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.

The Results are In

Honorable Mention - Time Flies, Debie Plumb

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2022 Online Annual Exhibition

This Year’s Winners

First Place - Shequonor, David McGee

Derwent Best of Show –
Danica Dreaming“, by John Middick


Second Place - Tye Dyed, David Neace

2nd Place Award of Excellence
Biniak, by Andrea Roberts

Third Place - We All See It, Ric Forney

3rd Place Robert Collins Award of Excellence
Beauty and the Bee, by Joan Hull