Annual Exhibition

Entries must be original,  and must be 80-100% colored pencil

Works must be original, and 80-100% colored pencil, according to CPSA International or Explore This! guidelines.

Artwork must be framed and ready to hang, utilizing wire for hanging. No sawtooth hangers permitted. Additionally, each piece must identified with a label attached to the upper right hand corner. (labels are provided on entry form) All artwork sold is subject to 20% commission. Artwork not for sale is also welcome. Entries must have been completed within three years of exhibition date. Concept of design and execution of artwork must be solely that of the artist, and completely original.  No reproductions please.

All Artists are welcome to participate

Any artists, 18 years or older, working in colored pencil is welcome to enter and need not be a member of the CPSA. Entry fees are $35.00 for CPSA members, and $45.00 for non-members. ​A check for the fee must accompany the entry form. Up to three pieces maybe submitted per entry. Monday, February 28th is the deadline for artists to submit with check payable to CPSA DC 119.

Artwork will be judged and cash awards given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place. A people’s Choice Award and four Honorable Mentions will also receive cash awards.

Registration Now Open for the 2022 CPSA DC119 17th Annual Colored Pencil Exhibition

Entries will be accepted through Monday, February 28, 2022.

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2021 Online Annual Exhibition

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2021 Annual Exhibition
Awards Presentation

Last Year’s Winners

First Place - Shequonor, David McGee

1st Place
Shequonor“, by David McGee


Second Place - Tye Dyed, David Neace

2nd Place
Tye Dyed, by David Neace

Third Place - We All See It, Ric Forney

3rd Place
We All See It, by Ric Forney