Vendor Nancy Guerine is a talented artist and the president of the Atlanta chapter of The Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA). The CPSA is currently hosting a very exciting international exhibition and convention from now until August.
CPSA will hold their 23rd international exhibition and convention this year from July 28 to August 23. The exhibition will be held at the beautiful Oglethorpe University Museum of Art from July 11 to August 23. The museum is the only small liberal arts university museum in the Southeast which regularly shows nationally and internationally recognized exhibitions.
The convention, which will take place between July 28 through August 1, will have many exciting workshops, parties, and activities. It will also feature a silent auction, an awards banquet, and special artist’s receptions. The convention will be held at the beautiful DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Buckhead. The hotel features fountains, statues, and benches, and is just blocks away from Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza.
Guerine creates sugar creations, colored pencil art, botanical illustrations, and contemporary mixed media paintings. She has won multiple awards for her artistic endeavors. She took classes at The Center for Creative Studies College of Art and Design in Detroit for two years. Guerine also took classes at the Philadelphia College of Art and The Art Institute of Chicago. She has an AA from the College of DuPage in Glen Ellen, Illinois, and a BFA in Art Education from the University of Illinois. A fourth-generation artist, Guerine was born in Detroit, Michigan.
The Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA) was founded in 1990 as a nonprofit organization dedicated to artists over 18 years of age working with colored pencil. With about 1600 members worldwide and over 25 district chapters in the US, CPSA provides opportunities for colored pencil artists to network. To register for the convention and learn more about CPSA, go to cpsa.org