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Pastel Jellyfish
Pastel Workshop: Kingston Cultural Council and the Kingston Parks & Recreation Department offers The Jellyfish. Inspired Pastel Painting Workshop on Zoom For Adults and Teens.  This is a pastel painting workshop designed for both sheer beginners to advanced participants. 

Pre-registration is required. Deadline for registration is  May 8th, in order to receive materials in time. 
Materials are included and participants will be notified when to pick them up.   All will keep their pastel paintings using Maichack’s pastels, paper, and pastel pencils presented . This program will be held via Zoom.  The Zoom link will be e-mailed to all participants prior to the start of the program. 

Instructor: Award-winning pastel artist Gregory John Maichack
     Artist Gregory John Maichack lives in western Holyoke. He is a portraitist and painter working primarily in pastels. Winner of the Award of Merit from the Bennington Center for the Arts: Impressions of New England Show 2003, he also was awarded the Savoir-faire Pastel Award from the Great Lakes Pastel Society. Maichack was commissioned by Westfield State College to paint the pastel portrait of the past president of Westfield State University, Doctor Frederick Woodward, which was unveiled at the dedication of the Woodward Center; and pastel painted dictionary great Charles Merriam, unveiled by Merriam-Webster Co. at Merriam-Gilbert Library. He has been in many national juried shows and was awarded numerous Massachusetts Cultural Council grants. In addition to portraiture, his still lifes and landscapes are represented by galleries from Kennebunkport, Maine to San Francisco, California. Maichack is accepting requests to do various commissions to do pastel paintings. Please e-mail Mr. Maichack at Visit his new web site at
     Maichack has been a faculty member of the Museum Studio School in the Fine Arts Museum Quadrangle in Springfield, MA; and taught at Holyoke and Greenfield Community Colleges, Westfield State University, East Works, the MFA, Boston, and The Guild, Northampton. Maichack’s pastel paintings have been selected twice for the Annual National Exhibition of the Academic Artists Association and as a result Maichack was invited to be a member of this prestigious organization.
“This program is supported in part from a grant from the Kingston Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Pastel Workshop-The Jellyfish 
16 - 99 N/A Tu  06/06/2023
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Via Zoom
$10.00 Res, $20.00 Non-Res
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