Update Oct 27th. This is not a correct post. Presented winners are from 2009 and new winners will be announced at the grand opening on Nov 5th. Sorry about this!!!
The Pastel Society of New Mexico has had juried exhibitions annually since 1991. Over the years the show has come to be regarded as one of the best in the USA, attracting artists from all over USA, as well as Canada and Europe. Judges and Jurors have included many of the best known pastel artists working today. The Society is having their prestigious 19th exhibition on November 5 – 28, 2010, at the Hispanic Arts Center at EXPO New Mexico in Alburquerque. Among the 2010 award-winners are Bill James, winner of first-place with Dancer in Red; Sarah Blumenschein, second-place winner for Reflections in a Copper Kettle; and Paul Murray, third-place winner for Monolith.
News via the Pastel Journal blog.