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RITA KIRKMAN has been using pastel since she was 11 years old. Her work is defined by light, color and composition, and since 2003 has consistently won major awards in national and international competitions. She is a Signature member of the Pastel Society of America and a member of the Master Circle of the International Association of Pastel Societies. Her work is in public and private collections all over the world, including the U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, Africa and Australia. In recent years she has become a popular workshop instructor.

Coming up in November: An All-Inclusive 4 day Pastel Workshop with Rita Kirkman. November 13-16, 2017 at Creekhaven Inn, a luxury artist retreat in historic Wimberley, TX.
A single price includes tuition, lodging, meals and wine in a limited and intimate workshop environment.

View Rita's award winning paintings and more workshop info at