Joe's entry "Running on Air" was accepted into this year's Pastel Society of America's 42nd Annual Open Exhibition and has earned him the "Pastel Society of New Hampshire Award" and qualified him to become a "Signature Member" in the PSA. This is Joe's third time he has been accepted into this prestigious national exhibition. Each year this national exhibition draws in 1222 entries from artists from all over the USA of which approximately 182 paintings were juried into the show. From the group of accepted entries, 62 received awards. The show "Enduring Brilliance!" is hanging at The Grand Gallery, National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY, September 2 - September 27, 2014.