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

  • ZACHMAN, Constance L.
    Member. (B, joined Dec. 1987)
  • ZIM, Marco (1880 – 1963)
    An Active member, Zim first appears with the CAC in the 1912 Blanchard Exhibition. Opened the San Diego Academy of Art with Maurice Braun. CAC Exhibitions: Blanchard Exhibition (1912); 3rd Annual (1912)
  • ZIMMERER, Frank J. (1882 – 1965)
    A painter and commercial artist, Zimmerer studied at the AIC, the Glasgow School of Art (Scotland) and in Paris. Early in his career he was active in Missouri, Chicago, Indianapolis, and NYC. He was head of the art department of Northwest Missouri Normal. By 1924 he had moved to Los Angeles. During the Depression Zimmerer assisted his friend Dr. Homer M. Cook with a former church that the doctor had turned into a home for the poor.CAC Member Hazel Fetterly Boehme was a student of his. CAC Exhibitions: 17th Annual (1926); 18th Annual, Hollyhock House Opening Exhibition (1927)
  • ZIMMERMAN, Frederick Almond (1886 – 1974)
    Exhibited locally and taught at the Pasadena Art Institute. (A)
  • ZORO, De Etore (b. 1894)
    Born in Cibiana, Italy on Jan. 27, 1894. De Zoro dei Cappeler studied in Germany, Italy, China, Japan, and at the Andhra Research University in India. He was an art commissioner in Santa Barbara in the 1930s and a resident there through the 1960s. His sculpture includes busts, figures, and reliefs. Exh: Calif.-Pacific Int’l Expo (San Diego), 1935; Palos Verdes Public Library, 1937; GGIE, 1939; Palos Verdes, 1935-37; Calif. Art Club, 1936; Santa Barbara AA, 1935-38; Ebell Salon (LA), 1940-41. Awards: Grand Prix (Belgium), 1937; Cross Academic Honor, Int’l Academic Council (Washington, DC), 1938. In: USC; Pieve di Cadore Museo (Italy); San Diego Museum; White House (Washington, DC); St Francis Monument (SF). (H)
  • ZUTTO, Harry J.
    Artist Member, lived in Los Angeles. (R, 1964)