Education, community, and exposure for artists who work in colored pencil


Explore This! 14 Exhibition

Carmichael EXPY BOS ET14 PrincessHeartStrings 250x490
Princess Heart Strings, Amber Carmichael
EXPY & CPSA Great Explorations Best of Show Award
Explore This! 14

Call for EntrIES

26th Annual International Exhibition

Gylling BFFsSaveTheElephants 2017
BFFs—Save the Elephants, Gemma Gylling, CPSA
Best of Show and CIPPY Award, 25th Annual International Exhibition

The CPSA International Exhibition is an annual juried gallery exhibition exclusively for works done in 100% colored pencil. It is held in a different city each year to provide more people the opportunity to enjoy colored pencil as a fine art medium. This year it will be held at the Bridgeport Art Center in Chicago. Awards include a $5,000 Best of Show and CIPPY Award.
Entries close March 31. Download the prospectus.

2018 CPSA Convention Coming to Chicago

Our 26th annual convention will be held from August 1–4 in Chicago. Registration is now open! Download the convention PDF for details or go to the convention information page from the “more” button below.  

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Smolko Ashley AP RecliningFigure
Ashley (AP, Reclining Figure)
John Smolko, CPSA, CPX