Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Opportunities and Reminders

UKCPS CALL TO ARTISTS  - Deadline June 11, 2011
Our friends in the UK are having their Tenth Annual Open International Exhibition.  Both pure coloured pencil and mixed media are welcome for this event.  The exhibit will be at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster, London.  Details can be found at or contact
CPSA Top of the Lines Fundraiser Raffle – Buy your tickets now!
Again this year, CPSA is offering great prizes.  You have a chance to win 1 of 8 great prizes.  Our CPSA member companies have provided their Top of the Line products.  This includes a Caran d’Ache Luminance lightfast pencils, Chartpak/Koh-i-Noor Polycolor Art Set,, Coloursoft Pencils, Faber-Castell, Albrecht Durer Watercolor Pencils, Dixon Ticonderoga/Lyra Set of pencils, Prismacolor New Premier Soft Core Pencils and, from Ester Roi, an Icarus Drawing Board.   The drawing will be held at the Membership Meeting on July 14, 2011.  You do not need to be present to win.
DVD of CPSA Exhibitions of 2011
Again we will be producing a DVD of the two shows sponsored by CPSA this year—Explore This! 7 Online Exhibition and the CPSA19th Annual International Exhibition. The DVD can be ordered on line or by check at the website.

It’s time to make sure that you have your hotel and workshop reservations in place.  The deadline for the CPSA Special Hotel rate is Monday, June 20th, and the number of rooms at that price is limited.  The hotel is the Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel and you can make reservations at 972-367-2000.   Mention CPSA when you make the reservation so that you will receive the special rate.
Workshops are filling as well so be sure you are able to get the date and workshop that you wish.  One day Workshops are offered July 14th and 15th with Sheila Theodoratos, CPSA and Bonnie Auten, CPSA.  More information about the workshops is in the Show Prospectus. .
You can register for the Convention activities on line through this link at the CPSA website:

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