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.
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NEXT MEETING: Saturday,February 20, 2021
 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

Artist for the Month of February 2021 is: Karen Saleen
29th 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:
Important Dates and Deadlines
Peoples Choice
Online Meeting
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
Entries Accepted:
Award Winners Notified:
Online Exhibition Opens:
Award Winners Announced:
December 15 - May 31, 2021
by July 10-12, 2021
July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021
Juror: Julie Aronson, PhD
"Pretty in Pink Peony"
8 x 10 
Canson Bristol, Smooth
Karen Saleen
 ​​Main:   It will include a show and tell, in addition to sharing art/artists websites and Facebook pages. Please send images to CJ Worlein.

Cancelled, It will be om line again this year