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Tag: Distinguished Pastelist

Gerald Boyd, PSWC-DP

In the Beginning Gerald Boyd became interested in art as a career when, as a schoolboy, he won a statewide contest in Oregon for a pencil portrait of his grandfather. By his mid teens, he began using pastels and with the limited set he owned, gained some notoriety for portraits of fellow classmates and the principal of his high school in the San Fernando Valley. Upon graduation, Jerry secured a position as an apprentice pictorial artist with a billboard company in Los Angeles and, for five years, was sent to private fine art classes with an academic teacher one evening…

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Tina Moore, PSWC-DP

As a realistic artist Tina has always sought to capture the warmth and vibrancy of life. Most importantly she loves playing with color, and because of that pastels are by far her favorite media. Tina has works in many private collections throughout the United States and Canada and has done commissions for a variety of organizations. She is an award winner in local, regional, national and international shows, including several Best of Show Awards. She was accepted into the Pastel Society of America’s annual show in New York City this year and has received six awards in The Pastel Journal’s annual…

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