Your Pastel Today™ Editorial Team

Eric Rhoads

Pastel Today Publisher & CEO

Eric Rhoads is a studio and plein air painter, and makes his living as publisher of Plein Air magazine, Fine Art Connoisseur magazine, and several other popular brands.

He has a blog and series of videos on art marketing, hosts the Plein Air Podcast, and leads groups of artists on Publisher’s Invitationals.

He lives in Austin, Texas. Eric also writes a popular newsletter called “Sunday Coffee.”

Gail Sibley

Pastel Today Editor-in-Chief

Currently residing in Victoria, Canada, top pastelist Gail Sibley was raised in the sunshine of Jamaica. Her artistic parents encouraged her art in those formative years, just as the Caribbean influenced her palette.

She has a BFA from the University of Manitoba and MA in Art History from Queen’s University. In 2002, Gail was awarded Signature Membership in the Pastel Society of America (PSA).

Offered in galleries in Grand Cayman and Canada, Gail’s vibrant pastel work includes plein air (both rural and urban), still life, abstracts and figures. Her paintings can be found in private and corporate collections all over the world.