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

  • HADSELL, James G.
    Artist Member, lived in Pacific Palisades. (R, 1964) (B, joined Nov. 1960)
  • HAINES, Richard (1906-1984)
    Honorary Artist , lived in Santa Monica Canyon. (R, 1964, Autobiography of a Hollywood Artist, by Philip Paval, p.195) (B, joined Sept. 1954)
  • HALL, Shirley M.
    Artist Member, lived in San Marino. (R, 1964)
  • HAMMONS, Verily (1918 – 2006)
    Hammons was born in New Westminster BC, and lead careers as both a professional artist and singer as well as instructor, author and juror. Hammons later lived in Northridge, CA. Her works include portraits, still life, landscapes and abstracts in a myriad of mediums. . Her works are included in: Ahmundson Collection, Long Beach Museum of Art, Santa Paula Art Musuem, Blanchard Memorial Library and Walter Foster Publications Gallery Collection. Hammons is isted in Who’s Who in American Art and World’s Who’s Who of Women. (Sources: Laurie Hallock, artist’s daughter.) CAC Exhibitions: 60th Annual (1969); 62nd Annual (1971, award).
  • HAND, Jo Hale (1901 – 1952)
    Studied at the AIC; she was a resident of Alhambra by the 1930’s. (Exh. with the CAC 1934-37.) (H) (M)
  • HANLEY, Beverly
    Member. (B, joined May 1989)
  • HANLEY, Ruby
    A member of the American Artists Professional League – New York, CAC, Southgate Art Association (past president), and Artists of the Southwest, Hanley studied at Cerritos College, Otis Art Institute, and CSU Long Beach where she received her teaching credentials before teaching art in the L.A. and Downey school districts. She was also a student of Henry Ketting Olivier for 7 years. Her work was included in a 3-person exhibit along with Olivier and Charles Harris (both of whom served as CAC President) at the Beverly Hills Women’s Club. (Exhibition pamphlet, Beverly Hills Women’s Club, Jan. 1992).
  • HANSCOM, Trude
    Artist Member, lived in Arcadia. (R, 1964)
  • HANSEN, Ejnar (1884 – 1965)
    Attended the Royal Academy of Art in Copenhagen; taught at Chouinard, Otis, Pomona College, John Muir College and the Pasadena School of Fine Arts. (H) (B, joined Sept. 1954)
  • HARDING, Goldie Anita Powell (1892 – 1974)
    Her works include Mexican and Californian landscapes. (Exh. with the CAC 1935-40.) (H) (M)
  • HARDING, Joanna
    Artist Member, lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964)
  • HARMAN, Jean C. (1897 – 1981)
    A student of Martella Cone Lane, Clyde Keller, and H. Raymond Henry; she was active in the Los Angeles art community by the 1930’s. (H)
  • HARNETT-CEZON , Helen L. “Erin” (1934-2009)
    Artist Member.
  • HARPER, Clara Y.
    Artist Member, lived in North Hollywood. (R, 1964)
  • HARRINGTON, Eleanor
    Artist Member, lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964)
  • HARRIS, Samuel Hyde (1889-1977)
    An Honorary Artist, in 1950 Harris bought Jack W. Smith’s old studio in Alhambra. San Pedro harbor was a favorite painting locale of his, and Hanson Puthuff was one of his teachers. Harris lived in Alhambra. (R, 1964) CAC Exhibitions: 11th Annual (1920); 13th Annual (1922); 14th Annual (1923); 15th Annual (1924); 21st Annual (1930); (1941?); 62nd Annual (1971, award). (H) (M)
  • HARTMANN, Glenna (1948 – 2008)
    Signature Member of the CAC. Born in Morristown, NJ, she was educated at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. Hartmann was well-known for her pastel paintings, unique in their subtle tonal qualities. Hartmann passed away on May 25, 2008. (A) Hartmann was also a member of the Oak Group (Santa Barbara) and LPAPA.
  • HARTWELL, Mary Sheffield
    Member (B, joined Aug. 1932)
  • HARVEY, Eli (1860 – 1957)
    Studied in Paris and Cinncinnati,he moved to Alhambra in the 1920’s. Known for his animal sculptures, he was also a painter. (Exh. with the CAC 1929-30.) (H) (M)
  • HATFIELD, Dalzell Harvey (1893 – 1963)
    Owner of Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, located in the Ambassador Hotel (L.A.); also a self-taught artist. He used the pseudonym Jason Field. (H)
  • HATHEWAY, Dorothy
    Associate Member, lived in Julian. (R, 1964)
  • HATHEWAY, Stewart
    Patron Member, lived in Julian (at the same address as Dorothy Hatheway above). (R, 1964)
  • HAZ, Nicholas (Nikolas) (1883 – 1953)
    Born in Zolyom, Hungary on Jan. 18, 1883. He was a pupil of Franz von Stuck and P. A. de Laszlo, and settled in Los Angeles by 1917. Haz was part of a group of CAC artists including Edgar Payne, Anna Hills, and Granville Redmond that gathered for a moonlight picnic in Laguna Beach in 1918. (Santa Ana Daily Register, July 23, 1918, p.5, California Art Club Members Enjoy Moonlight Picnic on Cliffs) Haz was active in New York from about 1920-40. He died in Santa Barbara, CA on April 28, 1953. (H) Member: Laguna Beach AA. In: Hildesheim (Germany) Museum.
  • HAZARD, Arthur Merton (1872 – 1930)
    A student of Duveneck, he moved to L.A. in 1923 for health reasons. Painted portraits of many prominent L.A. residents including Charles M. Russell, Douglas Fairbanks, and Jack W. Smith. (Exh. with the CAC 1923-25.) (H) (M)
  • HAZEN, Bessie Ella (1862 – 1946)
    Taught art at UCLA and the Black Fox Military Institute. Member of many So. Calif. art organizations. (Exh. with the CAC from 1915-18, 1920-25, 1927-31, 1933-34, 1936-37; s-1917, s-1918, and s-1919.) CAC Exhibitions: 6th Annual (1915); Building Fund Exhibition (1922). (H) (M) (A)
  • HEIMBECK, Dulce
    Member. (Dec. 30, 1980 letter)
  • HENKE, Bernard Albert (1878-1949)
    Painter, illustrator. Born in Cologne, Germany on April 25, 1878. By 1910 Henke had settled in Pasadena and was a pupil of Guy Rose. While the proprietor of a picture framing shop in Pasadena, he painted in his leisure. He died there on Sept. 5, 1949. Member: Calif. Art Club. In: Blackburn College (Carlinville, IL). (H)
  • HENNINGER, Joseph Morgan (1906 – 1999)
    32nd CAC President
    Taught at ACCD, illustrated for the aircraft industry, and worked in the art departments of the movie studios. (H) (A) Artist Member, lived in Pacific Palisades. (R, 1964)
  • HERBRIG, Mrs. H. A.
    Member. (B, joined Nov. 1960)
  • HERD, George B.
    Associate Member, lived in Arleta. (R, 1964)
  • HERNANDEZ, Lydia M.
    Artist Member, lived in Van Nuys. (R, 1964)
  • HERRICK, Hugh Mulloy (1890 – 1946)
    Arriving in Los Angeles in 1918, he was one of the first students to enroll at Otis, and he studied with E.R. Shrader there. (Exh. with the CAC
    1921-22, 1930.) (H) (M)
  • HERRON, Jason Emerson (“Jessie”) (1900 – 1984)
    A student at Stanford, Otis, USC, and in Paris; she also studied privately with Chamberlin and Gage. (Exh. with the CAC 1924-46.) CAC Exhibitions: 35th Annual (1944). (H) (M) (A)
  • HIGGINS, Francis B.
    Member. (B, joined Nov. 1960)
  • HIGGINS, Nonie
    Artist Member, lived in Northridge. (R, 1964)
  • HILL, Jessie F.
    She lived in Hollywood from 1920-25. (Exh. with the CAC in 1920.) (H)
  • HILTON, John W.
    Artist Member, lived in Twenty Nine Palms. (R, 1964)
  • HILLS, Anna Althea (1882 – 1930)
    A student of Arthur Wesley Dow, Hills co-founded and served as president of the Laguna Beach AA for six years. She first appears with the CAC in their 4th Annual Exhibition. Anna Hills was part of a group of CAC artists including Edgar Payne and Granville Redmond that gathered for a moonlight picnic in Laguna Beach in 1918. (Santa Ana Daily Register, July 23, 1918, p.5, California Art Club Members Enjoy Moonlight Picnic on Cliffs) The Death of Miss Hills by Donna Schuster appears in the July 1930 issue of the CAC Bulletin. CAC Exhibitions: 4th Annual (1913). (Exh. with the CAC 1914-27, s-1917, s-1918, and s-1919.) (H) (M)
  • HILTON, John William (1904 – 1983)
    As well as being an illustrator, he painted with J. Swinnerton, N. Fechin, M. Dixon, and C. Forsythe. His lived for a period in the Dos Palmas Adobe in the desert near the Salton Sea, and was friends with President Eisenhower, Howard Hughes, and General Patton. His first solo exhibition was held in Palm Springs in 1935; he subsequently had over 100 solo shows. (H)
  • HINCHMAN, John Herbert (1884 – 1948)
    A student of Hawthorne, Carlson, and Lhote, he was active in Laguna Beach in the 1930’s. (Exh. with the CAC 1929-33.) (H) (M)
  • HINKLE, Clarence Keiser (1880 – 1960)
    Studied under Mathews, Chase; won the Cresson Scholarship at the PAFA to study six years at Academie Colarossi and Ecole des Beaux Arts. He has a street in Laguna Beach named for him. (H) (M) CAC Exhibitions: Spring Exhibit, 9th Annual,(1918); Spring Exhibit (1919); 11th Annual (1920); 12th Annual (1921); Building Fund Exhibition (1922); 14th Annual (1923); 15th Annual (1924); 16th Annual (1925); 17th Annual (1926); 18th Annual (1927); 19th Annual (1928); 20th Annual (1929); 23rd Annual (1932); 24th Annual (1933); 25th Annual (1934); 26th Annual (1935); 27th Annual (1936); 28th Annual (1937); 29th Annual (1938); 35th Annual (1944, award).
  • HINKLE, Lucille Bernice (1895 – 1985)
    Head of the art department at Fullerton High School; she painted marines, the Sierras, and California deserts. Not related to Clarence Hinkle. (Exh. with the CAC 1928-30.) (H)
  • HINCKLEY, Lawrence Bradford (1900 – 1987)
    Studied at Otis. He operated an art gallery in Fillmore called the Artists’ Barn. Early on he painted portraits, then later transitioned to landscapes.
    (Exh. with the CAC in 1938.) (H) (M)
  • HIPPE, Louis
    Artist Member, lived in North Hollywood. (R, 1964)
    Artist Member, lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964)
    Patron Member, lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964)
    Patron Member, lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964) [All three Hirshfields listed lived at the same address. May be a duplicate Ruth.]
  • HODGE, S. Fred
    Member. (B, April 1926, “The February Meeting”)
  • HOLMES, Ralph William (1876 – 1963)
    16th CAC President
    Studied in Paris, and taught at the AIC from 1903 – 1912. Holmes celebrated his 83rd birthday on Oct. 1, 1959. (Exh. with the CAC 1924, 1926, 1929-31, 1935-38.) (H) (M) (A) (B, Nov. 1959)
  • HOLMES, Mrs. Ralph William (n.d.)
    Pres. Paval awarded Honorary Life Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents. (B, Aug. 1955)
  • HOPE, Thelma Paddock (1898 – 1991)
    Coming to California in 1908, she studied at Otis and in Chicago at the AIC, and with J. Francis Smith. From 1940-47 she worked for MGM painting for movie sets. (Exh. with the CAC 1928-33.) (H) (M) (A)
  • HOUSER, Victor Carl (1895 – 1972)
    31st CAC President
    Artist Member, lived in Hollywood. (R, 1964) Houser worked on a heroic-size portrait plaque of William Randolph Hearst and carved a family crest for Marion Davies and another for Frank Fay. (B, Nov. 1953) He also sculpted a relief portrait of Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz. (B, May 1954)
  • HOUSER, Melodie (Mrs. Victor)
    Honorary Member, lived in Hollywood. (R, 1964)
  • HOUSH, S. Henrietta Dorn [Mrs. William H.] (1855 – 1919)
    Born in Mariposa, CA on March 26, she graduated in 1878 from San Jose Normal School and then taught grammar in Salinas. In 1885 she married William H. Housh and lived in Arizona until 1889. Settling in Pasadena, her husband became principal of Los Angeles High School while she taught at Garfield School. She served as president of the Ruskin Club and was founder of the Fine Arts League of Los Angeles (LACMA). An Honorary CAC Member, Housh is first mentioned with the CAC in their 2nd Annual Exhibition; she also served as Chairman of the Art Committee (beginning 1913) at the new L.A. County Museum of History, Science and Art in Exposition Park. (H) (A)
  • HOUSH, Mrs. W, J.
    Honorary Member. CAC Exhibitions: 2nd Annual (1911).
  • HOWELL, Helen Isabel (1882-1972)
    In the early 1920’s she moved to and became active in Los Angeles. She returned to Cinncinnati in the mid-1930’s due to the Depression. (Exh. with the CAC in 1924.) (H) (M)
  • HOWEN, Al
    Member. (B, joined Sept. 1954)
  • HOWEN, Lillian
    Member. (B, joined Sept. 1954)
  • HUBBARD, Harold N.
    Awarded Honorary Membership by President Paval and lived in Hollywood. Hubbard was Assistant Managing Editor of the Hollywood Citizen-News. (R, 1964) (B, joined Oct. 1954)
  • HUEY, Horace Edmund (1895-1963)
    28th CAC President
    Generally referred to as “H. E.,” not much is known about this past CAC President.
  • HUEY, Mrs. Horace Edmund
    Honorary Member, lived in Santa Monica. (R, 1964)
  • HUGHES, Daisy Marguerite (1882 – 1968)
    Studied with L.E. Garden MacLeod, Ralph Johonnot, C. P. Townsley, and Rudolph
    Schaeffer. (Exh. with the CAC 1919-36, s-1919.) (H) (M) (A)
  • HUGHES, Mabel Beach
    Artist Member, lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964)
  • HUNKINS, Ella Gilbert
    Artist Member, lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964)
  • HUNLEY, Katherine Jones (1883 – 1964)
    After studying at the AIC, she moved to California in 1908 and continued studies at the Batchelder School. Most of her works are of Laguna Beach where she spent her summers and Redlands, where she lived. (Exh. with the CAC in 1930.) (H) (M)
  • HUNT, Esther Anna (1875 – 1951)
    Painter, sculptor. Born in Grand Island, NE on Aug. 30, she moved to San Diego in 1881 and grew up on a ranch. From 1896-1900 she worked as an artist in L.A. Moving to S.F. she studied art at the Mark Hopkins Institute (1901). She studied portraiture with Chase in NYC (1905-06), she continued studying overseas in Paris. While in Paris her portrait of her sister was hung in the Paris Salon. Hunt first appears with the CAC in their Spring Exhibit of 1914. Returning to CA she maintained a studio in L.A. for four years and from 1918-27 lived in S.F. During 1927-31 she lived in Greenwich Village, NYC, and again in S.F. 1932-46. She died on March 4. CAC Exhibitions: Spring Exhibit (1914). (H) (M) (A)
  • HUNT, Myra
    Artist Member. (B, joined Feb. 1932)
  • HUNT, Thomas Lorraine (1882 – 1938)
    A student of his father, artist John Powell Hunt, and the PAFA, he moved to Laguna Beach and became active there in 1927. He was instrumental in establishing the art museum there in 1929. His works use a highly colorful palette. (Exh. with the CAC 1932-33.) (H) (M) (A) (B, joined Mar. 1932)
  • HUNTINGTON, Daphne (1910 – 2012)
    Artist Member, Exhibition Chairman (1960, 1961), Demonstrator (1960), and CAC VP (1967). Born Oct. 24, 1910 in Ketchikan, Alaska. Daphne, along with her sister Venetia Epler, studied at the Slade School and the London School of Arts and Crafts (both in London), as well as 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). Daphne resided in Los Angeles and Hollywood most of her life, and was living in Glendale when she passed away on Oct. 2, 2012, just shy of her 102nd birthday. CAC Exhibitions: 50th (1959), 58th (1967, CAC VP), 59th (1968, award), 60th (1969), 62nd (1971), 64th (1973), 66th (1975) Annual Exhibitions; CAC Exhibition at the Friday Morning Club (1961, award); CAC Salon of Art (1966). (B, Jan., June, July, Sept. 1960; Jan., Mar., Apr., May, July 1961) (R, 1964, 1984)
  • HURTT, Arthur Russell (1861 – 1938)
    Painter. Born in Wisconsin on Oct. 31, 1861, Hurtt was a pupil of Douglas Volk and Irving Wiles at the Art Students League in NYC, and Alex Fournier in France. After settling in Los Angeles about 1908, he painted stage scenery, murals and panoramas. Hurtt first appears with the CAC in their 4th Annual Exhibition. He was active in Los Angeles until his death on Jan. 9, 1938.CAC Exhibitions: 4th Annual (1913). (H)
  • HUTCHINSON, Helen [Mrs. Dr. Randall] (1866 – )
    An Honorary Member, Hutchinson is first mentioned with the CAC in their 2nd Annual Exhibition. CAC Exhibitions:2nd Annual (1911). (H)