Cambria Center for the Arts
Allied Arts Association
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The Cambria Allied Art Association is Non-Profit Organization and is open to all interested persons. Our members include artists, patrons and those who have an interest in the fine arts. Although the majority of our members live in Cambria, it is not a requirement of membership. Our mission is to foster, encourage and promote the arts in Cambria. We do this by providing scholarships, creating competitions and exposing the public to various forms of visual and performing arts.
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|General Membership Meeting: A very short general membership meeting will now be held before each meeting just to update members and answer
Location: The Cambria Center for the Arts, in Conference Room #1, 2 p.m. on 2nd Sunday (mostly) of every other month.
Free to Member, Guest ($2 donation). Carolyn Pye is the contact for future information on the speaker programs.
|January||Guest lecturer, Tory Raggett, from Carmel. Details to come.
|October 6||Presentation by watercolor artist Gary Miyamoto on Sunday, October 6 at 2:00pm. Everyone is welcome to attend this watercolor demonstration. Any questions can be answered at 927-3291 or 927-1356. >>The Artist|
|August 11||Presentation by Tess Wright on Sunday, August 11 at 2:00pm. An art historian with masters degree in art design and undergraduate work in art history. >>The Artist|
|June 9||Dennis Curry will speak at Bi-Monthly Program on Sunday, June 9 at 2:00pm. He is best known for his paintings and original prints of East African wildlife. >>The Artist >>DennisCurry.com|
|Apr 14||We will have Art Van Rhyn to demo how he does the cartoons for the Cambrian. >>The Artist|
|Feb 10|| Prizewinning plein-air watercolor artist Kathy Miller.
|Sept 16||Print demonstration by the Rosenthals: Rosey and Barbara.
There will be an article about the Rosenthals but this is a pre-article alert:
Printmakers Rosey and Barbara Rosenthal will include some hands on audience participation at their September 16th
presentation for our Bimonthly Program Series.
We will do some printing using old (void) credit cards, so try to save one you haven't cut up.
Also think about a simple line sketch that would fit on a credit card.
This is an exciting printing innovation that Barbara and Rosey have invented for our program. <<Hide
|July 15||"All about the Theatre" - by Nancy Green and Judith Jesness.
Our presenters on July 15th will be Nancy Green and Judith Jesness.
These two women began the Theatre Arts Group of Allied Arts around 1994 and are still collaborating for the performing arts wing. Nancy Green was elected Theatre Director in 2011 and appealed to Judith (who had moved from Cambria) to direct a full production annually for Allied Arts. Judith is here now in her capaci ty of Director of "RUMORS" which is Allied Arts' scheduled summer production and runs August 10 through September 2nd. The two women will give us insight into what the audience sees after the "work" has been done and the actors are ready to perform "on the boards"... Come to see and hear what it takes to put on a play. AND A SURPRISE OR TWO AS WELL... Sunday, July 15th at 2:00 p.m. in the Cambria Center for the Arts Theatre. This talk is free for Allied Arts members; guests are asked to donate $2. <<Hide
|May 20|| Chandra Nuum will speak on "Interaction of Color" using Josef Albers as one example.
Mark 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 20th on your calendar for the next program in our bi-monthly lecture series held in Conference Room #1 at the Cambria Center for the Arts.
Chandra Nuum will speak on "Interaction of Color" using Josef Albers as one example. She has taught at the Academy of Art-San Francisco, Uc Davis, Berkley and other universities.
She is a printmaker, painter and currently lives in Cambria. more to come after our interview later.
This event is free for all Allied Arts Association members and the fee for non-members is $2.
For further information call 927-4722 or 927-1356. <<Hide
|Mar 18||John Barnard , a very popular artist and teacher, doing his wonderful impressionistic watercolors.|
|Jan 15|| Art Van Rhyn and Annie Lawrence will talk about "Book Art."
|Board Meetings - Monthly|
Meets 3rd Tuesdays @ 4:00 P.M. at the Cambria Center for the Arts.
Location, location, location of hard copies of the budget, board minutes, and the by-laws. More>>
Hard copies of the budget, board minutes, and the by-laws in a white folder to be located on the shelf above the telephone in the kitchen at the Gallery. <<Less
|Membership Meeting and Election - Annual|
2013 Allied Arts Membership Meeting:
Rabobank Community Room, 1070 Main Street
Monday, November 18, 2013
From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served.
|CCA/Allied Arts Announcements:|
Post Date: 08/16/2013 Art Promotion and Open Board/Staff positions
The CCA Gallery has an immediate need for someone with good computer skills who would enjoy "spreading the word" about our featured artists at the change of each show and promoting the art center in general. You would be working directly with the Gallery Directors.
October is close on the horizon, and that means elections for Board and staff positions. We will have at least four open positions: Secretary, Treasurer, Membership and PR. If you enjoy having our attractive, affordable venue to exhibit your works, consider filling one of these posts. No extraordinary skills required.
If you are interested please contact Linda Dunn, Jeanette Wolff , or Randy Schwalbe.
Post Date: 07/02/2013 (Nancy Green, Theatre) - help Needed.
The Theatre is always in need of volunteers to learn how to operate the lights, sound and backstage crew of the productions.
If you have any interest or anyone else you know can help or would like more information, please contact Nancy Green at 927-5951 or at email@example.com
Post Date: 07/13/2013 - By webmaster for Woods Humane Society
Woods Humane Society is a nonprofit, privately funded organization dedicated to the humane care of animals who are waiting for their forever homes.
In 2013 Woods Humane Society embarked on a three-year strategic plan to 1) Increase Adoptions, 2) Expand Educational Programming and 3) Expand Spay and Neuter Programs. Click HERE to know more about the organization.
In particular, we are in need of Foster Volunteers for the Caring Companions Program:
- Click HERE to know more about the Caring Companions Program.
- Click HERE for the Caring Companions Foster Volunteer FAQs.
- Click HERE to download the Caring Companions Foster Care Agreement.
- Click HERE to download the Caring Companions Foster Family Information Sheet.
Post Date: 07/07/2013 - By CCA/Allied Arts for Plummer Brothers
Kyle and Carlos are around 17 and 14 years old, have earned several awards (some national) for their filmmaking.
We would like to encourage them in their endeavors by posting this Casting Call for them:
Award-winning filmmakers, the Plummer Brothers, are making a new short film and are looking for actors to be in the project! They are shooting on certain dates and planning to shoot in and around Cambria. Dates TBD.
Actors will not be paid but will receive screen credit and a copy of the final film. Looking for:
Lead Male: -16-17 yrs old, Leading Female: -16-17 yrs old, Supporting Male: -16-17 yrs old
Update: 07/22/2013 - Looking for:
Lead Male: -30-40 yrs old and -60-70 yrs old Leading Female: -30-40 yrs old and -60-70 yrs old
If you are interested in participating, or know someone who would be, please contact them at (805) 927-3043 or
Member Announcement: Patricia Griffin Click to enlarge:
Posted: 09/15/2013: -
PLEASE VISIT THE STUDIO + Gallery 880 Main Street * Cambria, Ca. Studio Phone: (805) 924-1050
I post studio updates every week at: Patricia Griffin Ceramics. CONNECT WITH ME ON FACEBOOK:
Posted: 09/27/2013: -
My work is now at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art. And when you purchase a piece from my new collection at SLOMA - you are benefiting the awesome programs and exhibits presented by the museum.
The collection features new hand-etched stoneware from the Woodcut Series, with starting prices at $48. If you can't make it to the museum in person, selected pieces are available online at the museum store right here.
Member Announcement: Sandi Heller
Posted: 10/28/2013 -
Sandi Heller is showing pastel landscape paintings at Stolo Family Vineyards in Cambria from Nov. 3rd to Dec. 30.
3776 Santa Rosa Creek Rd, Thursday to Monday, 12 to 5. Visit my website at www.sandihellerart.com.
Member Announcement: Judy Quitoriano
Posted: 08/14/2013: - Margaret Welsh and Judy Quitoriano pesent "Art and Architecture".
A two women multi-media Art Show @ Quarry Cove Gallery, 225 Rockaway Beach Ave. Pacifica
Sept. 9-Nov. 4, 2013. Reception was: October 6, 1:30 PM-5 PM
Member Announcement: Lynn Rathbun @The Painted Lily Gallery. Click to enlarge:
Updated: 06/03/2013 - Lynn has been one of the artists showing (and working) at the Painted Lily (at 2026 Main Street in Cambria next to Lily's Coffee House and The Garden Shed) since March, and will have quite a few new pieces.
Visit Lynn's website: www.LynnRathbun.com
Member Announcement: Michele Smith
Updated: 6/08/2013 - Michele Smith, J. D., Author of: "The Saints of San Simeon"
CONTACT: Michele Smith, J. D. Author Phone: (805) 927-2288 firstname.lastname@example.org. or visit
our website at www.outskirtspress.com/thesaintsofsansimeon.
Member Announcement: Douglas Simms Stenhouse, a plein-air water color artist
Check out his new website: www.transparentwatercolor.com.
Updated: 04/05/2013: I've just recently managed to get published a book that I've written entitled "Doug's Watercolor Painting Book"; It describes how to execute a transparent watercolor painting plus a number of other topics that are important for artists to know about in order to succeed. It will be available through ECKO Publishing. Contact Nanice Ellis (email@example.com) to get further information about how to access my book.
My book has a number of examples of my artwork but also a lot of useful information that I'm sure you'll appreciate.
Douglas Simms Stenhouse MTWS, NMWS, KWS, PWCS 20329 Roslin Ave, Torrance, CA 90503-2515 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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