Pastel Art

About

b. 1986, HK.

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Some of the most enjoyable times of my life have been in out-of-doors. It's not always the most spectacular landscapes that draw my attention, but the ordinary things like the edge of a marshy meadow, or invitation of a trail turning the corner or leading uphill. It is my perception of the meadow or trail at a particular moment that I want to express to the viewer. This ability to capture and pass on through my pastel art, using texture and color, is a challenge always before me. - Evelyn

 Awards

  • Award of Excellence, Sierra Pastel Society International Show, 2010

  • Best of Show, Sierra Pastel Society, Signature Member Show, 2009

  • Award of Merit, Pastel Society of the West Coast, Member Show, 2007

List of Shows

  • Sierra Pastel Society, International Exhibition, Placerville, 2010

  • Stockton Art League, Haggin Muesum 2010

  • Pastel Society of the West Coast, open international, Los Gatos 2010

  • Los Gatos Museum annual open juried show 2010

  • Naglee Park Artists Open Studios, San Jose 2010

  • Sierra Pastel Society, Signature Member Show, Placerville, 2009

  • Naglee Park Artists Open Studios, San Jose 2009

  • Group Shows, Ellington and Hillview Libraries, San Jose 2009

  • Sierra Pastel Society, International Exhibition, Placerville, 2008

  • Pastel Society of the West Coast, member show, Modesto, 2007 (Award of Merit)

  • KALEID Gallery, San Jose, 2007

  • MACLA Gallery, San Jose, group show, 2007

  • WORKS/San Jose, Member Exhibition, 2007

  • Visions of Guadalupe, 2nd Annual Collective Art Exhibit, Santa Cruz, 2006

  • Monsieur Beans of Willow Glen, solo exhibit, San Jose, 2006

  • Sierra Pastel Society, 6th International Exhibition, Placerville, 2006

  • Los Gatos Museum annual open juried show 2006

  • Pastel Society of the West Coast, International Open Exhibition, San Luis Obispo, 2005

  • Comerica Bank, Group Show, San Jose, 2005

  • Gallery Blu, Valentine Gala, San Jose, 2005

  • Peninsula Open Studios, 2004

  • Two Painter Exhibit, Mayor's reception room, San Jose, 2004

  • Sierra Pastel Society, Fall Member Show, Auburn, 2004

  • South Bay Art Momentum, 2004

  • Pastel Society of the West Coast,International Open Exhibition, 2004

  • Silicon Valley Open Studios, 2004

  • Pastel and Watercolor show, Mirror Pond Gallery, Bend, Oregon

  • Peninsula Open Studios, 2003

  • Sierra Pastel Society, International Exhibit, 2003, Placerville

  • Northwest Pastel Society,17th International Exhibit 2003, Seattle, 2003

  • Hummingbirds and Their World, UC Santa Cruz, 2003

  • Pastel Society of the West Coast, Member Show, 2002

  • 5th Annual Images of Filoli Fine Art Exhibit, 2002

  • Coyote Valley Painters' group show, 2002

  • Santa Cruz Art League national open juried show, "The American Landscape", 2002

  • Silicon Valley Open Studios, 2002

  • "Pastels in Light", 10th Bi-Annual Associate Membership Show, 2001; Pastel Society of the West Coast

  • Triton Museum Biennial Statewide Competition and Exhibition: Pastels, 1999

  • Pastel Alliance group show, 1998

  • Los Gatos Museum annual open juried show 1998

Contact Evelyn

(408) 590-6314

uc1delgado@ix.netcom.com

Commissions welcome

Background

Evelyn Delgado spent her childhood in State Parks in northern California. It was here in redwood forests, oak-studded Sierra foothills, and beach-side grasses that she learned the pace of nature as it progressed through the seasons. Each season has its own beauty, and she found, even as a child drawing with crayons, that she wanted to capture this beauty and rhythm.

After raising a family and spending years working in the technology sector in San Jose, Evelyn had time to get back to her childhood dreams of creating fine art. No crayons this time; it was natural to pick up pencils, charcoal, and then pastels. Through art lessons, workshops, and individual studies, she's gained skill and techniques to express her connection with the nature and the land.

The artist belongs to the following art organizations:

  • Signature Member, Sierra Pastel Society

  • Signature Member, Pastel Society of the West Coast