NEWS AND EVENTS
MASTER CLASSES IN MOSCOW
On 3-4 August Svetlana Cameron taught two portrait drawing workshops in Moscow by invitation of the National Pastel Society of Russia. The sold-out Master Classes were focused on Svetlana's signature 3-colour technique which she developed for rendering realistic skin tones in portraiture.
Due to popular demand further Master Classes with Svetlana are scheduled in Moscow and St Petersburg for autumn/winter 2019. To register you interest in Svetlana's future workshops in Russia please contact Yulia Dubinina at [email protected]
PORTRAIT 'EMILIA' BECOMES FINALIST IN ARC SALON IN USA
'Emilia', 40 x 30 cm, pastel on paper.
Svetlana's pastel portrait 'Emilia' has become a Finalist in the portrait category in the ARC 14th International Salon Competition - one of the most prestigious annual contests for realist painters. This year the ARC received over 4,300 entries from 73 countries.
'Emilia' is a privately commissioned portrait Svetlana created in her signature 3-colour technique for a family living in London.
All the winners and finalists will be published in the ARC Salon Competition Catalogue which will be co-published this year by ACC Art Books (formerly Antique Collector's Club) and ARC.
To view the competition results visit https://www.artrenewal.org/14thARCSalon/Home/Index
SVETLANA'S WORK IN NATIONAL TOURING EXHIBITION
London - Birmingham, UK
SGFA exhibition at the Bankside Gallery, London
Svetlana's pastel portrait of the world-famous ballerina Natalia Osipova, a Principal of the Royal Ballet, has been exhibited in two prestigious UK galleries as part of the SGFA Centenary Touring Exhibition. On 3-18 May selected members of the British national drawing society displayed their works at the RBSA Gallery in Birmingham. Then the show moved to the Bankside Gallery in London where it was open to visitors from 3 to 16 June.
SGFA is the only national society in the UK dedicated exclusively to drawing. Founded in 1919, the Society celebrates its 100th anniversary this year by hosting a series of exhibitions and events. For more information visit https://www.sgfa.org.uk
INTERVIEW IN PASTEL JOURNAL (USA)
Svetlana Cameron is featured in the special 20th anniversary February issue of Pastel Journal Magazine. A 6-page article titled "A Claccis Act" includes the artist's interview, a number of full colour reproductions of her work, and a step-by-step demonstration of her signature 3-colour technique.
SVETLANA CAMERON JUDGES INTERNATIONAL ART COMPETITION IN INDIA
In summer 2018 Svetlana Cameron was invited to be a member of the Expert Jury at the 9th Annual Art Competition organised by the Bindaas Art Group in India. The event took place during the last week of July. For more information and to view the competition catalogue visit www.bindaasart.com