Announcing my exhibition in November 2017
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The word Hamburgensien derives obviously from the word Hamburg and is well known to people who live in Hamburg. It describes paintings or lithographs that show something that relates to to Hamburg.     Related Posts Frozen, 5×5 inch, Oil … Read More

Exhibition: At the shore
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Exhibition at the Galery Levin, Holm-Seppensen Exhibition opened from 5th til 19th November 2016: Monday to Friday — 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Samstags und Sonntags — 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Vernissage Samstag, 5. November, 3 p.m. Kunstraum Galerie … Read More

Exhibition Pastel En Perigord in France
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I feel very honored to have been asked to exhibit along 104 international artist and 312 paintings on the show. I participate with three pastel paintings, one of them from my harbor series. In the dock, 20×20cm, Pastel, 2016 Astrid … Read More

My shop is back
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Unfortunately to quite complicated German laws right now anybody who orders from outside of Germany can’t use my shop. I ’m working on that to fix it. If you’re interested in a painting of mine you have to contact me … Read More

Exhibition Elbschlossresidenz Hamburg
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From the 18th of January I am part of a group exhibition at the Elbschlossresidenz in Hamburg, beginning with a private view at 5.p.m. I will be represented with 10 of my smaller works as pictured above. Those are all … Read More

I paint »live« at the gallery
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This will be one of the rare opportunities to watch me painting in puplic. So if you are interested in how I create my pastel paintings come to the gallery in November. Tuesday to Saturday (November 4th – 8th) from … Read More

New paintings at Gallery Chaco
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The summer exhibition is on at the Galerie Chaco in Hamburg. I am represented with ten paintings from my Hamburg Harbor series and from the North Sea. Photograph: © Marc Volquardsen, 2014 The large Tripty is now waiting for a … Read More

Gallery Chaco in Hamburg
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I am very happy to tell you that I now have a new gallery representation in Hamburg, Galerie Chaco. It’s located right in Hamburg in the district Ottensen. I can hardly believe my luck that my pastels are shown in … Read More

Daler-Rowney Award at the Pastel Society UK Exhibition
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Well, well, well. Where to start after this exciting afternoon with the opening of the annual exhibition of the Pastel Society UK in the Mall Galleries in London. It was such a surprise and honour to find out that I … Read More

Pastel Society UK exhibition at the Mall Galleries London
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I am pleased to inform you that I have been accepted for the annual exhibition of the Pastel Society UK in the Mall Galleries in London. After I had made it through the online preselection, I went to London this … Read More

Pastel Journal Bronze Medal Award
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Blick zum Meer II, 30 x 125 cm, 2012 Pastel Journal Bronze Medal Award © Astrid Volquardsen sold I am proud to announce that I was awarded the bronze medal in the 14th Pastel 100 competition for my painting »View … Read More

Feature in the Pastel Journal
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»Home at Sea«, Pastel Journal 08/2011 (c) The Pastel Journal I am very happy to let you know that my work is featured in the current issue of the Pastel Journal (August 2011). The interviews with the diverse pastel artists … Read More

Interview in the Pastelscribbler
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Looking for something to read on a Sunday morning? Well, I might have something for your: The Pastel Guild of Europe had asked me to answer some questions for their newsletter. The February issue can now be downloaded. Grab a … Read More