Scholarships, Kids' Art, Adult Art
It's that time again, when the Corona Art Association announces our Maxine Piester Memorial Art Scholarship. Each spring, we award scholarships to CNUSD graduating seniors who will be majoring in some form of visual arts in college. The 2022 scholarship applications are now available on our website: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/scholarship-program
The number and amount of awards depends on our fundraising efforts. This year, we are selling these adorable hand-painted, mosaic'd, and/or beaded birdhouses for just $10 each. All money raised from the birdhouses will go into our scholarship fund. Please stop by the gallery Thursday-Sunday, 12pm-4pm to pick yours up. New designs are added each week.
CAA member artist Kathryn Duncan taught the "Healing Through Art" classes this month. The kids, and some of their caregivers, made "squash books", using shaving cream and watercolors. They had a lot of fun and created some great art!
This program is a partnership with the Stephan Center to host free art classes to children and youth to explore feelings of loss and grief continues on the fourth Tuesday and Wednesday of the month through June. Registration is required trough the Stephan Center:https://www.thestephancenter.org/program-registration-healing-through-art/
Join artist Kathryn Duncan for watercolor painting course for adults (age 16+) starting on Friday, Feb. 25 at noon. The course runs three consecutive Fridays, 12-2pm. Cost is $85. Pre-registration and payment is required: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/service-page/watercolor-painting-red-violet?category=9e101267-a91f-457e-bfa4-8b0f3eb9040d&referral=service_list_widget
Also, this weekend, is the first ever Stained Glass Bootcamp with CAA member artist, Becky Floyd. Saturday, 2/26 and Sunday, 2/27 from 12-6pm both days. This is a 12 hour intensive course on the fundamentals of beginning stained glass. The $325 fee comes with all of the tools and materials you need to get started. Students will make a small 10" x 10" stained glass piece from a selection of designs especially chosen for beginners. Pre-registration and payment is required online at https://www.coronaartassociation.org/service-page/beginner-stained-glass-bootcamp?referral=service_list_widget
Other stained glass workshops and courses will be offered later this spring as well.
Upcoming Art Classes and Workshops:
For Adults (16+)
Painting and Drawing with Mary Lou Wallace on Mondays 3:30-5:30pm
Watercolor Painting Course with Kathryn Duncan (4: Red-Violet) begins Fri., Feb. 25
Beginner Stained Glass Bootcamp with Becky Floyd on Sat. Feb. 26 & Sun Feb. 27
Giant Rose Papercraft Workshop with Kim Mabon on Thu., Mar. 3 6-8pm
Spring Gnome Party Woodcraft Workshop with Rick and Tina Ryan on Thu., Mar. 10 from 11am-2pm
Life Drawing Class for Scholarship Fund with Bill Gorajia on Thu., Mar. 10 from 6-9pm
Cricut Club Wed., Mar. 16 from 3:00-4:30pm, public welcome!
Watercolor Painting Course with Kathryn Duncan (5: Violet) begins Fri., Mar. 18
Mosaic Workshop with Becky Floyd on Sat., Mar. 26 from 2-6pm
Beginner Stained Glass Course with Becky Floyd starts Wed., Apr. 20
For Kids and Teens
Healing Through Art program with the Stephan Center March 22 and 23.
We also offer one-time art lessons in the medium of your choice if we have an available artist to work with you, we can host an art activity for your party (e.g., paint and sip, plant party, etc.), we can provide a temporary art exhibit for your business, and more! Please see our website for more info or reach out to us.https://www.coronaartassociation.org/register-for-art-classes?category=3de77d17-edf1-4fc7-b0fc-dd1320aeae39
Members: please renew your 2022 memberships now.
Memberships will lapse on March 1.
Please remember that prorated dues are available for first-time members only.
Have questions? Don't hesitate to reach out to us.
All info about dues and membership applications is located here: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/join-or-renew-membership
Members: Please remember to sign up for March and April Gallery Sitting now... https://www.coronaartassociation.org/gallery-sitting
To see more events coming up, please visit our main Events page or Calendar: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/
Our Next General Meeting will be March 8, 6-8pm (always the 2nd Tuesday of the month). We'll be working on our Scholarship Birdhouses!
Get ready for our next art show! Take in is March 11-13 and the theme is "Dreamscapes/Fantasy": https://www.coronaartassociation.org/art-exhibit-schedule
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.**
📆 Members: Pick your 4 hours per month of gallery sitting: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/gallery-sitting
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
🖌 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.
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