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

Explore This! 14 Selections Announced

Congratulations to the 72 artists whose work has been selected for Explore This! 14. View the list. On February 1, the show and winners will be presented. Watch this space! 

Call for Entry

26th Annual International Exhibition

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

This non-juried online competition is open to CPSA members and non-members, signature and non-signature artists. 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.  


2017 ArtSpectations Winners

Frein LostMuse AS2017
Lost Muse, Tracy Frein, CPSA, CPX
JohnsonS ShedALittleLight AS2017
Shed a Little Light, Sonja Johnson

ArtSpectations—This online exhibition is the only CPSA show with no “jurying-in” process. The 2018 competition will open for entries on May 1.  

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