Pastel Painting by Barbara Traficonte

Selected for PPOM International Exhibit

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A pastel painting by award winner, Barbara Traficonte, WMAG, Main Street Gallery and the Matolcsy Art Center in Norway, Maine, has been selected for the 16th annual  international exhibit of “Pastels Only” hosted by the Pastel Painters of Maine. The opening reception is Friday, June 5, at the Portland Public Library/Lewis Gallery. An awards reception is slated for June 27 from 4-6 pm. All are invited to attend.

Barbara Traficonte Demonstrates Passion for Pastels

Barbara Traficonte was the guest artist at the recent PPOM Pemaquid Retreat attended by 25 artists, where she demonstrated her award-winning techniques in the fine art of pastel painting.

Barbara will be teaching beginning and intermediate course in pastels at the Matolcsy Art Center in Norway. See details under A Brush with Art”.