The deadline for our 3rd annual Springtime Virtual Art Challenge (online art show) is coming up on Friday, April 22 at 5pm! This year, it's easier than ever to enter! As always, entering is completely FREE for K-12 CNUSD students, and adults in any Inland Empire city or community can enter 2 pieces for just $10. The kids category winners will get ribbons from CAA, and the adults 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will split half the proceeds we earn from take-in. Don't miss this fun opportunity to share your art with the world!
Learn more and sign up here: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/springtime-2022-virtual-art
On Tuesday, April 12, CAA had our monthly General Meeting. We shared news and updates, welcomed new members, and made these adorable Easter and Spring themed jelly-bean jars from recycled containers. Our next meeting is on Tuesday, May 10.
Won't you join us!
Members Only: CAA members, if you would like to donate a piece of art to be included in the Rotary Club's silent auction at this year's Lobsterfest, please bring it to the Gallery before May 1. The Lobsterfest event attracts hundreds of people each year, and will help raise funds and awareness for the Corona Art Association!
Last Saturday, we had another fun and successful Intro to Stained Glass Workshop. Look at the bright and cheerful mushrooms they made!
Becky Floyd will be instructing a 5-week Beginner Stained Glass course that will meet on Wednesdays from 5:30-8:00pm starting April 20. Sign up today! https://www.coronaartassociation.org/service-page/beginner-stained-glass-course?referral=service_list_widget
We are collaborating with Leyenda Ballet Folklorico Dance Company to bring a costumed live model to the CAA Gallery for an opportunity to draw, paint, or photograph 6:30pm on Thursday, April 21! This is a wonderful opportunity for you don't want to miss. Please sign up as soon as possible, as we need a minimum of 5 participants to make it worth the model's time. Just $20 for CAA members and $25 for non-members.
Kathryn Duncan will be back with another session of Watercolor Painting Fridays from 12-2pm, April 15, 22, and 29th. Book all three classes for $70 online now https://www.coronaartassociation.org/service-page/watercolor-painting-violet-blue?referral=service_list_widget
or pay the drop-in rate of $25 per class, at each class meeting.
Deadline is this Friday, April 15! Our Maxine Piester Memorial Art Scholarship application is now available. 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
Looking for a family-friendly Easter craft? Join us on Friday, April 15 from 4-6pm to paint or decoupage jumbo eggs or bunnies you can use as plant stakes or door hangers. Just $10 for members/$15 for non-members. Sign up today! https://www.coronaartassociation.org/event-details/easter-craft-workshop-jumbo-eggs-and-bunnies
Upcoming Art Classes and Workshops:
For Adults (16+)
Watercolor Painting Fridays, 12-2pm, April 15, 22, and 29 with Kathryn Duncan
Cricut Club Wed., Apr. 20 from 3:00-4:30pm, public welcome!
Beginner Stained Glass Course with Becky Floyd starts Wed., Apr. 20
Beginners Photo Walk with Sue Ingenito, Sun., Apr. 24 from 4-5pm
Mini Mosaic with or for Mom with Becky Floyd on Sun., May 1 from 2-4pm
For Kids and Teens
Healing Through Art program with the Stephan Center March 22 and 23.
Beginners Photo Walk with Sue Ingenito, Sun., Apr. 24 from 4-5pm
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 remember to sign up for April and May 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 May 10, 6-8pm (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.**
📆 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
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