To familiarize yourself with specifications for your entries and for tips on applying for membership in PSA, please check the membership page at this link:

We welcome to the Board of Governors the newly elected governors Susan M. Story, PSA, and Winnie Tsai, PSA. Story is a nationally recognized plein air artist. She is a juried member of the Academic Artist’s Association, Audubon Artists, Hudson River Valley Art Association, and the Salmagundi Club in NYC. Story is also an elected Board Member of Audubon Artists. Tsai is former vice president of North America Pastel Artists Association and a juried member of Audubon Artists. She is currently a language professor at St. John's University and associate director of the Plainview Chinese Cultural Center of Long Island, NY.

Remember to always keep your contact information current with PSA so that you don't miss out on any news. Please email any changes you may have to

Jimmy Wright, PSA, President

Visit the new Master Pastelist Gallery

To see a wrap up of the 2013 annual show, click here

You may order a CD of the entire exhibition
by email from the PSA office at

The 41st Annual award winners can be seen here

Classes & Workshops
To view our line-up of upcoming workshops please click here. Our workshops have been filling up quickly; so don't delay if you wish to attend! Click here for the ongoing PSA Class Schedules and click here for the 2013-14 Workshop and Classes brochure.

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