Missions and Goals

Founded in 1990, the Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA) is a nonprofit organization for colored pencil enthusiasts working to promote colored pencils as a fine art medium by sponsoring exhibitions and workshops, being involved in product research, and educating the public in general.

The organization strives to elevate the medium, educate others about it, and encourage innovation with its use. Some of the ways CPSA works to gain recognition for colored pencil include:

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Hydrangea-scape #2 Last Blush, John Ursillo, CPSA