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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

CPSA and ET! 6

(After the Frost by Dorothy DePaolo, Colored Pencil and Graphite on mylar, 10x14)

Explore This! 6 is the sixth annual juried online exhibition organized by the Colored Pencil Society of America. Artwork submitted to ET must include some element that makes it ineligible to the CPSA International Exhibition. The submitted works can also be larger than the 32" x 40" size limit for the International Show. Among the 53 chosen artists in 2010 we can find two excellent colored pencil artists from Colorado: Dorothy DePaolo and Heidrun Snyder, both also belonging to the Botanical Illustration -community. Congratulations to both Dorothy and Heidi!

(Pine Ridge Waku by Heidrun Snyder, Colored Pencil on mylar, acrylic & pastel matboard, 15x45)

CPSA was founded in 1990 has currently a total of 1468 members (2010). It has 27 local chapters and members in every US State except North Dakota. There are also members from nine countries outside the US. The Colorado district chapter DC 220 was fouded in 2001.

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