Associated Pastelists On the Web (APOW)
Juried organization of pastelists that provides critiques, demonstrations of techniques, and examples of portraits, landscapes, and still lifes created by its members.
Mid America Pastel Society
Nonprofit Midwest painting society that meets regularly to hold workshops, exhibitions, paint-outs, classes, competitions, and promote pastel artists and their artwork.
Pastel Society of America
Oldest pastel society in the United States. Promotes the use of the pastel medium through exhibitions, workshops, and classes.
Pastel Society of Colorado
Seeks to promote the art of pastel painting through regular meetings that feature educational presentations and demonstrations by respected artists.