The Great Lakes Pastel Society seeks to promote the use of pastels and increase the public awareness of creative pastel painting as a fine art medium.
The Great Lakes Pastel Society was established to:
(1) Promote, encourage and foster creative painting with pastels;
(2) Promote and encourage pastel artists in their professional growth and success;
(3) Promote instructive activities and exhibit opportunities to benefit pastel;
(4) Promote fellowship of pastel artists;
(5) Promote public awareness of pastels.