2012 Australian Coloured Pencils Online Exhibition

ACPN 2012 Online Exhibition

Entries have now closed for our online exhibition, you can VOTE for your favourite artwork by voting in our Peoples Choice Award, winners will be announced 19th February 2013.

Our ACPN online exhibition has been running for the past 2 years and this year we are excited to open it up to all Australian coloured pencil Artists.  You may enter your artworks into 2 categories this year and we are very excited thanks to be award 3 prize winners prizes thanks to our wonderful sponsors Creativity Unlimited who have been so supportive of Australian coloured pencil art donating the prizes for our exhibiton – We thankyou very much.

The Categories:

This year we will have two categories that will be judged, these are:  Just Coloured Pencils & Pencil Mixed Media (see below for details), after the judging has taken place, the artworks will be placed online and voting will be opened for  judging for the Peoples Choice Award.

The Judge:

This year we are excited to have internationally recognized coloured pencil artist  Betsy Jones as our judge. Betsy is a huge supporter of coloured pencil art.
Betsy Jones is an American artist from Pittsburgh, PA. She has been drawing most of her life, and studied the fine arts throughout high school and while attending the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Working primarily in Colored Pencil, Acrylic Paint, Mixed Media, and Pen & Ink, her work is usually abstract art and is inspired by color, texture, and nature. Currently, Betsy is the moderator of the Colored Pencil Artists and Lovers on Facebook group, an extremely supportive art group. She has also been writing for the Colored Pencil Magazine this year, and has been getting involved with The Colored Pencil Project.

Visit her websites: http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/betsy-jones.html, http://www.thecoloredpencilproject.org

The Prizes:

2012 PrizesThere are 3 prizes for the 3 categories – (Thanking again our wonderful sponsors Creativity Unlimited )

Each winner will receive 12 month subscription to the ACPN and;

Coloured Pencil Category Winner

  • 72 Derwent Coloursoft pencils
  • Pad of Stonehenge paper

Mixed Media Category Winner

  • 72 Derwent Inktense Pencils
  • Pad of Stonehenge paper

Peoples Choice Winner

  • 72 Derwent Artbars
  • Pad of Stonehenge paper


Any questions or queries can be directed to sharppoint@colouredpencils.com.au.




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