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

  • OLDS, Marion
    CAC Exhibitions: 35th Annual (1944)
  • OLIVIER, Henry Ketting (1924 – 2004)
    36th and 38th CAC President
    He held two terms as CAC President: 1974-1977 and 1981-1984. His wife was named Helen. (A)
  • OLSEN, Bobby
    Member. (B, joined May 1989)
  • ORBE, Helen Ruth
    See DAWES, Helen Ruth Orb
  • ORTLIEB, Robert E.
    Artist [Sculptor] Member, lived in Inglewood. Won the Gold Medal for Sculpture in the 62nd CAC Annual. Ortlieb gave a demonstration on Sept. 22, 1971 for the Valley Artists Guild. (R, 1964) (B, Oct. 1971) CAC Exhibitions: 62nd Annual (1971, gold medal)
  • OSAKI, Harry
    Osaki was awarded first prize for his wood sculpture “Delores” (the award included a year of membership with the CAC) at the First Annual G.I. Art Exhibit in 1946. CAC Exhibitions: G.I. Exhibit (1946)
  • OSBORNE, Lew
    Artist Member, lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964)
  • OSTRANDER, J. Marvin
    Artist Member, lived in Hollywood. (R, 1964)
  • OTIS, George Demont (1879 – 1962)
    Artist Member. Born in Memphis, Sept. 21, 1879. He studied art at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts; at Cooper Union, Nat’l Academy of Design, and the Art Students League (NYC); and at the Brooklyn Academy. Nov. 25, 1931 he married his wife Clara. He settled in Kentfield, CA where he maintained a a studio and became known for paintings, etchings, wood carvings, lithography, stage set designer and cinematic scene painter. (Nat’l Cyclopedia of American Biography) CAC Exhibitions: 18th Annual (1927), 19th Annual (1928), 20th Annual (1929)
  • OUMEDIAN, Michel
    Artist Member, lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964)
  • OWEN, Frances P.
    Artist Member, lived in Pasadena. (R, 1964) (B, joined Nov. 1960)
  • OWENS, Charles Hamilton (1881 – 1958)
    Began his art career at the S.F. Examiner, and spent one year at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute. After the 1906 earthquake he moved to L.A. and worked as an employee of the Times; he maintained a studio in Mt. Washington, painting desert scenes in his leisure. Owens first appears with the CAC in the opening exhibit at the Royar Gallery in 1912; he died in Los Angeles on March 3, 1958. CAC Exhibitions: Royar and Neighbours Gallery (1912) (H)