Thank you CORONA Chamber of Commerce!
We are deeply honored to have been awarded 2022 Community Non-Profit of the Year by the CORONA Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, January 26, 2023. Along with this amazing award, CAA was also awarded several special certificates of recognition by the City of Corona, City of Norco, California State Senators Roth and Seyarto, California Assembly Members Essayli and Cervantes, Riverside County Board Supervisor Spiegel, and Congressman Ken Calvert. Thank you to everyone involved in recognizing the hard work and dedication that our volunteers have put in the last few years.
The awards were given at the Chamber's Awards and Officer Installation Gala held at the Eagle Glen Golf Club. In attendance at this black-tie event to accept our awards was, CAA President Laureen Pedroza, CAA 1st VP Lori Alarcon, 2nd VP Becky Floyd, and board members Amelia Nieves and Kim Mabon.
The artists' reception for our first art show of 2023, "Places Traveled" was held on Saturday, January 21. The winners can be viewed here: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/current-art-exhibit-winners
We're excited to begin celebrating our 60th Anniversary beginning with the reprisal of a tradition honoring co-founder, Dominick Frascella. The Dominick Frascella Memorial Art Show will be held on February 10-12, 2023 opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Corona Chamber of Commerce at 3pm on Friday, February 10. The theme for this art show is "Homage to the Masters", where local artists will be exhibiting artwork in the style of a famous artist or recreating famous artwork in their own style.
CALL FOR ART information can be found here: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/event-details/dominick-frascella-memorial-art-show-homage-to-the-masters
Take in for this special exhibition is 12-4pm on Feb. 4 and Feb. 9. Entries from all regional and local artists is encouraged!
Please join us for the Grand Reopening Ribbon Cutting!
New and returning members, please fill out an application online and pay your dues before March 1, 2023. Thank you to everyone who has already paid your dues for the year. You will be receiving your membership card and 2023 art show bookmarks in the mail soon!
Clay Pot Lighthouse Workshop with Kim Feb 16, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PST Corona Art Association @ Civic Center, 815 W 6th St #145, Corona, CA 92882, USA CAA member-artist Kim Mabon will lead you in the creation of a lighthouse using clay pots. Thu., 2/16 from 6-9pm. Ages 16+
Feb 18 and Feb 26, 1:00 PM PST - 3:00 PM PST Corona Art Association @ Civic Center, 815 W 6th St #145, Corona, CA 92882, USA
And don't forget to order your 60th anniversary T-Shirts before Feb. 1 to get them in time for our Grand Reopening! Later orders will be filled monthly. They come in a variety of sizes and colors and start at just $20 each!
To see more events coming up, please visit our main Events page or Calendar: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/
Our Next General Meeting will be February 14th, at 6pm in the Gallery. (General meetings are always the 2nd Tuesday of the month).
Have a picture or print that would be perfect if it were only matted and framed? We offer custom mat cutting to members and the public at very competitive pricing! Check out the info on our website: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/mat-cutting
😎 Member Mingle is on Sundays in the Gallery. Paid CAA members are welcome to mingle in the Gallery on Sundays. Bring your paints, art projects, or other leisure activities, and enjoy some quality social time while you create and relax with other CAA members. **Excludes Take-In and Workshop days.**
Fine art by our members is for sale in our current show and online! Come in Thursday-Sunday, 12-4pm to see what's available now and peruse individual artist galleries online: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/fine-art-caa-members
Our Gallery Gift Shop is stocked with CARDS, GIFTS and DECOR! All handcrafted by CAA member artists. A portion of the proceeds supports our community arts mission! You can shop in person Thursday - Sunday, 12-4pm or browse online anytime: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/gallery-shop
Calendars still available! 2 for $20
Art happens here!
The Corona Art Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community arts organization that has been serving the artistic needs of our communities since your participation in our events and donations help us to continue to support visual arts education and enjoyment for free or low-cost to residents of all ages and abilities. Thank you.
We especially need donations to our Adaptive Art classes for kids and adults with special needs. These are taught at the Corona Library 100% by volunteers. To donate specifically to this program and to learn more, please go to: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/register-for-art-classes?category=1d86e7f7-e824-4acb-86f0-0a98a21a7346
We also want to offer more and larger scholarships to art students. Even during these pandemic years, we have been able to offer small scholarships to local students graduating from high school who will be majoring in art in college. To donate specifically to this program and to learn more, please go to: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/scholarship-program
Or, to give to our general fund, you can use the "Donate" button at the bottom of any page on our website.
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Corona Art Association is located inside Corona's Historic Civic Center at 815 W 6th St #145, Corona, CA 92882