An enthusiastic promoter of the pastel medium, Robert K. Carsten is a master pastelist in the Pastel Society of America and a master circle pastelist in the International Assoc. of Pastel Societies. He is a member of numerous other Pastel Societies and is a contributing writer for the Pastel Journal and the Artist’s Magazine. Robert has participated in prestigious exhibitions nationally winning awards and prizes. His paintings were featured on the cover of and in the December, 2004 issue of Pastel Journal, in the Artist Magazine, American Artist’s Workshop Magazine, Pure Color/ The Best of Pastel by North Light Books, and in American Art Review,. He is a much sought-after art workshop instructor, national art exhibition and awards juror, demonstrator, and panelist.