June 2, Kathryn Duncan debuted her "Creative Spirits!" series with Gelli Printing. We had a packed house. Many interesting conversations and gelli prints were made, along with sharing of refreshments. The next "Creative Spirits!" event is this Friday, July 7th at 6pm, when the project will be creating beautiful watercolor succulent cards.
On June 13, our monthly General Meeting for members featured an inspirational talk by artist Jane Moore about her nonprofit, Pencils and Dreams, which builds and supports schools in Tanzania, Africa. Jane writes and illustrates her own children's books to support this mission, some of which she left in the Gallery for purchase.
On June 14th, Alex and Lori Alarcon along with Kim Mabon, were present to receive a $500 grant from the Circle City Rotary. Thank you CC Rotarians!
On June 17th, many CAA artists came together to host the Maxine Piester Memorial Fine Art Fair in the CAA Gallery. Thank you to everyone who participated and showed support for this event.
Our business hours have changed! Currently, we are staffed on Fridays and Saturdays from 12-4pm, and Sundays 2-4pm.
On Thursdays July 13, 20, 27 and August 3, the City of Corona is hosting the Summer Street Fair on the front lawn of the Historic Civic Center. These events will feature live concerts, vendors, and food trucks. And CAA will be open each night for art show viewing as well as shopping in our gift shop. Stop by and see us!
Take in for our next art show, "Day at the Beach" will occur on July 14-16th. The theme is "Day at the Beach". Entry is open to all members and nonmembers. Visit our website here to learn more about how to enter: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/art-exhibit-schedule
The Artists' Reception and Pot Luck will be on Saturday, July 22nd at 6pm.
Our next General Meeting for members is on Tuesday, July 11th at 6pm. It will feature a talk by our own Leanna Griffin about People's Intuitive Reactions to Famous Art. All members and prospective members are welcome to attend.
Art Classes for Kids and Adults:
Adult Painting and Drawing with Mary Lou takes place every Monday from 3:30-5:30pm.
Oil or Acrylic Painting Class with Vicki Pedersen is every Wednesday at 10:00am.
Creative Spirits! Watercolor Card with Kathryn Duncan is on Friday, July 7th at 6pm.
Story Art Children's Class with Lori Alarcon starts at 10:30am on Saturday, July 8th.
ByRei PaperCrafting Workshop will be on Saturday, July 29th at 10am.
Save the Date!
Mat and Sign Cutting by Alex.
And it's not too late to get your own CAA 60th anniversary tee shirts and calendars!
Shirt 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 July11th, 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
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 Friday and Saturday 12-4pm, and Sunday 2-4pm or browse online anytime: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/gallery-shop
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. 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