Cambria Center for the Arts
           Allied Arts Association
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Workshops & Classes, etc..

Workshops and classes are held at the Cambria Center for the Arts, and they are open to Allied Arts members and non-members alike.  Groups or individual wishing to hold workshops/classes, and/or rent rooms  Facility Use Policy & Application Form 

Meets Mondays 9 - 12;
Room #12 @Cambria Center for the Arts
Current session starts on August 5th and runs through till Nov.18. Cost $45.00
Anyone who would like to have time to paint with others is welcome.  Contact: Nancy Warrick, 927-0756 
LIFE DRAWING - No instructor
Life Drawing Workshops will resume in January 2014, notices will be sent out. Contact Rosemary Pisciotta 927-8582 if you need further information.
The time is always from 9 to 12 - Cambria Center for the Arts building, "mauve room". When you enter from the rear parking lot, walk straight through the doors, and there you are. Drop-ins welcome!  The fee is $12.
Contact:  Rosemary Pisciotta 927-8582
WATERCOLOR- No instructor
Meets Tuesdays 9 - 12;
Room #12 @Cambria Center for the Arts
Current session starts on August 6th and runs through till Nov.19. Cost $45.00
Anyone who would like to have time to paint with others is welcome.  Contact: Nancy Warrick, 927-0756 
No instructor, Group critique
Meets Wednesdays 8:30 a.m. at Art Van Rhyn's
studio on Moonstone Beach. No Fee / Bring a Lunch
Contact: Steve Kellogg  or 927-2840
            2014 Workshops:

1).February 1st: Pointed Pen & Casual Copperplate
     with Mary Lou Johnson.
2).May 3rd: Fun Box Structure with Meryl Perloff.
3).Aug 2nd: Brass Rod Binding Book with
     Susan Longerot.
4).Nov 1st: Rubber Stamp Carving with Annie Lawrence.
     For information e mail:
On-going Events: As of 7/31/2013

Calling: Stolo Family Winery;
Calling: Veris Cellars Art in the Vines;
Calling: Vet's office in Tin City;
Called: Morro Bay Art Center Juried Show;
Called: Open Studios Art Tour 2013;
Called: Artist Getaway: Painting Vacation;
Called: California Sculpture SLAM
CCA/Allied Arts Announcements

Member Announcements

Stolo Family Winery Tasting Room:
Post Date: 5/4/2013: Stolo Family Winery Tasting Room is exhibiting local artists' work.
If interested, please send images to or call 924.3131 for an appointment.
From: Charlene Stolo
Veris Cellars Art in the Vines:
Post Date: 5/8/2013: An invitation to landscape artists in the Paso Robles area to be a part of a weekend of art, charity and networking. Veris Cellars is hosting an "Art in the Vines" event with three days of activities on August 9th, 10th and 11th.
The details and application form (Now).
Contact: Alison Mercer or 805-434-0319
Vet's office in Tin City: Animal related art in the waiting room.
Post Date: 5/11/2013: The vet's office in Tin City, Cambria is doing a remodel and would like to display animal related art in the waiting room. This sounds like another good exhibit area for Allied Artists. Along with the artwork, artists will need to provide a card with price and information. Your contact is Amy Ruiz, who will give you all the details.
Contact her at Amy encourages interested parties to come by and see the space available.
Called for Artists: Morro Bay Art Center Juried Show
Art Center Morro Bay is hosting a San Luis Obispo County juried show, "Palette Talent", August 8 to September 30, 2013. Cash awards and ribbons to be awarded. Juried by Louise DeMore
Carry in date is Tuesday August 6th, 10am-2pm, with pick up for juried work on the same day between 5pm-6pm.
Those chosen for exhibit will remain. Entries must be original oil, pastel, acrylic or watercolor; with a limit of no more than 36" on a side including frame, and a maximum of 2 entries per artist. $35.00 non members/$25.00 members.
Entry forms are posted on their website: and also available at Art Center Morro Bay,
835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA Contact 772-2504 for more information.
Reception August 11, 2013 at Art Center Morro Bay.
Called for Entries: 2013 Open Studios Art Tour
Open Studios Weekends: October 12-13 and October 19-20. Both Weekends Are Countywide.
Since, this is the 15th year, we are expecting additional promotions and attention for the Open Studio Art Tour. This is the only visual art event in San Luis Obispo County where artists can exhibit commission-free for 14-28 hours for only $150. 5,000 catalogs are printed and over 6,000 are viewed online. Additionally, the printed catalog is kept by visitors for years, giving artists added, immeasurable exposure.
Deadline for entries (Fee $150) is April 19th and applications are available online -click here. $200 for April 20 -30.
Go to to learn more.
Contact: Jenna Hartzell Program Director, ARTS Obispo Advancing the visual, literary, and performing arts in SLO County
805.544.9251 ext. 13, or email
Called for Artists: Who Want to Go on a Painting Vacation
1). Artist Getaway in Laguna Beach, Sept.2nd-7th. Deadline for registration/deposit May 1st.
2). Artist Getaway in Occidental/Bodega Bay, Oct 21st - Oct.26th. Deadline for registration/deposit May 15th.
Information at   
Called for Entries: California Sculpture SLAM Prospectus
SHOW US YOUR 3D ART! San Luis Obispo Museum of Art & Central Coast Sculptors Group will host this exciting juried exhibit August 23-September 29, 2013 for all 3D media with CASH AWARDS & 2 Artist Receptions.
Juror is Coleen Sterritt. ENTRY DEADLINE: May 10, 2013. Artist Notification by June 7.

PRINT "Call For Artists" Details: Lower Right Side: CLICK "California Sculpture SLAM" to print 8.5 x 11 pages
and/or Go to Central Coast Sculptors Group NEW site to print 8.5 x 14 pages.
HAND DELIVER on May 10 until 5pm to:
    Attn: California Sculpture SLAM San Luis Obispo Museum of Art:
    1010 Broad Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    or get in the mail by May 7!
Read the prospectus carefully. Then, if you have any questions, please direct them to the Co-Chairs:
    Lucie Ryan-
    Robert Oblon -
NEW Website:    Facebook CA SLAM Event:
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