2022 OPAL Workshop Schedule



OPAL Member Meeting Schedule

(All member meetings generally are on the first Thursday of month beginning at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

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SATURDAY, January 7, 2023 - 11am-1pm - Kevin Buckland (https://kevinbucklandart.com/)

  • Location:  COhatch Polaris, 1554 Polaris Pkwy., Columbus, OH 43240
  • Livestream for members should be available-link will be sent the day before the meeting

Saturday, February 4, 2023 -- 11 am - 1 pm - Kathryn Smithson (https://www.kathrynsart.space/) -- "Drawing animals"

  • Location:  COhatch Polaris, 1554 Polaris Pkwy., Columbus, OH 43240
  • Livestream for members should be available-link will be sent the day before the meeting


Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 6:00 - 8:30 pm -- Progressive Painting

  • Location: Worthington Library, 820 High St., Worthington, OH 43085 (Not CoHatch!)
  • Lay-out your subject beforehand, bring the photo, and bring your pastels and watch your painting come alive as all members contribute!  It is a fun evening with beautiful group works being created.


Thursday, April 6, 2023 - 6:00 - 8:30 pm -- Daylight Artists Collective Tour and Presentation (https://www.daylightartistcollective.com/)

  • Location: Daylight Artists Collective, 9 E College Ave, Westerville, OH  43081
  • No Livestream available for this meeting.


Thursday, May 4, 2023 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm -- Chris Ivers (https://www.christineiversartist.com/) - "Nocturnal pastel painting"

  • Location: Broad Street Presbyterian Church, 760 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43205
  • Free for OPAL Members
  • Non-members welcome for nominal fee ($10 at the door)
  • Pre-cursor to Chris' workshop on Friday and Saturday, May 5/6, 9:00-4:00 pm -- Workshop Information Here


June/July - No Meetings


Thursday, August 3, 2023 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm -- TBD

  • Location: TBD


Thursday, September 7, 2023 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm -- TBD

  • Location: TBD


Thursday, October 5, 2023 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm -- TBD

  • Location: TBD


Thursday, November 2, 2023 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm -- TBD

  • Location: TBD


Thursday, December 7, 2023 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm -- Christmas/Holiday Party

  • Location: TBD
  • Potluck and member painting swap

2022 OPAL Member Exhibition Schedule



OPAL; Ohio Pastel Artists League

Meeting/Event Locations

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