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Palette Volume 111 , Issue 9

Central Coast Art Association OCTOBER, 2011

CCAA CALENDAR

SEPTEMBER MEETING

OUR MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Our demo artist was Jane Flury. Jane talked about using the limited palette method and covered the basics of watercolor. She is known for her coastal views and still lifes. Jane teaches watercolor classes, drawing, and outdoor painting classes. You can email her at artnants@aol.com for more information.

Next meeting: Monday, October 24th General meeting is 7:00 P.M. to 9 P.M. (Board meeting is at 6:00 P.M) The Monterey Youth Center - 646-3873 777 Pearl St., Monterey (Dennis the Menace Park)

PROGRAM FOR OCTOBER Our demo artist will be local artist Jeff Daniel Smith. Upon moving to the Monterey Peninsula in 1994 he became inspired by the natural beauty of the area. His use of bold brushwork and lively color make his oils stand out. Smith is a plein air painter, working primarily on location. He is a member of the Informalists Plein Air group and was a featured artist in their group show at the Miller Gallery in Cincinnati in 2001. In addition to the Carmel Art Association Gallery, Smith's work can also be seen at Galerie Plein Air in Carmel.

Adult Art Competition Avery Gallery at Seaside City Hall Entries Due: Oct 28th, 3:00 - 6:00 INFORMATION : 899-6811 Artspan.com is a website worth looking into if you are thinking of creating a website that is inexpensive and easy to do.

HELP!!! We need a PUBLICITY person to join our board. The job entails emailing the upcoming meeting information to the Herald and other local papers. We also need a SHOWCASE chairperson. That requires selecting a member/artist to bring in their work to one of the meetings. It‟s fun to see what our artist friends are doing. The chairperson will bring in easels for their use and introduce the showcase person.

Our showcase artist was Charles Pifer. Charles is a retired doctor who decided to get serious with his painting. Mark Farina gave him a crash course for the last year and a half. Charles says, “I'm happily retired in Carmel, California, and greatly enjoy the challenge of abstract painting. I approach every canvas without a pre-conceived idea of what I want to create so I‟m thrilled when something acceptable appears! Should my paintings bring you as much pleasure as I have had in creating them, that would redouble mine!”

Abstract Acrylic/Collage Workshop Instructor: Deborah Russell Tues & Wed, October 24 & 25, 2011 Cost: $150 for 2 days 10am-4pm 920-8130 divadeba@gmail.com Watercolor Classes Instructor: Deborah Russell Thursdays, Nov 3-Dec 15 Cost: $125 for 6 week session 920-8130 divadeba@gmail.com Deborah Russell will need the deposit for the CCAA Bob Burridge workshops by Nov 1st. The cost is $225 for each three-day class for members and $250 for non-members. Make the check out to CCAA.


CCAA COMMUNITY DISPLAYS ▪ Pebble Beach Post Office  Oct – Laura Lockett  Nov – Rod Parmley  Dec – Jane Flury The Pebble Beach calendar is open for next year. January and July are the only two months taken. ▪ Sally Griffin Senior Center  Sept 2 – Nov 4, CCAA All Member Show  Nov 4 – Jan 6, CCAA Board Group Show, “Stepping up to the Palette” The SG Senior Center has one opening - Mar 2 to May 4. Call Jan Scott (373-2019), our community display contact, to arrange shows. If you are having a reception, send JPEG pictures and information to the Herald two weeks before the event.

The tabletop library will be set up at the next meeting …. great learning DVDs and „how to‟ books for different media will be available. Cheryl Kampe will help you with this. Welcome to Dorothy Stonely our new Treasurer! Dorothy drives from Moss Landing for all the CCCAA meetings. Dorothy says, “I'm known for vibrant free form and abstract painting. Much of my inspiration is right outside my studio on Monterey Bay, California. The brilliant sunsets and constantly changing blues of the water produce nature's paintings that I can only interpret in my work. I'm drawn to the unstructured forms found

in the sea and sky.”

CENTRAL COAST ART ASSOCIATION POST OFFICE BOX 102 PACIFIC GROVE, CALIFORNIA 93950

CCAA is on Facebook! There are two ways to get onto our site. If you are a Facebook member, when logged in, enter CENTRAL COAST ART ASSOCIATION under SEARCH and you are there. If you are not a member, Google FACEBOOK. When you get a login page ignore the login and enter CENTRAL COAST ART ASSOCIATION in the search box. Post your most recent painting and read the latest newsletter.

CCAA MEMBERSHIP Due to the cost of mailing and the labor involved, the CCAA newsletter will only be available in email form for $25.00. If you want to have it mailed, the dues will be $30 a year. To receive the Palette by email, let me know Mommaklein@aol.com Mail your dues to: Central Coast Art Association P. O. Box 102 Pacific Grove, CA 93950

CCAA Nov 4 – Jan 6, CCAA Board Group Show at Sally Griffin Senior Center “Stepping up to the Palette” Reception will be November 18th, 5 – 7 PM. CCAA OFFICERS & COMMITTEE CHAIRS President Vice President Rec Secretary Corr Secretary Community Display Exhibitions Hospitality Lending Library Membership/Editor Programs Publicity Showcase Artist Treasurer

Shirley Moffitt - 384-6681 Leela Marcum – 642-0260 Judy Giordano – 277-8388 Julie Heilman – 917-0009 Jan Scott – 373-2019 Jan Scott – 373-2019 Darlene Berry – 626-2812 Cheryl Kampe – 333-9633 Carole Klein – 333-1943 Deborah Russell – 620-0284 Maria Poroy – 641-9940 Leela Marcum – 642-0260 Dorothy Stonely - 633-3006


CENTRAL COAST ART ASSOCIATION OCTOBER 2011 PALETTE