Saturday, August 2, 2014

22nd International Exhibition Award Winners Announced

The Colored Pencil Society of America is pleased to announce the winners of the 22nd International Exhibition here in Daytona Beach, FL at the Ormond Memorial Art Museum.
The top awards went to the following artists:

CPSA Best of Show and CIPPY Award ($5000)
Artist Scott Krohn, CPSA (MN)

Scott Krohn, CPSA (MN)
Stone Faced: Self-Portrait
25 x 19 inches

 CPSA District Chapters Award for Exceptional Achievement ($2000)
Artist John Smolko, CPSA,CPX (OH)

John Smolko, CPSA, CPX (OH)
Fran (Artist)
36 x 28 inches

 Dixon Ticonderoga Award for Exceptional Merit ($1000)
Arlene Steinberg, CPSA, CPX (NY)

Arlene Steinberg, CPSA, CPX
Falling Into Place
32 x 21 inches

Prismacolor Award for Exceptional Merit ($1000)
Lori Gardner, CPSA (TX)

Lori Gardner, CPSA
At Face Value
20 x 17 inches

Please visit our official list of all award winners 

This year, CPSA was able to give over $15,000 dollars in cash prizes to our award winners! We would like to thank our CPSA Corporate Members and supporters, and our District Chapters for their generosity. Without them, we would not be able to give awards such as these.
Diamond Donors ~ $5000
Colored Pencil Society of America

Gold Donors ~ $1000
Dixon Ticonderoga / Lyra

Silver Donors ~ $500
Canson /Royal Talens/Bruynzeel
Creative Art Materials Ltd./Caran d’Ache
Derwent/ColArt Americas
Legion Paper
Metro Washington, D.C.–DC 109
Portland, OR–DC 201

Bronze Donors ~ $300
Blick Art Materials
General Pencil Company
The Artist’s Magazine/North Light Books
Atlanta, GA–DC 107
Chicago, IL–DC 103
Detroit, MI–DC 104
Gainesville, FL–DC  113
Greater Cincinnati, OH–DC 119
Los Angeles, CA–DC  214
Raleigh/Durham, NC–DC  114
St Augustine, FL–DC  117
San Diego, CA–DC  202
Seattle, WA–DC  207

Thanks also to the additional donors known as
Friends of CPSA ~ up to $300

Congratulations once again to all our award winners, and to all who were accepted into this exhibition!