Central Coast Pastel Spring 2019 Exhibit

MORRO BAY — California Central Coast Pastel Society is proud to present its first-ever Spring Open Exhibition, Two Worlds Meet: Living Together Along the Shore, hosted by the Museum of Natural History in Morro Bay. 

This special event is a juried art exhibition within the beautiful setting of Morro Bay State Park.

The show features a collection of exceptional pastel paintings by talented artists who have been selected from entries around the United States.

Award-winning artist, Dotty Hawthorne, is serving as juror/judge for the exhibit.

Hawthorne works in pastel, oil and watercolor.  She was represented by and recently was co-owner of The Gallery at the Network in San Luis Obispo. Her paintings have been featured in nationally distributed publications. She is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of the West Coast and has paintings included in the permanent collection of the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, Marian Hospital in Santa Maria, and SESLOC in San Luis Obispo. For more information, about Hawthorne, visit her website at https://dottyhawthorne.com/.

The theme of this exhibit captures the essence of life along the Central Coast, from coastal mountains to the valleys and dunes between Oso Flaco and San Simeon. Subjects include a broad range of natural and cultural history exploring our place in the world.

Whether you visit this extraordinary exhibit to experience the beauty of nature or to purchase a work of art representing the area, you are in for a delight. Two Worlds Meet: Living Together Along the Shore will be on display from April 3 through May 31. 

A special Meet the Artist reception will be held on Saturday, April 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

Admission to the Natural History Museum is a fee of $3 for adults 18 and older.  Children are free.


WHAT:  Two Worlds Meet: Living Together Along the Shore

WHEN: April 3 to May 31, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

RECEPTION: Saturday, April 6, 1 to 4 p.m.

WHERE: Morro Bay State Park Museum of Natural History, 20 State Park Rd., Morro Bay

COST: $3 Adults, Children 17 and younger free

CONTACT:  [email protected]

WEBSITE: www.3CPS.org


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