This historical membership roster notes many of the deceased members of the Club since its inception in 1909.

This is a work-in-progress. Names not presented in boldface represent individuals who may have been members of the organization, but their involvement could not be confirmed through research of various published source materials.

(A) = Annual CAC Exhibitions
(B) = CAC Bulletin
(H) = Edan Hughes’ Artists in California 1786 – 1940 [Third Edition, Two Volumes]
(M) = Nancy Moure’s Southern California Art
(R) = CAC Membership Roster

  • ECKHARDT, Irma
    Artist Member, lived in Beverly Hills. (R, 1964) (B, joined Nov. 1960)
  • EDMOND, Elizabeth (1887 – 1918)
    Sculptor, she studied in NYC and Paris, she shared a studio in Los Angeles with Helen Blum. Died of a minor operation in Pasadena. LACMA held a Memorial Exhibition for her in 1919. CAC Exhibitions: 6th Annual (1915) (Exh. with the CAC 1914-16) (H) (M)
  • EDWARDS, Godfrey
    An Associate Member, Edwards first appears with the CAC in their 2nd Annual Exhibition. CAC Exhibitions: 2nd Annual (1911)
  • EDWARDS, Howard Arden (1884 – 1953)
    Early in life he was a daredevil and a circus clown. An authority on American Indians, he founded the Yato Kya Indian Musuem in Antelope Valley. An Impressionist who experimented with Cubism. CAC Exhibitions: Building Fund Exhibit (1922), 15th Annual (1924) (H) (M)
  • EDWARDS, Lionel (d. 1954)
    Member, he passed away Apr. 27, 1954. (B, May 1954)
  • EDWARDS, Stanley Murray (1899 – 1981)
    Resident of Santa Barbara in the 1930’s. (Exh. with the CAC 1934-35) (H) (M)
  • ELLIOT, Ruth Cass (1891 – 1975)
    Studied at many schools, such as Otis and L.A. School of Art and Design, as well as with Millard Sheets. (Exh. with the CAC 1933-38) (H) (M)
  • ELLIS, Clyde Garfield (1879 – 1970)
    A student of Judson and Chase, he taught at the College of Fine Arts, Garvanza. (H) (A)
  • ELLIS, Fremont (1897 – 1985)
    While living in Santa Fe, he formed Los Cinco Pintores with Mruk, Bakos, Nash and Shuster. (Exh. with the CAC in 1921-24) (H) (M) (A)
  • ELLIS, Griffith
    Member (B, Aug. 1944)
  • EMERT, Bessie
    Artist Member, lived in Van Nuys. (R, 1964)
  • EMRICH, Sheldon
    Associate Member, lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964
  • ENGLUND, Emma
    (d. 1986)
    Member. Englund passed away in March 1986. (B, May 1986)
  • EPLER, Venetia (1926 – 2005)
    Artist Member. Born in Lynwood, VA. Studied alongside her sister Daphne Huntington at the Slade School and the London School of Arts and Crafts (London) and the Ecole du Louvre (Paris). “The Girls” (as they were known) created paintings, ceramics, murals, poetry, illustrated books, and worked with television and animation studios in Hollywood. Both sisters’ work is featured in Paramount’s Charlotte’s Web (1973). Venetia and Daphne created two of the largest mosaic murals in the United States: both titled ‘Life of Christ,’ the first and larger of the two is located at Forest Lawn Memorial (Covina Hills, CA, dedicated 1975), and the second at Woodlawn Memorial Park (Orlando, FL, dedicated 1993). CAC Exhibitions: 60th (1969), 62nd (1971), 66th (1975) Annual Exhibitions; CAC Salon of Art (1966)
  • ERLER, Nina Duke (d. 1948)
    Member. (B, Oct. 1948)
  • ESCHERICH, Elsa Falk (1888 – 1977)
    Studied with Walcott, Vanderpoel, and Hawthorne. She first appears with the CAC in their 8th Annual. CAC Exhibitions: 8th Annual (1917); Spring Exhibition (1918); Spring Exhibition (1919) (H) (M)
  • EVANS,E. (Ethel W.?)
    (Exh. with the CAC 1931-32) (M)
  • EVANS, Ethel Wisner (1888 – 1967)
    (Exh. with the CAC in 1931) (H)
  • EVANS, Frank Elwin (n.d.)
    Founding Member of the Painters’ Club. Active CAC Member. Resident of Los Angeles 1906 -23. (H)
  • EVANS, Naomi T.
    Artist Member, lived in Glendale. (R, 1964)
  • EVERETT, Eugenia Zink (1908 – )
    Sculptor; studied at Chouinard and Otis and with Merrell Gage. (Exh. with the CAC in 1932, 1937-38 and 1946) (H) (M) (A) (B, joined July 1932)
  • EVERETT, Louise
    See NIMMO, Louise Everett
  • EVERETT, Mary (d. 1948)
    Member, mother of Louise Everett. She passed away in 1948. (B, Sept. 1948) CAC Exhibitions: Building Fund Exhibition (1922)
  • EVERETT, Mary Orwig (1876-1948)
    Painter. Born in PA, she studied with Chase, Furzeman, and Hawthorne; then was active in Des Moines, IA, before settling in Southern CA in 1919 with her daughter Louise Everett [Nimmo]. She actively exhibited until her death in 1948. (Exh.
    with the CAC 1920-38) (M) (H) (A)