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Winter 2017 CAC Newsletter



John Bond Francisco (1863-1931)
Out of the Dust, c.1918
Oil on canvas, 34″ x 46″
Private collection

How the San Gabriel Valley Inspired California Impressionism and Lured Artists from Across the Nation (Part II of III)
Cover Article by Elaine Adams

This issue also includes:
Spotlight on the CAC Chapters: A Round of Applause for the Chairpersons by Molly Siple
Hungry Eye: Time for Heroes – A Visit with Christopher Slatoff by Kirk Silsbee
California Scene Painting at the Recently-Opened Hilbert Museum by Liz Goldner
• Collectors’ Circle Corner
• Signature Artists’ Report
• Programs & Workshops
• CAC Chapter News & Events
• News Briefs
• Donations
• Museum/Gallery Exhibitions and Lectures
• In Memoriam [Jane Kellogg Baggott (Nov. 16, 1926 – Mar. 31, 2016); Donald Durborow (Mar. 19, 1923 – Mar. 15, 2016)]
• Book Review
• Membership News
• New Members

Terri Thickstun

Summer-Fall 2016 CAC Newsletter

John Bond Francisco (1863-1931)
Out of the Dust, c.1918
Oil on canvas, 34″ x 46″
Private collection

How the San Gabriel Valley Inspired California Impressionism and Lured Artists from Across the Nation (Part I of III)
Cover Article by Elaine Adams

This issue also includes:
Tony Peters and William Wray: Two Artists with an Eye for Urban Beauty by Molly Siple
Hungry Eye: Gerald Ackerman (1928-2016) by Kirk Silsbee
Curating the David Leffel Retrospective and Insights into the Artist by Michael Zakian
105th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition: Raises the Bar for Contemporary-Traditional Fine Art – and Future Installments of this Hallmark Display by Beverly Chang
• Collectors’ Circle Corner
• Signature Artists’ Report
• Programs & Workshops
• CAC Chapter News & Events
• Call for Entries
• News Briefs
• Donations
• Museum/Gallery Exhibitions and Lectures
• Bulletin Board
• In Memoriam [Kenneth Steven Auster (July 16, 1949 – January 29, 2016)]
• Book Review
• Membership News
• New Members

September 2016 E-Newsletter


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This issue includes:
CAC ANNOUNCEMENTS Staff Announcement: Stephanie Campbell is the new Program Coordinator.
CALL FOR ENTRIES
The Plein Air Perspective (Millard Sheets Art Center, Pomona, CA, DEADLINE Sept. 16)
The 106th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition (Autry Museum of the American West, DEADLINE Oct. 24)
WORKSHOPS
One-Day Workshop with Rodolfo Rivademar (Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles, Sept. 21, 2016)
Three-Day Workshop with Michael Obermeyer (Obermeyer Studio, Laguna Beach, Nov. 11-13, 2016)
PAINT-OUTS AND CHAPTER EVENTS
SEPT 17: Malibu/Ventura County Chapter Paint/Sculpt-Out (Paramount Ranch, Agoura Hills)
NOV 12: Palm Springs Chapter Paint-Out (Joshua Tree National Park)
EXHIBITIONS
Miniatures En Plein Air (Through Jan. 8, 2017; CAC Gallery at the Old Mill)
Golden State Sunshine (Through Sept. 20, 2016; Altadena Town & Country Club)
Plein Air at the Fair (Through Sept. 27, 2016; Millard Sheets Art Center, Pomona)
San Francisco to San Diego: California Urban Landscapes (Through Jan, 24, 2017; Altadena Town & Country Club)
The Majesty of the Great Race Place: California Art Club Paints Historic Santa Anita Park (Sept. 29-Oct. 22, 2016; Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, CA)
The Plein Air Perspective (Nov. 5, 2016-Jan. 28, 2017; Millard Sheets Art Center, Pomona)
MEMBERSHIP Do You Need to Renew Your Membership?
MEMBER NEWS, CALLS FOR ENTRIES, & MORE Calls for Entries, Member News, etc.

Deborah Hamilton

April 2016 E-Newsletter


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This issue includes:
CAC ANNOUNCEMENTS 105th Annual Gold Medal (Autry, April 3-24, 2016)
APR 09: The Makings of A Great Art Collection Tour
APR 24: California: The Early Decades – Paint/Sculpt-Out
PROGRAMS Three-Day Paint/Sculpt-Out at Rankin Ranch (May 30-June 1, 2016)
PAINT-OUTS AND CHAPTER EVENTS
APR 16: Greater Sacramento/Sierra Chapter Paint/Sculpt-Out (Ironstone Vineyards, Murphys)
APR 16: Malibu/Ventura County Chapter Paint/Sculpt-Out (Leonis Adobe Museum, Calabasas)
APR 17: Monterey Chapter Demo (Warren Chang, Carmel Visual Arts, Carmel)
APR 23: San Francisco/Bay Area Chapter Paint/Sculpt-Out (Lafayette Reservoir, Lafayette)
ONGOING EXHIBITIONS
Traversing the Globe (Through May 16, 2016; CAC Gallery at the Old Mill)
Scenic Vistas of the San Gabriel Mountains (Through May 24, 2016; Altadena Town & Country Club)
CAC CALL FOR ENTRIES
APR 15 DEADLINE: The Old Mill: Celebrating Two Centuries (Exhibit dates May 17-Sept. 11, 2016, CAC Gallery at the Old Mill)
APRIL 18 DEADLINE: Golden State Sunshine (Exhibit dates: May 24-Sept. 20, 2016, Altadena Town & Country Club)
APR 20 DEADLINE: Reflections in Water (Exhibit dates: JUne 5-Aug. 28, 2016, Saint Mary’s College Museum of Art)
MEMBERSHIP Do You Need to Renew Your Membership?
EXHIBITS, CALLS FOR ENTRIES, & MORE Calls for Entries, Member News, etc.

Spring 2016 CAC Newsletter

Jeffrey R. Watts
Daughter of the Mystic
Oil on panel, 24″ x 20″

105th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition

Cover Article by Beverly Chang

This issue also includes:
• Collectors’ Circle Corner
• Signature Artists’ Report
Kate Sammons – Expect the Unexpected by Molly Siple
Hungry Eye: Kent Twitchell to Scale by Kirk Silsbee
Highlighting the Younger Set at the Gold Medal by Molly Siple
• Programs & Workshops
• CAC Chapter News & Events
• News Briefs
• Donations
• Museum/Gallery Exhibitions and Lectures
• In Memoriam [Nelson Shanks (1937-2015)]
• Book Review
• Membership News
• New Members

February 2016 E-Newsletter


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This issue includes:
CAC ANNOUNCEMENTS 105th Annual Gold Medal (Autry, April 3-24, 2016)
PAINT-OUTS AND CHAPTER EVENTS
FEB 20: Palm Springs Chapter Paint/Sculpt-Out (Coachella Preserve)
FEB 20: Malibu/Ventura County Chapter Paint/Sculpt-Out (Leo Carrillo State Beach)
FEB 21: Monterey Chapter Demo (Aimee Erickson, Carmel Visual Arts)
FEB 27: Greater Sacramento/Sierra Chapter Art Talk/Critique (Sacramento Public Library, Sylvan Oaks)
EXHIBITIONS
Traversing the Globe (Through May 16, 2016; CAC Gallery at the Old Mill)
Scenic Vistas of the San Gabriel Mountains (Through May 24, 2016; Altadena Town & Country Club)
MEMBERSHIP Do You Need to Renew Your Membership?
EXHIBITS, CALLS FOR ENTRIES, & MORE Calls for Entries, Member News, etc.

January 2016 E-Newsletter


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This issue includes:
CAC ANNOUNCEMENTS New CAC Staff! (Claudia Sandoval)
WORKSHOPS
Advancing Your Art Career (Jan. 23, 2016)
Master Artist Workshop: Matt Smith (SOLD OUT – Feb. 8-10, 2016)
PAINT-OUTS AND CHAPTER EVENTS
JAN 23: Malibu/Ventura County Chapter Paint/Sculpt-Out (Malibu Creek State Park)
FEB 20: Palm Springs Chapter Paint/Sculpt-Out (Coachella Preserve)
FEB 20: Malibu/Ventura County Chapter Paint/Sculpt-Out (Leo Carrillo State Beach)
EXHIBITIONS
Traversing the Globe (Through May 16, 2016; CAC Gallery at the Old Mill)
Small Town, U.S.A. (Through Jan. 26, 2016; Altadena Town & Country Club)
MEMBERSHIP Do You Need to Renew Your Membership?
EXHIBITS, CALLS FOR ENTRIES, & MORE Calls for Entries, Member News, etc.

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