|Bliss by Lesley Galton UKCPS|
by Martin Vela UKCPS
Every year the the aim of the Annual Open International Exhibition is to prove what can be accomplished using just coloured pencils.
If an artist is successful in getting into this show three times within a five year span, they are entitled to put the letters UKCPS after their name.
- Kate Clarke is a professional portrait artist and illustrator living and working in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. In 2009 she won the Best in Show Award
- Sue Clinker is a full time artist living in Whitstable in Kent and working mainly to commission. One of her works was
- Martin Vela lives in New Mexico and is also a member of CPSA and the New Mexico District Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America. His work was awarded Best in Show in 2006.
|Mindy by Ann Massey UKCPS|
Silver Signature status is granted when the artist has had pictures accepted into 5 Annual Open Exhibitions within 10 years.
- Elisabeth Aubury began Botanical Illustration ten years ago and gained an HNC in Botanical Illustration in 1999. She is also a founder member of the Birmingham Society of Botanical Artists
- Lesley Galton adores big cats and travels widely both here and abroad to photograph them for her artwork. She is also a member of the Tadworth Art Group
- Ann James Massey is currently the President of the UKCPS and has won awards for her wax pencil drawings
- Judith Waugh helped to organise the venue for this year's exhibition and is demonstrating during the exhibition. She is an animal lover who sells pictures and prints to raise money for the local animal sanctuary
- Peter Woof works in the realist tradition and has exhibited at the Royal Academy, Mall Galleries and many other galleries in England and abroad.
|Tillansia Bulbosa by Elizabeth Aubery UKCPS|