Why Apply to the Mentorship Program?

As a member of the Mentorship Program, you will receive opportunities to interact and exhibit with nationally-recognized Signature Artists and connect with others in the art world who can enhance your career growth. As an artist, membership to the California Art Club helps develop your professional provenance while preserving the future of traditional fine art.


This category of membership is for professional artists and art students under 35 years of age residing in California. An application is required and interested individuals must be under 32 years of age at the time of application. Mentorship Program Members receive these special benefits:

  • Eligibility to submit artwork for jurying into CAC exhibitions that feature Mentorship Program Members, including the Annual Gold Medal Exhibition, as well as chapter exhibitions in their area of residence
  • Invitations to paint/sculpt-outs, workshops and other events for artists
  • Eligibility for opportunities to assist instructors during CAC Master Artist Workshops and potentially study with Signature Artists
  • Career-building opportunities
  • Exposure to a broader audience through CAC platforms, including the website
  • Enhanced professional credentials within the art community

$60 annually

Application Form