The Colored Pencil Society of America is a nonprofit organization formed in 1990, with 22 active U.S. chapters dedicated to artists working with colored pencil. District Chapter 201 was the very first district chapter, also formed in 1990 under the national organization. More about our chapter.
DC 201 serves Oregon and Southern Washington CPSA members. 
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NEXT MEETING: Saturday, December 19, 2020
 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

Artist for the Month of December is: Terri Neal, CPSA
28th Annual Colored Pencil Society of America International Exhibition
Explore This! 17
Explore This! is the online exhibition CPSA hosts to explore using colored pencil with other media. It also allows three-dimensional structure, bas relief, collage, and other applications not eligible for entry in the CPSA International Exhibition.The exhibition will be on the CPSA website from February 1, 2019 until January 31, 2020
CPSA Chapter 201 Portland 
Online 2020 Art Show 
Acceptance list posted
Awards revealed on CPSA website
Explore This! 17 online exhibition posted at
Important Dates and Deadlines
January 15 2021:
February 1, 2021:
February 1, 2021, to January 31, 2022:
Online Exhibition:

July 15 2020 - August 2021

Important Dates and Deadlines
Juror: Chris Valle
Peoples Choice
Online Meeting
Slideshow of holiday themed pieces, inspired by Richard Helmick's techniques that were practiced in November..
Congratulations to these DC 201 Members that have had their artwork accepted into the show.

Pat Averil, CPSA
Jeanne Cardana
Donna Graham, CPX
Richard Helmick, CPSA, CPX
Sue Horwath
Terri Neal
Rachael Oehler
Dee Wagoner, CPSA, CPX
DL (Denise) Zanetta
Congratulations Terri Neal and Donna Graham for earning signature status!

Congratulations Richard Helmick for earning the five year merit award!
If you are unable to pay your dues to to hardship please look into our 
Important Dates and Deadlines
September 1, 2020 thru September 1, 2021:

Online show
Time to renew Membership
Juror: Matt Distel.
Eagle Creek 
 17 3/4" x 21"
Pat Averill, CPSA
​Great Blue
Terri Neal, CPSA