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

  • TAGGART, Richard Thompson (1904-1989)
    First Vice President of the CAC (c.1939-40). Painter. Born in Indianapolis, IN on May 11, 1904. Taggart began his art studies in Indiana under Paul Hadley. He moved to California in 1919 and further studied with Jean Mannheim, Alson S. Clark, and at the Stickney Art Institute. After four years in Sierra Madre, he settled in Altadena and remained there until his demise on July 17, 1989. (CAC Archives)
  • TALBOT, Hattie C.
    Member. CAC Exhibitions: Hollyhock House Opening Exhibition (1927)
  • TANBERG, Ella Hotelling
    CAC Exhibitions: California Art Exhibit (1928, Bullock’s)
  • TANNER, Albertine Pedleton
    Artist Member, lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964)
  • TAW, Linda Peschelt
  • TAYLOR, Jermaine L.
    Associate Member, lived in Anaheim. (R, 1964)
  • TAYLOR, Margaret L. (C.?) (1883 – 1972)
    An Active member, Taylor first appears with the CAC in the 1912 Blanchard Exhibition. She studied with Duveneck and moved to L.A. in 1911, exhibiting locally. CAC Exhibitions: Blanchard Exhibition (1912); 3rd Annual (1912)
  • TAYLOR, Marian L.
    Artist Member, lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964)
  • TAYLOR, Virginia
    Artist Member, lived in North Hollywood. (R, 1964)
  • THAXTON, Helen
    Associate Member, lived in Temple City. (R, 1964)
  • TEW, Marguerite [Margaret] Rose (1885-1975)
    Active Member, listed on the Members of Art Committee-Sculpture. (B, Jan.-Feb. 1926). Born in Magdalena, NM on Jan. 6, 1885. Tew studied at the Pennsylvania School of Industrial Art and the PAFA where she was awarded a traveling scholarship. By 1917 she had settled in Los Angeles where she was soon hired as a staff artist at the Southwest Museum. Tew first appears with the CAC in their Spring Exhibit of 1917. In 1929 she married John W. Bury and taught in Los Angeles public schools until retirement in 1948. She died in Lynwood, CA on July 16, 1975. CAC Exhibitions: Spring Exhibition (1917) (H)
  • THOMAS, Georgia Seaver
    Artist Member, lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964)
  • THOMPSON, Hannah (1888 – ?)
    A painter, she first appears with the CAC during their Spring 1918 Exhibit. She was also a member of the California Society of Printmakers. CAC Exhibitions: Spring Exhibition (1918)
  • THOMPSON, Leonard B.
    Thompson was awarded first prize in leatherwork (along with a year of membership with the CAC) at the First Annual G.I. Art Exhibit in Los Angeles. CAC Exhibitions: G.I. Exhibit (1946)
  • THOMPSON, Ludie W.
    Associate Member, lived in Hollywood. (R, 1964)
  • THURSTON, Jane Lee McDuffie (1887 – 1967)
    Studying at the National Park Seminary, the AIC, and with Richard Miller and Jean Mannheim, she settled in Pasadena in 1917. In 1923 she married Carl Thurston, an author. Thurston is mentioned in “Artistwocky,” from the Dec. 1928 issue of the CAC Bulletin. CAC Exhibitions: Hollyhock House Opening Exhibition (1927) (Exh. with the CAC 1925-28, 1934, 1937.) (H) (M) (A)
  • THURSTON, Dr. Mabel (d. 1951)
    Member, she passed away on Jan. 20, 1951. (B, Feb. 1951)
  • THWING, John Franklin (1867 – 1944)
    An Associate Member, Thwing first appears with the CAC in their 2nd Annual Exhibition. Commercial artist and architect. CAC Exhibitions: 2nd Annual (1911)
  • TIFT, William
    Tift was awarded first prize in illustration (along with a year of membership with the CAC) at the First Annual G.I. Art Exhibit in Los Angeles. CAC Exhibitions: G.I. Exhibit (1946)
  • TINGLE, Minnie May Orewyler (1874 – 1926)
    An accomplished pianist and poet as well as a painter. She painted a set of all the Calif. missions which were exhibited at LACMA in 1925 and then donated to the museum.
  • TITUS, Aime Baxter (1883-1941)
    Titus first appears with the CAC in their Annual Exhibition of 1914. CAC Exhibitions: 5th Annual (1914)
  • TOIGO, Dan
    Artist Member, Lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964) (A)
  • TOWNER, Xarifa Hamilton (1881 – 1918)
    Painter, pastellist. Born in Kenwood, NY on March 5, 1881. Towner studied in New York under Twachtman, Metcalf, Hawthorne, and Christy. She was active and had a studio in Laguna Beach during 1909-17. Towner first appears with the CAC in the opening exhibit at Royar Gallery. (LAT) (H) CAC Exhibitions: Royar and Neighbours Gallery (1912); 6th Annual (1915) (A)
  • TOWNSLEY, Channel Pickering (1867 – 1921)
    5th CAC President
    As a student of Wm. Chase, he managed Chase’s Shinnecock School and organized his European art classes. He also founded the London School of Art and was an instructor there alongside Frank Brangwyn. Townsley first appears with the club during their 6th Annual. CAC Exhibitions: 6th Annual (1915)
  • TOWNSLEY, Mrs. Channel Pickering (n.d.)
    Pres. Paval awarded Honorary Life Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents. (B, Aug. 1955)
  • TRUESDELL, Edith Park (1888-1986)
    Artist Member; Associate Editor of the CAC Bulletin (from Jan. 1929 through about 1931). Born in Derby, Connecticut to Charles Ware Park and Anna Maria Ballentine Park, the youngest of six children. A student at the School of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, she studied with Frank Benson, Edmund Tarbell, and Philip Hale. She married John Truesdell on March 21, 1922 in Boston; they arrived in L.A. by 1924 (as well as maintaining a ranch in CO). After her husband died in 1953, she moved to northern CA near Mt. Tamalpais. She passed away in December 1986. CAC Exhibitions: 15th Annual (1924); 16th Annual (1925); 17th Annual (1926); 18th Annual (1927); 20th Annual (1929); 21st Annual (1930); 22nd Annual (1931); 23rd Annual (1932)
  • TSEU, Rosita (1916 – 2003)
    Born January 6, 1916, Rosita was always heavily involved in the CAC, whether exhibiting her artwork or volunteering. A large portion of the CAC’s Research Library was donated by her from her personal collection of books, just a little while prior to her passing on August 19, 2003.
  • TUCKERMAN, Lilia McCauley (1882 – 1969)
    Studied at the Corcoran Art Gallery in D.C., with Noyes and Woodbury in Ipswich, MA, and with Parshall in Carpinteria, CA.
  • TURNER, Jean L.
    Member (B, joined Dec. 1944)