• Associations:

    *Master's Circle Signature Member- IAPS(International Association of Pastel Societies)

    *Signature Member- PSA (Pastel Society of America) New York, New York

    *Signature Member- PPSCC (Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod) Hyannis, Massachusetts

    *Signature Member- CPS (Connecticut Pastel Society) Meriden, Connecticut

    *Signature Member- DPS Degas Pastel Society Terrytown, Louisiana

    *Artist Member- PPS (Piedmont Pastel Society) Charlotte, North Carolina


    Leadership Positions:

    *2015-2017 Exhibitions Director of International Association of Pastel Societies Biennial Convention Albuquerque, NM

    *2017 Program Instructor at the International Association of Pastel Societies Biennial Convention Albuquerque, NM

    *2015-2016 President of Piedmont Pastel Society Charlotte, NC


  • Recent Solo Show:

    2016 MERGING MEDIUMS:AVISUAL COLLABORATION
    Bev's Fine Art Gallery Raleigh, North Carolina
    Representing Kurt A. Weiser/Fine Art Pastel Paintings Gallery Show April-May 2016.

    Representation:

    2017 Bev's Fine Art Gallery Raleigh, North Carolina
    Representing Kurt A. Weiser/Fine Art Pastel Paintings

    2017 Art Advice Fine Art, New York, NY
    Representing Kurt A. Weiser/Fine Art Pastel Paintings

    2017 Soho Myriad Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
    Representing Kurt A. Weiser/Fine Art Pastel Paintings


    Awards:

    2017 12th Biennial Convention of International Association of Pastel Societies-New Mexico
    Instructor/Demonstrator of "Create That "OMG" Factor With Your Painting" Program.

    2017 12th Biennial Convention of International Association of Pastel Societies-New Mexico
    International Juried Exhibition- “Northern Surf II” -Finalist for Jury of Selection into the Masters Circle Exhibition.

    2017 Connecticut Pastel Society 24th Annual "Renaissance In Pastel"- Waterbury, CT
    National Juried Exhibition "Valley Morning"|-Jury of Selection

    2017 6th North Carolina Statewide Pastel Show “On Common Ground” Charlotte, NC
    Statewide Juried Exhibition- “Portrait of Betula” -Won Dakota Art Award.

    2016 2nd China Biennial International Pastel Exhibition
    Event Dates: 10/22/2016 - 11/22/2016
    Location: Ming Gallery

    I am very happy to announce that I have been invited to participate in the 2nd China (Suzhou) Biennial International Pastel Exhibition as one of several pastel artists from around the world! This is a huge honor and I'm thrilled to be part of such an distinguished group of artists.

    My painting "Valley Pines" will be included in the exhibition which opens at the Ming Gallery of Art in Suzhou, China on October 22, 2016 and will run through November 22.
    From there the exhibition will continue at various galleries in China until October 2018.

    2016 Connecticut Pastel Society 23rd Annual "Renaissance In Pastel"- Waterbury, Connecticut
    National Juried Exhibition "Wild Lavender"-Won UART PAPER Award.

    2016 Degas Pastel Society 16th Biennial Exhibition- Hammond, Louisiana
    National Juried Exhibition-"Valley Birch"- Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2016 5th North Carolina Statewide Pastel Show “On Common Ground” Hickory, NC
    Statewide Juried Exhibition- “Valley Ridge (Diptych) and Climbing Vine” -Jury of Selection.

    2015 Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod "Pastels Only" Show Hyannis, MA
    National Juried Exhibition- “Valley Clearing”-Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2015 42nd Pastel Society of America Exhibition
    International Juried Exhibition - "Northern Surf II(Diptych)"- Won The Atlantic Paper Award

    2014 Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod "Pastels Only" Show Hyannis, MA
    National Juried Exhibition- “Northern Surf”-Won Merit Award

    2014 25st Annual International Association of Pastel Societies-Web Show
    International Juried Exhibition- “2 Main Street” -Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2014 Appalachian Pastel Society Annual Pastel Show Asheville, NC
    National Juried Exhibition- “Valley Pines” -Won Award of Merit

    2014 24th Annual International Association of Pastel Societies-Vose Gallery Boston, MA
    International Juried Exhibition- “Valley Pines” -Finalist for Jury of Selection

    2014 3rd Statewide Pastel Show “On Common Ground” Charlotte, NC
    Statewide Juried Exhibition- “Property Line” -Won Award of Merit

    2014 35th Annual Raleigh Fine Arts Exhibition-Raleigh, North Carolina
    Statewide Juried Exhibition- “Red Skies at Night”- Won Best In Show

    2014 Pastel Society of America
    Kurt achieved Signature Status with Pastel Society of America

    2013 22nd Annual International Association of Pastel Societies-Web Show
    International Juried Exhibition- “Valley Ridge-Diptyc” -Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2013 2nd Statewide Pastel Show “On Common Ground” Hickory, NC
    Statewide Juried Exhibition- “Red Skies at Night” -Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2013 41st Pastel Society of America Exhibition
    International Juried Exhibition - "The Valley Floor"- Won The Collectors Edition Purchase.

    2013 12th Annual International Association of Pastel Societies
    Achieved Signature status into the Master’s Circle.

    2012 29th The Artist Magazine Annual Art Competition
    International Juried Exhibition in all mediums- "Property Line"- Finalist/Landscape Category

    2012 21st Annual International Association of Pastel Societies-Web Show
    International Juried Exhibition- “Valley Floor” -Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2012 1st Statewide Pastel Show “On Common Ground” Raleigh, NC
    Statewide Juried Exhibition- “The Valley”- Won Cheap Joes Art Award

    2012 12th Annual International Association of Pastel Societies- Brea, California
    International Juried Exhibition- “Valley” -Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2012 3rd Annual Art Competition FTCC, Fayetteville, NC
    National Juried Exhibition in all mediums- "Warm Breeze"- Won Best in Show

    2012 Southeastern Pastel Society 15th International Show, Atlanta, Georgia
    international Juried Exhibition-“Red Skies at Night"-Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2012 Louisiana Art & Artists'Guild "42nd Annual River Road Show",Baton Rouge, LA
    National Juried Exhibition-“Thunder Hill" and "Property Line"-Finalists for Jury of Selection. "Property Line"-Winner of Award of Merit


    2011 Maryland Pastel Society "Shades of Pastel", Lorton, VA
    National Juried Exhibition-“Queen's Meadow"-Winner of Award of Merit

    2011 Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod "For Pastels Only", Cape Cod, MA
    National Juried Exhibition-“Ocean Star"-Finalist for Jury of Selection

    2011 Piedmont Pastel Society, Charlotte, NC
    Regional Juried Member Exhibition-“Thunder Hill"-Winner of The People’s Choice Award

    2011 Art League of Hilton Head, Hilton Head, SC
    National Juried Exhibition in all mediums-“Backlight”-Finalist for Jury of Selection

    2011 Tennessee Art League 46th Annual Central South Art Competition, Nashville, TN
    National Juried Exhibition in all mediums-"Property Line" won TAL Past Presidents Award.

    2011 2nd Annual Art Competition FTCC, Fayetteville, NC
    National Juried Exhibition in all mediums- "Autumn Color"- Finalists for Jury of Selection.

    2011 Pastel Society of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina
    Regional Juried Member Exhibition- "Property Line", "Heading Home" and "Climbing Vine"- Finalists for Jury of Selection.

    2010 Best of Worldwide Landscape Artists Volume I 2010, Kurt A. Weiser featured artist.

    2010 Juried in as a Signature Member with Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod

    2010 Artists in Pastel Blog Site, Kurt A. Weiser featured artist.

    2010 Marshfield Fair Art Competition, Marshfield, Massachusetts
    Regional Juried Exhibition in all mediums-"June Apricots" won First Place in The Botanical Art Category.

    2010 Degas Pastel Society 13th Biennial Exhibition- Hammond, Louisiana
    National Juried Exhibition-"Big Sky"- Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2010 Pastel Society of New Hampshire 2010 "It's Pastel"- Portsmouth, New Hampshire
    National Juried Exhibition-"Sonoma Sunrise"-Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2010 Connecticut Pastel Society 17th Annual "Renaissance In Pastel"- Waterbury, Connecticut
    National Juried Exhibition 2010-"Cedar Keys"-Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2010 Artist Magazine Wallpaper
    "Queen's Meadow" was chosen to represent the 2010 month of August as downloadable Desktop Wallpaper.

    2010 Horticulture Magazine 2011 Calendar Competition
    International Juried Competition in all mediums-"Autumn Color" winner to represent the month of November in the 2011 Horticulture Magazine Calendar.

    2010 34th Annual North River Arts Society "Festival of the Arts"- Marshfield, Massachusetts
    Juried Art and Sculpture Exhibition in all mediums- "Backlight"- Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2010 3rd Annual Scituate Art Association "Arts Alive" Show- Scituate, Massachusetts
    Juried Exhibition in all mediums- "Autumn Color", "Antiguan Beach" and "Cedar Keys" -"Autumn Color" won First Place in the Pastel/Drawing Category.

    2010 Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod "For Pastels Only" Show- S.Yarmouth, Massachusetts
    National Juried Exhibition- "Autumn Color" - Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2010 Pastel Painters of Maine 11th Annual "Pastels Only" Show- Kennebunk, Maine
    International Juried Exhibition- "Sunrise In Sonoma"- Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2010 Academic Artists Association 60th Art Competition- Springfield, Massachusetts
    National Juried Exhibition in all mediums-"The Pines" -Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2010 Richeson 75: Small Works Art Competition- Kimberly, Wisconsin
    International Juried Exhibition in all mediums- "Winter Shadows" and "Winter In June" -Finalists for Jury of Selection and will be on exhibit at the Richeson Gallery.

    2010 Pastel National- Wichita, Kansas
    National Juried Exhibition- "Enter Winter" -Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2010 Juried in as an Associate Member with The Copley Society of Art

    2010 Juried in as a Signature Member with Connecticut Pastel Society

    2010 7th Biennial International Visual Arts Center Show- Punta Gorda, Florida
    International Juried Exhibition all Mediums- "Antiguan Beach" and "Ocean Star" -Finalists for Jury of Selection.

    2009 15th Annual International Association of Pastel Societies Brea Gallery Show- Brea, California
    International Juried Exhibition- "The Pines" and “Climbing Vine” -Finalists for Jury of Selection. Kurt A. Weiser received 1 IAPS Master Circle* point bringing his total Master Circle* points to 3.

    2009 Richeson 75:Pastel 2010 Art Competition- Kimberly, Wisconsin
    International Juried Art Exhibition- "Morning Stretch", "March Into Spring" and "Guatamala Market" received a Meritorious Entry Award and will be included in The 2010 Richeson 75: Pastel 2010 Art Competition booklet.

    2009 UpStreamPeople.com 11th Painting, Drawing, Photography & Print Competition
    Juried Online International Art Exhibition in all mediums-"2 Main Street", "Antiguan Beach", "Big Sky", "Queen's Meadow", "The Pines"- Finalists for the exhibition.

    2009 North River Art Society Calendar Competition-Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts
    Juried Art Exhibition in all mediums- "Winter Calm"-Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2009 Plymouth Guild 42nd Annual Show, Plymouth, Massachusetts
    Juried Art Exhibition in all mediums- "Local Jamaica"-Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2009 Richeson 75: Landscape, Seascape & Architectural Art Competition- Kimberly, Wisconsin
    International Juried Exhibition in all mediums- "Water's Edge"- Finalist for Jury of Selection and will be on exhibit at the Richeson Gallery in Kimberly, Wisconsin.
    "Big Sky" and "Antiguan Beach" received a Meritorious Entry Award and will be included in The 2009 Richeson 75: Landscape, Seascape & Architectural Art Competition booklet.

    2009 Marshfield Fair Art Competition, Marshfield, Massachusetts
    Juried Exhibition / Pastel Medium- 1st Place Winner "Morning Mist"

    2009 14th Annual International Association of Pastel Societies Web Show
    International Juried Exhibition- "Big Sky"-Finalist for Jury of Selection.
    Kurt A. Weiser recieved 1 IAPS Master Circle* point bringing his total Master Circle* points to 2.

    2009 Pastel Society of New Hampshire National Juried Exhibition- Portsmouth, New Hampshire
    "It's Pastel" 2009- "The Beach"-Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2009 Connecticut Pastel Society 16th Annual National Juried Exhibition- Waterbury, Connecticut
    "Renaissance In Pastel" 2009- "Queen's Meadow"-Finalist for Jury of Selection.

    2009 The Artist's Magazine 26th Annual Competition
    International Juried Exhibition in all mediums- "Queen"s Meadow" was selected as a finalist in the Landscape/Interior category and will show in the December 2009 issue.

    2009 13th Annual International Association of Pastel Societies Competition- Santa Fe, New Mexico
    Juried Exhibition shown at the Ventana Art Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico in conjunction with the 2009 International Association of Pastel Societies Convention- Kurt A. Weiser recieved 1 IAPS Master Circle* point with "Queen's Meadow" as a finalist.

  • 2009 23rd Annual Northwest Pastel Society Competition-Tacoma, Washington

    Northwest Pastel Society International Juried Exhibition- "Queen's Meadow" and "Antiguan Beach" - Finalists "Queen's Meadow"- Winner of the President's Award of Excellence.

  • 2009 10th Annual Pastel Painters of Maine Competition- Saco, Maine

    Pastel Painters of Maine International Juried Exhibition- "Endless Road" -Finalist for Jury of Selection.

  • 2009 Projekt30 National Juried Art Competition- New York, New York

    2009 March Exhibit /All Mediums- Winners: "Reflection", "2 Main Street", "Work Horse", "June Apricots" and "Rose Dew 2", "A Stone For Dee Dee", "Morning Mist", "Autumn Warth", "Summer Rain", "Casper The Friendly Dog".

  • 2009 2nd Annual Scituate Art Association Competition- Scituate, Massachusetts

    Scituate Art Association Arts Alive! Juried Show- "The Beach" and "Queen's Meadow" -Finalist for Jury of Selection.

  • 2009 Projekt30 National Juried Art Competition- New York, New York

    2009 January Exhibit /All Mediums- Winners: "The Beach", "Ocean Star", "Heading Home", "Drop of Gold" and "Strawberry Faire"

  • 2008 11th Annual Hull Lifesaving Museum Art Competition- Hull, Massachusetts

    Juried Exhibition- "Sunset At Low Tide" and "Coastal Winter"-Finalists for Jury of Selection.

  • 2008 North River Art Society Calendar Competition-Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts

    2010 North River Art Society Calendar- "The Beach" - Winner to represent the month of July