• August 2022 eNewsletter

    The opening of our signature event – the 111th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition – was a smashing success. Thank you to all the participating artists, the Gold Medal sponsors, and the staffs at both the Club and Bowers Museum for the team effort to bring this exhibition to life. Read more

  • July 2022 eNewsletter

    After months of anticipation, the 111th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition is finally here. In just two weeks, we will unveil our signature event for the first time at the prestigious Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, Calif. Read more

  • June 2022 eNewsletter

    In just six weeks, we will unveil the 111th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, marking our first collaboration to present this much anticipated showcase of Contemporary-Traditional fine art. Read more

  • May 2022 eNewsletter

    It was great to see many of you last Friday at ArtNight Pasadena. Attendees of this popular Southern California arts and cultural event loved watching the creation of new artwork at the famed Gamble House – and some of them joined in the fun and created their own works at the public art easels that were placed around the grounds. Read more

  • April 2022 eNewsletter

    Our first virtual Learn and Mingle Membership Meeting was a huge success! Fine Art Connoisseur editor-in-chief Peter Trippi, who served as the guest judge for our inaugural Excellence in Traditional Fine Art Competition, gave insightful remarks into the judging process for art competitions. Not only did he explain the process from the judge's perspective, he also included helpful pointers for both budding and seasoned artists who are looking to do well in the upcoming quarterly competitions. Read more

  • March 2022 eNewsletter

    It was great to see many of you at last Saturday's Plein Air Day. The event, which attracted several hundred attendees, celebrated the opening of our newest exhibition at the California Art Club Gallery at The Old Mill as well as the practice of painting outdoors. In particular, I enjoyed watching budding artists of all ages join CAC artists in capturing imagery of the historic site that houses our gallery. My gratitude goes to Christopher and Jennifer Burgan, co-chairs of the San Gabriel/Pomona Valley Chapter, and Chuck Kovacic, chair of the Los Angeles Chapter, for their invaluable assistance in making this event a great success. Read more

  • February 2022 eNewsletter

    I hope you all have had a happy and healthy start to the New Year. As we make our way to the second and shortest month of the year, we have many exciting exhibitions and programs planned. Read more

  • January 2022 eNewsletter

    2022 will be full of fun and inspiring programming including numerous Paint/Sculpt-Outs, opening receptions for in-person exhibitions, and much more. We will start the year off with two Paint/Sculpt-Outs at aweinspiring locations – Garrapata State Park in Monterey County and Wind Wolves Preserve in Kern County, the latter hosted by David Gordon, the Chapter Chair for the all-new Kern County Chapter! Read more

  • December 2021 eNewsletter

    With the ongoing pandemic, this year turned out to be a much more challenging year than we had anticipated. Nevertheless, we were able to present a variety of stunning exhibitions, launch a new quarterly art competition, expand our Family Day and educational programs and display an exceedingly successful Gold Medal Exhibition for the first time in Orange County – at the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University. Read more

  • November 2021 eNewsletter

    I have exciting news as we look toward 2022. Next year our 111th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition will be presented in collaboration with the Bowers Museum, the esteem institution that has been voted the best museum in Orange County by both the Orange County Register and the Los Angeles Times. While we have partnered with the Bowers Museum in the past, the upcoming Gold Medal Exhibition will represent the first time our hallmark event is installed in the museum's galleries. Read more