2017 Workshops

"Looking for Love.com"

Pastel on Board, 24" x 18


Upcoming Demonstration:

Friday, June 9, 2017

NightScape Pastel Demo

IAPS Convention, NM

Register at:



Pre-registration required.


For more information about any of the following workshops please
call Chris: 203-645-6779.




September 6-9, 2017

Mount Vernon, WA

Four-Day NightScape Workshop


Dakota Art Center

Contact: 888/345-0067 (ext 5)


All of the following workshops

are NightScape Workshops.


Explore the world of pure pigment on handmade boards that make painting an exhilarating experience for any pastelist! Workshops are available for students of all levels. Enjoy painting and learning in a relaxed atmosphere with demos and critiques included and an emphasis on composition, drawing and color temperature. Chris will also share over 40 years of art direction experience to teach you how to take better reference photos to work from or to submit for digital competition entry. Work on your own surface or Chris’s hand made black boards which will be for sale at the workshops for nominal fees.

June 8, 2017
Albuquerque, NM

One-Day NightScape Workshop at IAPS


This will be held at the International Association of Pastel Society's convention at the Hotel Albuquerque.


Online Registration



October 19-22, 2017 Portsmouth, NH

Four-Day NightScape Workshop


E.W. Poore Framing Inc.

Manchester, NH 03101

Contact: Nancy Johnson, 603/203-1968 or



November 6-9, 2017

Little Rock, AR

Four-Day NightScape Workshop


Contact: Sheliah Halderman


January 9-13, 2017
New Canaan, CT

Four-Day NightScape Workshop


Silvermine School of Art

Contact: Shannon,
203/966-6668, ext. 10

or www.silvermineart.org

Medford, Oregon Workshop! Yes, that's Richard in the foreground taking my workshop! Loved every minute working with these fine artists!

Students in Ellicot City, Maryland. What a great group this was!

The Pochelon Painters in Sunapee, NH

One of many happy painters from my Avon, CT Workshop.

All three pics above are from a wonderful workshop in Manchester, CT

This was taken on the Ring of Kerry, Ireland where we toured this beautiful country of my husband's ancestry. Spectacular landscape!

The three above are from Hudson River Valley Art Workshops. What fun!


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