Regular CMPS Members will be allowed to have one piece in Member's Gallery on the CMPS website, with their name, email and link to their website if they have one.
Regular Members will receive Member rates for CMPS Workshops, Classes and Events and the ability to participate in CMPS Members Only Shows and Events.
Regular CMPS Members can participate in all CMPS events with the exception of CMPS Signature Member Events.
Dues are due by 1/1.
Dues are not pro-rated.
Signature CMPS Membership is $45 annually.
Signature Members are entitled to the same benefits as Regular CMPS Members as well as the following;
Signature Members will be allowed to have up to five images in the Signature Members's Gallery on the CMPS website, with their name, email and link to their website.
Ability to participate in CMPS Signature Members Only shows.
The right to use the CMPS designation after their signature.
There are three ways to attain Signature CMPS Membership;
1. CMPS Signature status is awarded once a member has received awards in three of the Central Mass Pastel Society’s National juried shows.
2. A member can submit digital images in October, no later than October 31, for review by the Society’s Signature Committee in November. The Society will respond to all Signature Membership applicants with a decision, via email, no later than November 15th of that current year. Submissions for anonymous signature panel review should be sent to CMPSSignatureReview@hotmail.com. Subject line should be CMPS Signature and your name. Please include 5 images of your work, along with your name, ph #, email address, title and size of the painting. Work does not need to be of the same subject matter but should be consistent in caliber.
3. **If a member can provide proof of Signature Status with three other Pastel Societies they will be awarded CPMS Signature Status.
Why join the Central Mass Pastel Society?
- To network with fellow pastelists! We strive to make this an active group, with plenty of opportunity to share tips and techniques and offer support and motivation to one another.
- To take advantage of locally hosted workshops, classes and pastel painting related events! Having world class workshops, classes and events offered locally saves time, effort and money.
- To gain exposure through the CMPS website and at CMPS sponsored shows and events.
- Access to professional advice and critiques from fellow CMPS artists and guest artists.
- Ability to participate in CMPS Members Only shows.
- A chance to be part of something bigger, with people who share the same passion - pastel painting!
Joining is easy but please review the info below BEFORE selecting your membership.
Prefer to mail in your application?
ANNUAL DUES - The buttons below can be used to pay annual dues as well. Please select the applicable dues. If you are not sure if your membership is current please email; firstname.lastname@example.org .