Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA)

The Colored Pencil Society of America, Inc. (CPSA), is a not-for-profit organization founded to promote the stature and awareness of colored pencil art as a viable art form to all professional art establishments and to the general public, and to provide a forum for education, communication, and recognition of colored pencil artists.

Next DC202 Meeting

Saturday, January 12, 2019; 10 am - 12:30 pm
Different Strokes and Project Help

Yes, how you use your pencil to make strokes does matter to achieve what you desire. We are going to talk about different pencil strokes and how you can utilize the to your advantage.

We really want to support you to get your project ready for our annual award show. The Taylor Gallery is a beautiful place to have a show and your art will look just lovely there. This is why we wan to give you a jump start on your way to having a fine project finished by the time the show arrives in April. We will aso be breaking into groups and offering suggestions, support or whatever you need to get you on track for showing.

Upcoming Events


Regularly Scheduled Meetings

Meetings are on the second Saturday of each month, 10 am - 12:15 pm Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library 9005 Aero Drive, San Diego.

April Workshop

Denise Howard, CPSA, CPX, UKCPS, MPAS, and author of “101 Textures in Colored Pencils”, presents a one-day, workshop:
“Textures in Nature with Colored Pencil”

Saturday, April 13, 2019, 9:30am-5:00pm

Taylor Gallery/Community Room
Pacific Beach Library
4375 Cass Street San Diego, CA 92109

April/May Show

29th Annual Award Exhibition of the Colored Pencil Society of America DC 202
"The Fine Art of Colored Pencil"

April 3 - May 30, 2019

Taylor Gallery/Community Room
Pacific Beach Library
4375 Cass Street San Diego, CA 92109

Newsletters & Minutes

January 2019 (1.9MB, PDF)
December 2018 (2.0MB, PDF)
November 2018 (1.5MB, PDF)

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