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

  • ULBER, Althea (1897-1991)
    Painter, sculptor, craftsman, designer. Born in Los Angeles, daughter of artist Julius Ulber. She studied with her father, Hans Hofmann, Roziare, F. T. Chamberlin, and MacDonald-Wright. She taught in the children’s dept. at Chouinard during 1921-41 and worked on the Federal Art Project. During the 50’s she lived in La Crescenta, CA and later in Maui, HI until the end of her life. (H) (Exh. with the CAC 1925, 1928.) (A) Mentioned in "Artistwocky," from the Dec. 1928 issue of the CAC Bulletin.
  • UMPHERES, Robert O.
    Associate Member, lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964)
  • URRICO, Mary
    Associate Member, lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964)
  • USHER, Ruby Walker (1889-1957)
    Painter, etcher, illustrator. Born in Fairmont, NE on April 20, 1889. Usher studied at AIC, Carnegie Institute, American School of Miniature Painters, the Grand Central School of Art in NYC, and with Will Foster. She lived in Summit, NJ before moving to L.A. in the 1930’s. A fire destroyed most of her work in 1943. She died in L.A. on Sept. 14, 1957. (H) (Mary Jarrett, Foreward, Who’s Who in the California Art Club, Inc., Roster and By-Laws, 1984, 75th Anniversary Edition)