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Daggi Wallace, our guest judge for Get Dusty  February 2019 - Figure- people at work

Head shot from Art A La Mode gala Oct 2017 cropped

Born and raised in Berlin, Germany, and currently living near Los Angeles, CA, Daggi is an award winning painter specializing in contemporary realism and portraiture. She has reached the level of Eminent Pastelist of the International Association of Pastel Societies and Master Pastelist of the Pastel Society of America as well as Signature Status in several other arts organizations..
Her work has been shown at the National Arts Club and the Salmagundi Club in NYC, the Butler Institute of American Art, OH, and is in several permanent corporate collections. She has won numerous awards in national and international exhibitions and her work has been published in several magazines and books, including American Art Collector, Southwest Art, Professional Artist Magazine, International Artist Magazine, The Pastel Journal, Poets and Artists Magazine and Pratique Des Arts in France.
Internationally she has been selected to show her work at Atelier D’Artista, an International Art Symposium in Tuscany, Italy, the Pastel International Exhibition by Art du Pastel en France in Giverny, France, a year long traveling exhibition starting at the Ming Gallery in Suzhou, China, the Italian Pastel Society Pastellisti Italiani's first International Pastel Exhibition in Tivoli, Italy and several group shows in Germany.

Besides creating work for exhibitions and teaching workshops in her Camarillo studio, Daggi is available for portrait commissions and has a long list of clients throughout the U.S. and Europe.
www.daggistudio.com

 

Quiet Beauty IV pastel and acrylic 12x12inches by Daggi Wallace

Our Signature Member Lynn Howarth PGE wrote:`Thank you so much for inviting me to judge the Get Dusty. It took a long time to go through the entries and I would just like to say they were all of exceptionally high quality that it was extremly hard to make my final decision! But decisions had to be made and here are my top six. Congratulations to the winners and commiserations to the ones who didn´t make it this time. I hope this selection will inspire you all to keep on creating such beautiful work!

The winner of our Winter Get Dusty competition has been chosen; it is Marianne Holtermann with "Quiet Snowfall" Congratulations! Marianne wins a set of Premium Sanded Pastel Paper from our sponsor UART.

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Best of Get Dusty 2018 winners are ...Stephie Clark with her beautiful  "Café aut lait Floribunda" and Irina Orlova with her amazing "In the sunlight"!

Both got the same points which is well deserved! Gold medals as a logo for their website; certificates are on their way.

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Here it is; our Special Edition of the Pastel Scribbler! Meet  the winners of our Open Online Competition 2018 and read the judges' comments!