Pastel Artists of New Zealand


Membership Benefits

By becoming a PANZ member, you will:

  • Belong to a national organisation.

  • Receive the 'NZ Pastel Artist' journal 6 times a year,¬†full of interesting articles, helpful tips, sharing of works and views, news of upcoming exhibitions and competitions and the happenings of fellow pastellists around the country. All members are encouraged to contribute.

  • Be eligible to attend the Annual PANZ Convention, held in a different locality each year.

  • Be eligible to enter the Annual PANZ "Purely Pastel" National Exhibition.

  • Belong to a regional group; with the opportunity to enter local pastel exhibitions/shows, attend tutored workshops and demonstrations and share in any locally organised activities.

  • Have the opportunity to belong to a Postal Portfolio.

  • Have the opportunity to have your website listed for free.

  • Belong to an organisation affiliated with IAPS (International Association of Pastel Societies).

  • Be given a PANZ membership card for discounts at supporting art supply shops and web page designers.

  • The opportunity to gain a scholarship.

  • Work towards gaining recognised achievement awards.

  • The opportunity to participate in any IAPS ( International Association of Pastel Societies) exhibition

To join PANZ, complete the membership application information at this link, then forward your payment to

Pastels Artists of New Zealand
Wilson Lattey (Treasurer)
PO Box 248
Paraparaumu 5254

or direct credit to bank a/c 06-0601-0150506-00 (include name)

(Please make cheques out to Pastels Artist of New Zealand).