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Barbara Dahlstedt, “Wyld Man”

The Colored Pencil Society of America has revealed the winners of the 27th International Exhibition Awards. This year’s juror was Jean Stearn, Executive Director, Irvine Museum Collection, University of California, Irvine. View all of the winning artworks at www.cpsa.org.

Best of Show and CIPPY/EXPY Award $5,000: Barbara Dahlstedt, CPSA, CPX (AZ), “Wyld Man” (shown at top)

CPSA District Chapters Award for Exceptional Achievement $2,750: Jesse Lane, CPSA (TX), “Abyss”:

Jesse Lane, “Abyss”
Jesse Lane, “Abyss”

Derwent / MacPherson’s Art Award for Exceptional Merit $1,000: Tanja Gant, CPSA, CPX (TX), “A Different Point of View”:

Tanja Gant, “A Different Point of View”
Tanja Gant, “A Different Point of View”

Faber-Castell Award for Exceptional Merit $1,000: John Smolko, CPSA, CPX (OH), “Thompson (Father of Us All)”:

John Smolko, “Thompson (Father of Us All)”
John Smolko, “Thompson (Father of Us All)”

Legion Paper Award for Exceptional Merit $1,000: Gretchen Parker, CPSA, CPX (SC), “Metro Air”:

Gretchen Parker, “Metro Air”
Gretchen Parker, “Metro Air”

Lyra Award for Exceptional Merit $1000: Rhonda Dicksion (WA), “Desert King”:

Rhonda Dicksion, “Desert King”
Rhonda Dicksion, “Desert King”

Stabilo / MacPherson’s Art Award for Exceptional Merit $1000: Rhonda Anderson (CA), “Mono No Aware”:

Rhonda Anderson, “Mono No Aware”
Rhonda Anderson, “Mono No Aware”

Awards for Outstanding Achievement $800:
Caryn Coville, CPX (NY), “Threesome”
Denise Howard, CPSA, CPX (CA), “Tree of Witness”
Valorie Sams (NM), “Margaret’s Stash”

Awards for Distinction $500:
Tammy Hoffert (ND), “Wheels of Time”
Amy Turner, CPSA, CPX (IL), “King of the Board Track Racers—1915 Indian Motorcycle”
Gayle Uyehara (CA), “Family Ties”
Susan Wattles (CA), “Gloomy Cook’s”


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3 COMMENTS

  1. Hello, Tammy! First, congratulations on being one of the winners! Because it is a preview of the awards, we did not include every winning painting, but do encourage readers to visit http://www.cpsa.org to view all of the winning artworks. Best wishes to you, and good luck in your future artistic endeavors!

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