Resume


cynthia-photo-2016Cynthia Knox, CPSA, is a colored pencil and graphite artist who lives in New York with her family.  Her artwork has received numerous awards in national and international juried exhibitions, and she has currently published 13 art instructional books, with a new book to be released in the Fall of 2018. Publishers include Walter Foster Publishing (Quartos), Ann Kullberg Publishing, Strathmore Artists, and Viking Woodcrafts.  Cynthia teaches art workshops to individuals and large groups throughout the United States, internationally and online with Craftsy.com.  She is represented by LaBelle Enterprises for her workshops with Bob LaBelle as primary contact: boblabelle@sbcglobal.net.  Cynthia’s artwork, resume and workshops can be viewed on her website at www.cynthiaknox.com, and she is on Facebook and Instagram.

 

  • 2018: Workshop Teacher of 2-day Art Instructional Workshop, Dallas, TX
  • 2018: Workshop Teacher of 2 Art Workshops, Southport, NC
  • 2018: Workshop Teacher at Creative Painting Convention, Las Vegas, NV
  • 2018: Workshop Teacher of 3-day Art Instructional Workshop at The Villages, FL
  • 2018: Featured Book Review in the January issue of “Color” Magazine for Strathmore Learning Series Colored Pencils products
  • 2017: Workshop Teacher on Royal Caribbean Cruise (Caribbean and Mexico) with Ann Kullberg’s “CP on the High Seas Workshop”
  • 2017: Online Instructor with Craftsy.com: “Light & Shading with Colored Pencils”
  • 2017: Author/Illustrator of “Classic Still Life in Colored Pencil”,  Ann Kullberg Publishing
  • 2017: Author/Illustrator of “Learn to Draw Nature in Colored Pencil”, Learning Series, published by Strathmore Artist Papers
  • 2017: Author/Illustrator of “Learn to Draw Textures in Colored Pencil”, Learning Series, published by Strathmore Artist Papers
  • 2016: Author/Illustrator of Colored Pencil Classics, published by Viking Woodcrafts
  • 2016: Author/Illustrator of CP Florals: A Complete Guide to Flowers in Colored Pencil, Ann Kullberg Publishing
  • 2016: Featured Artist, September issue of Color Magazine – Ann Kullberg Publishing
  • 2016: Workshop Teacher of 3-day art instructional workshop at The Villages, FL
  • 2016: Workshop Teacher of 4 art workshops at New England Traditions (NET) Annual Convention and Trade Show, Marlborough, MA
  • 2016: Featured Article/Interview in the March issue of “Drawing Together.”
    Detroit MI CPSA Chapter magazine. MarchCPSA104.pdf
  • 2015: Featured Book Review for “CP Horses – A Complete Guide to Drawing Horses in Colored Pencil” in the 11/29/15 issue of “The Times Union” newspaper. Albany, NY.
  • 2015: Solo Art Show, The Center Gallery, Clifton Park, New York
  • 2015: Author/Illustrator in Fairies in Colored Pencil, Walter Foster Publishing.
  • 2015: Online Instructor with Craftsy.com: “Realistic Textures in Colored Pencil.”
  • 2015: Featured Article/Interview in the 7/17/15 issue of “The DailyGazette,” Clifton Park, NY
    http://yourcliftonpark.com/2015/07/16/local-artist-cynthia-knox-finds-success-with-pencils/
  • 2015: Workshop Teacher of two art instructional workshops at New England Traditions (NET) Annual Convention and Trade Show, Marlborough, MA
  • 2015: Workshop Teacher of 3-day art instructional workshop at The Villages,FL
  • 2015: Online Instructor with Craftsy. com: “Vivid Flowers in Colored Pencil”
  • 2015: Author/Illustrator of CP Horses: A Complete Guide to Drawing Horses in Colored Pencil, Ann Kullberg Publishing
  • 2015: Workshop Teacher on Celebrity Cruise to Alaska with Ann Kullberg’s “CP on the High Seas Workshop”
  • 2014: Author/Illustrator of Drawing: Dogs & Puppies, Walter Foster Publishing
  • 2014: Art and Photography Judge for Southern Saratoga Artists Society 25th Annual Art and Photography Show, Saratoga, New York
  • 2013/2014: Author/Illustrator of Artist’s Library – Pencil Drawing Step by Step, Walter Foster Publishing
  • 2013: Workshop Teacher on Royal Caribbean Cruise to Bermuda with Ann Kullberg’s “CP on the High Seas Workshop.” October
  • 2012/2013: Author/Illustrator in The Art of Colored Pencil Drawing – Collector’s Series, Walter Foster Publishing
  • 2012: American Academy of Equine Art Juried Exhibition, Lexington, KY, “Best Interaction” Award. Painting sold
  • 2012: Featured Artist, Walter Foster Publishing website www.walterfoster.com July/August Blog
  • 2012: Art and Photography Judge for Southern Saratoga Artists Society 23rd Annual Art and Photography Show, Saratoga, New York
  • 2012: Art Workshop Teacher for Southern Saratoga Artists Society, Rotterdam, New York
  • 2012: Featured in CP Treasures, Colored Pencil Masterworks Around the Globe
  • 2012: Featured in February issue of Colored Pencil Artists Magazine
  • 2012: Featured Artist in American Juried Art Salon’s quarterly newsletter
  • 2012: Author/Illustrator of How to Draw and Paint: Colored Pencil Basics, Walter Foster Publishing
  • 2012: Featured in Strokes of Genius 4, North Light Books
  • 2011: Author/Illustrator of Drawing Made Easy: Flowers in Colored Pencil, Walter Foster Publishing
  • 2011: Featured in 2012 Colored Pencil Magazine Art Calendar
  • 2011: Featured in Strokes of Genius 3, North Light Books, November 2011
  • 2011: The 12th International Fine Arts Exhibition, American Juried Art Salon, Award of Excellence
  • 2011: Clifton Park/Halfmoon, NY, 16th Annual Juried Show – Second Place
  • 2010: Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA) 18th Annual International Juried Exhibition, Los Gatos, CA, Awarded Signature Status
  • 2010: Clifton Park/Halfmoon, NY, 15th Annual Juried Show – Second Place
  • 2009: Ann Kullberg’s “From My Perspective” Annual Members Online Show – Honorable Mention; and People’s Choice Award Runner-Up
  • 2009: Christ’s Church “Reflections” Art Competition, Guilderland, New York – First Place
  • 2009: Clifton Park/Halfmoon, NY, 14th Annual Juried Show – First Place
  • 2008: Clifton Park/Halfmoon, NY, 13th Annual Juried Show – First Place
  • 2007: Ann Kullberg’s “From My Perspective” Annual Members Online Show, People’s Choice Award – 3rd Place
  • 2006: Colored Pencil Society of America 14th Annual Juried International Exhibition, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Received the Derwent Fine Arts Award for Outstanding Recognition.

Memberships, Art Organizations

  • International Guild of Realism – Juried Member
  • Ann Kullberg’s “Color”Magazine contributor – articles & artwork
  • Women Artists of the West – Associate Member
  •  Colored Pencil Society of America – Signature Member