Sunday, November 15, 2009

Tonight's the Deadline!

Tonight at 11:59 PM Mountain Time is the deadline for entering the Explore This! 6 show. Don't be left out. Entry information in the posting below and at the website.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

CPSA News for November 2009

Explore This! 6 Deadline - Nov 15th - No shipping required!
Helpful Links:

We can hear your pencils creating those final strokes! Don’t forget to send in your entry for the Explore This! 6 Online Exhibition. Entries need to be in by November 15th. Believe it or not, that date is very nearly here. Entry is accomplished through the CaFe or website. There is helpful guidance at the website and we have helpful documents available at Awards are available and a new signature status has been established--only two of the good reasons to enter your mixed media colored pencil artwork. The exhibition will be on line starting February 1, 2010 and will continue until January 31, 2011. This is a great opportunity to have your work viewed by thousands of art lovers. You can see the online Explore This! 5 at to see what was entered in the previous year.

New CPSA District Chapter Welcomed

CPSA welcomes a new chapter, DC 123 Springfield, IL. The President of this new chapter is Tiffany Beane-Jones. You can contact Tiffany at

To The Point - CPSA Magazine Fall Winter issue now in production.

The beautiful magazine/newsletter of the organization is soon to be on its way to you if you are a member of CPSA. This issue will include information relevant to exhibitions and operation of the organization, and interesting articles. The magazine’s editor is Vera Curnow, the Founder of CPSA, and her editorials are always interesting, informative, and often humorous. This issue will include images of the accepted entries and award winners from the 17th Annual Exhibition in Atlanta, GA this past summer.

We're always interested in our members' news and look for their tips, tricks and techniques. Send your submission to Vera at

New Product Research Director

Sarah Becktel of New Jersey is now on the job as our Product Research Director. She takes over the reins from Betsy Holster who held the position for 4 years. The Product Research Director is our very important liaison with manufacturers and has the information regarding lightfastness ratings. Welcome, Sarah!

Upcoming: The prospectus for the 18th annual exhibition will be available after November 30th.