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Here come the Holidays!


 

Week in Review:


CAA and community members joined CAA's Gift Shop coordinator and gardener, Lani Britain, in constructing these gorgeous and fragrant living wreaths last Friday, Nov. 5. Lani used living succulents, rosemary and eucalyptus leaves harvested from her own garden and taught participants how to fashion them around metal wreath forms, and then apply bows and other decorations.





At our General Meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 9, CAA First Vice President Lori Alarcon lead a hands-on demonstration of balloon kiss painting. It was messy, fun, and beautiful! We all had a great time.



Also, the members present chose the artwork that will represent CAA on our 2021 Holiday card. Three members brought in artwork, including Becky Floyd and Janet Griffith, but it was the adorable and festive gnome digitally painted by Kim Mabon that won our hearts. Way to go, Kim!


The winner of the random drawing of the entries from our Day of the Dead sugar skull coloring contest was chosen. 9 year old Evelyn N. will be receiving $20 from CAA! Thank you to all the kids and parents who emailed us photos of your art!



Hand-drawn and painted cards by CAA member Pat Shelko were presented to 4 members of the Woman's Improvement Club of Corona on Tuesday Nov. 9 to mark their 90th+ birthdays. The cards were selected and presented by CAA and WICC member, Shirley Clark.




 

Here are our planned activities for the next week...

  • Take in for the "Home" Art Show will be Friday-Sunday, Nov. 12-14, 12-4pm. What does the word "home" mean to you? What images and emotions does it evoke"? All mediums are welcome, and so are non members.

To learn more about how to enter, please visit: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/art-exhibit-schedule or send us an email for questions: admin@coronaartassociation.org

CAA Members: Please remember to complete your Voting and 2022 Survey before 4pm on Sunday, Nov. 14. Paper Ballots are also available in the Gallery during take-in.



  • CAA has joined forces with the Stephan Center to offer "Healing Through Art" classes for youth experiencing loss and grief. Stop but the Open House on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 10-2pm in the Community Room at the Historic Civic Center. Members, we could use some extra help staffing the activity!


  • Altered Books Workshop on Nov. 18: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/event-details/altered-books-friends-night-out Grab your friends, or come solo and make new ones! Our "night out" event is being hosted by CAA member Chris Frausto. Turn photos and memorabilia into an amazing piece of art! Perfect project for holiday giving... especially to that person who "has it all". Thurs. 11/18, 4-7pm. $25 CAA Members/$30 non-members.




 

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To see more events coming up, please visit our main Events page or Calendar: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/



Coming Soon...

  • Artist Reception for "Home" art show Nov 20, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cookies and coffee will be provided as we pin the winners!

  • Mosaic Christmas Trees: CAA member Becky Floyd will guide you through the process of stained glass mosaic of Christmas (or pine) trees! . This is a 2 DAY WORKSHOP on BOTH Fri., 12/3 from 4:30-8:30pm and Sun., 12/5 from 4:30-6pm. $25 for CAA members, $30 for non-members. Includes all supplies.

  • City Holiday Lighting Celebration: Dec 05, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM: The City of Corona is holding its annual holiday lighting celebration on the Civic Center Lawn. CAA will be open late! Please stop by for a cup of coffee, a cookie, enjoy our art show, and shop from our Gallery Gift Shop!

  • Ornament Auction: Dec 11, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: The public is invited to join us for a special holiday fundraising event! CAA artists will be donating handcrafted Christmas ornaments and holiday items for a silent auction, Sat., Dec. 11 from 4-6pm. 100% of proceeds will fund CAA community art programs and services! Hot drink and sweets provided. Members: WE NEED YOUR ENTRIES BY DEC. 9TH, PLEASE!

  • Members: 2022 Dues need to be paid by Dec. 31, 2021. Please renew online here: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/join-or-renew-membership or if you prefer, you can pay in the gallery or mail in your payment. In all cases, you need to fill out a new application every year to make sure we have correct and updated information. Thank you!


Reminders...

  • 📆 Members: Pick your 4 hours per month of gallery sitting: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/gallery-sitting

  • 🎄Don't forget to shop our Gallery Gift Shop for CARDS, GIFTS and DECOR! All handcrafted by CAA member artists. A portion of the proceeds supports our community arts mission!

  • 🖼 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.**

  • 🖌 Adult (16+) painting and drawing with Mary Lou Wallace occurs every Monday from 3:30-5:30pm. Cost is $60 for 4 sessions. To sign up, go to: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/bookings-checkout/painting-and-drawing-for-adults


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.


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Corona Art Association is located inside Corona's Historic Civic Center at 815 W 6th St #145, Corona, CA 92882


Business Hours:

Thursday - Sunday, 12pm-4pm



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