The Canson Paper Award for Excellence

I’m very happy to say that my artwork Similar Features (11) has won The Canson Paper Award for Excellence Recognition in the Colored Pencil Society of America Explore This 9! Show.

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Out of 298 entries, 53 were selected to appear in the exhibition. Thirteen of those entries were selected as award winners. I’m very honored to have won this award and being one of them!

http://www.cpsa.org/view-explore-this-9/view-image/acb4d264b182079dcd687d546e2e0fb2/jpg

This year’s ET! Juror is Ms. Mana Hewitt.

Juror’s statement:

The artists singled out for special recognition this year demonstrate a dedication to innovation in skill and content. Their sincere engagement with the world through works of art is commendable and represents the highest calling of artists to make work that explores the many facets of our shared experience. These works exhibit an undeniable ambition in their scope and execution. To me, their merit was immediate and undeniable and I hope my small encouragement will help usher them to attempt even greater works in the future.

Click here to read the full statement and know more about the Juror.

ET! 9 is now on display and will be available on CPSA website through January 31, 2014.

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5 Responses to The Canson Paper Award for Excellence

  1. Congratulations Laura – well deserved x

  2. ROSY says:

    GRANDISSIMA LAURA!!!

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