The Pastel Journal

The Korean Pastel Artists Association’s 30th Annual Exhibition

Pastel hasn’t always been a popular medium for making art in Korea, but the Korean Pastel Artists Association (KPAA), founded in 1987, has been making steady progress on that front. The organization’s membership is on the rise, and its highly

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