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Savvy Painter Podcast


October 31 – December 16, 2017
Art Insights: Sally Strand
Southern Utah University Museum of Art Solo Exhibition
351 West University Boulevard, Cedar City, Utah 84720

November 2, 2017
Visiting Artist Lecture and Student Workshops


September 5–30, 2017
45th PSA Annual Exhibition 2017: Enduring Brilliance
Pastel Society of America
National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

Awarded the Marge Levine Memorial Award for Inspirational Expression

BEGINNINGS
Pastel on paper


June 5 – June 11, 2017
The 4th Master Circle Exhibit International Association of Pastel Societies
Albuquerque, New Mexico

NAPSTER
Pastel on paper


May 2017
The Artist Magazine
“The Moment In-Between,” written by Robert Carsten, chronicles the heart-felt changes and struggles in my personal art journey of the last few years.

INTERVAL
Oil on canvas


April 9–30, 2017
Autry Museum of the American West
California Art Club 106th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, California 90027

see video, Jean Stern on Sally Strand at the Autry Museum

 

WINDOW
Pastel on paper

ORANGE BRANCH
Oil on canvas board


March 4 – August 27, 2017
Reception: March 25, 2017, 5–8 pm
Artist Alliance at the Museum 2017
Oceanside Museum of Art
704 Pier Way
Oceanside, California 92054

NEIGHBOR, BACKYARD
Oil on canvas


February 3 – March 26, 2017
Epitaphs — what dreams may come
Inland Empire Museum of Art
Opening Reception: February 18, 2017, 2–5 pm Closing Reception: March 26, 2–5 pm

 

UNION STATION, TRACK 5
Pastel on paper


October 22 – November 22, 2016
One of ten PSA Master Pastelists invited to represent Pastel Society of America at the
2nd China (Suzhou) Biennial International Pastel Exhibition
Ming Gallery of Art ( Suzhou City, China )

MAN WITH SUSPENDERS, BLUE HAT
Pastel on paper


December 2016 – June 2017
International Association of Pastel Societies
Twenty-Ninth Juried Exhibition
The 2016 Webshow

 

 

 

LOSE NO TIME
Pastel on paper


September 22 – October 22, 2016
New Works: Sally Strand
Solo Exhibition
Telluride Gallery of Fine Art

Reception October 6, 5–8pm
130 East Colorado Avenue
Telluride, CO 81435
Phone: 970-728-3300
Email: info@telluridegallery.com

STROLLER
Oil on canvas


September 6 – October 1, 2016
44th PSA Annual Exhibition: Enduring Brilliance!
Pastel Society of America
National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003

 

NAPSTER
Pastel on paper


August 1, 2016 – January 20, 2017
Epitaphs — what dreams may come
Biola University
13800 Biola Avenue
La Mirada, California 90639

 

UNION STATION, TRACK 5
Pastel on paper


February 6 – February 27, 2016
Reflections on Home, Housing, Shelter
Q Art Salon
Reception February 6, 7–10 pm

205 N. Sycamore Street
Santa Ana, California 92701
Contact: info@qartsalon
Phone: 714-835-8833

NEIGHBOR, BACKYARD
Oil on canvas


January 25, 2016
Demo Laguna Woods Art Association, Laguna Woods, California


November 8, 2015
Demo San Clemente Art Association, San Clemente, California


Purchased for the John Brown University Permanent Collection

November 5 – December 15, 2015
Strokes of Genius:
JBU’s Pastel Invitational Exhibition
John Brown University
200 West University Street
Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761

KARI
Pastel on paper

 

October 30 – November 8, 2015
Les Pastellistes International Exhibition — American Masters Guest Artist
20th Anniversary Celebration, Pastel Society of Eastern Canada
Montreal, Canada


October 8, 2015
Demo — Fallbrook Art Association, Fallbrook, California

 

October 10, 2015 – January 3, 2016
Artists Walk-through, Dec. 8, 6–8:30 pm
Art Alliance at the Museum
Oceanside Museum of Art
704 Pier Way
Oceanside, California 92054

WINDOW
Pastel on paper


September 21, 2015
Visiting Artist, AP Studio Art Program, Millburn High School
Millburn, New Jersey

 

Savoir-Faire/Sennelier Award

September 8 – 26, 2015
Pastel Society of America
43rd Annual Exhibition
Enduring Brilliance
The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY

 

KARI
Pastel on paper


July 2 – September 30, 2015
30 Year Retrospective
Telluride Gallery of Fine Art
130 East Colorado Avenue
Telluride, Colorado 81435

WARM DAY
Pastel on paper


June 14–July 12, 2015
All MFA Exhibit

Laguna Art Museum
Laguna Beach, California
Reception June 13, 6–9 pm

VACATION (detail)
2014


May 3–May 31, 2015
Rising Stars
MFA ’15 Graduate Exhibition
Laguna College of Art and Design
Q Art Salon
205 N Sycamore Street, Santa Ana, California
Reception May 2, 6 – 9 pm

SHOWER
Oil on canvas


April 2015
Artists on Art Digital Magazine
The publisher of Artists on Art Magazine asked me to contribute an article for the Spring 2015 issue. My article, “Familiar” contains my thoughts and ideas regarding my paintings for the MFA exhibition.

INTERVAL
Oil on canvas


Drawing 365, Sketching 365 2015
Drawing 365: Tips and Techniques to Build Your Confidence and Skills
I am honored to have my paintings, drawings and sketches featured in this new book by Katherine Tyrrell. Published in the UK as “Sketching 365: Build Your Confidence and Skills with a Tip a Day” (and with different covers), it is available on Amazon.

2016 CRITIQUES ProArtCritique Sally Strand is featured on a new website, “ProArtCritique.” On this site, an artist may have their art critiqued by a professional artist for a nominal fee. If you would like some professional, objective feedback regarding your work or a second opinion about a particular painting check out this website — grow as an artist with these insightful critiques.

July 14–August 30, 2014
Pastel Society of Colorado
10th Anniversary Celebration
Guest Artist
Denver, Colorado

APPLES WITH FIGS
Pastel on paper


June 7–June 29, 2014
LCAD MFA ’14 Exhibit

Laguna Art Museum
Laguna Beach, California

FRONT PAGE
Oil on board

 

May/June 2014
Today’s Masters, “A Bouquet for Spring”
Fine Art Connoisseur

 

PERSIMMON WITH PEARS
Pastel on paper


14_ArtistsMag_CompetitionSpotlight May 2014
Competition Spotlight, Sally Strand
The Artist’s Magazine

First Place, Juror’s Award

April 26–May 16, 2014
Pastel Society of Southern California
Member Exhibition

Manhattan Beach, California

 

THE LETTER
Pastel on paper

   

n_PJ_StandingOut April, 2014
5th Annual Pastel 100 Competition
Juror/Judge
Portrait and Figure Category
Pastel Journal
Standing Out In The Crowd

Artists_CompSpotlight February 2014
Excite with White
Pastel Journal

2013
Maggie Price Award of Excellence
International Association of Pastel Societies

Twenty-Third Juried Exhibition 2013

KARI
Pastel on paper


2013
Kent Art Association Award
Pastel Society of America
41st Annual Exhibition: Enduring Brilliance
National Arts Club, NY

WINDOW
Pastel on paper


2013
International Biennial of Pastel Painting in Spain
Guest of Honor, USA Delegation
ASPAS – Pintores Pastelistas Espanoles November 21 – December 8, 2013 Oviedo, Spain

2013
Les Pastellistes du France Festival International du Pastel Guest of Honor, Pastel Society of America Masters
June 29 – September 1, 2013 Feytiat, Limousin, France