Shows & Events

Feb 02 - Mar 25


New Member Jury Process

CAA Invites Local Professional Artists to Apply For Membership
Our New Member Jury Application Process is now online. The online process is a preliminary screening with an application deadline of March 25, 2015. Selected finalists will be invited to an interview with the jury from April 10-14. For complete information on the 2015 Jury Process and to see if you meet the qualifications to apply please click here. 

Mar 05 - Mar 31


Group Show

Spring Catalog Exhibition: The complete collection of 93 artworks represented by the sixty CAA Artist Members who are featured in our semi-annual Spring Catalog will be in this very special exhibition. The pieces are all for sale (subject to prior sale).

Grand Opening Reception: Saturday, March 7, 5-7 pm

Mar 05 - Mar 31


Gallery Showcase

Miguel Dominguez  - "Watercolor Landscapes"
Dominguez shows all new landscapes in his signature "dry brush" watercolor style, inspired by the serene natural beauty of the Central Coast region.

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 7, 5-7 pm

Mar 05 - Mar 31


Gallery Showcase

Mark Farina - "Out on the Town(s): Paintings of Pacific Grove, Carmel and Monterey"
Plein air painter Farina shows new oils of scenes capturing the charm of three Monterey Peninsula towns from the streets to the shoreline.

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 7, 5-7 pm

Mar 15


Meet the Artists

Miguel Dominguez and Mark Farina 
Come and enjoy an informal question & answer session with watercolor landscape artist Miguel Dominguez and plein air oil painter Mark Farina. Coffee and pastries will be served. Free.

Sunday, March 15, 11 am to noon

Mar 19


Paint-Out

Paint-Out at Monastery Beach, Carmel
Renowned award-winning painter Mark Farina will be leading a CAA Artist Member and Associate Member Paint-Out on Thursday, March 19th at Monastery Beach. This is a wonderful opportunity for Associate Members to paint and get to know Artist Members. Paint in the morning and bring a brown bag lunch. "Show and tell" at 1 pm at the south end of the beach. As a bonus, Mark Farina will offer private critiques to Associate Members upon request that day. This will be the first Paint-Out in a series that Mark will lead this year. Any questions, please contact Mark at: 831-373-0886, or mfarinaartstudio@aol.com

Apr 02 - May 05


Two-Person Show

Anne Downs & Kathryn Greenwald:
"Two Degrees of Abstraction"  - Drawing from 35 years as a plein air painter, Anne Downs' abstract watercolors are derived from her observations of the natural world while pushing the boundaries of watercolor. Kathryn Greenwald works at the edge of representation and abstraction using monotype printmaking processes. She is inspired by the play of light and space, and the natural surroundings near and around her Carmel Valley studio.

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 4, 5-7pm

Apr 17


Meet the Artists

Join Anne Downs and Kathryn Greenwald for appetizers, a slide show and informal chat about their current exhibit and unique approaches to creating their art. Free event.

Friday, April 17, 5-6 pm

Apr 02 - May 05


Gallery Showcase

Guenevere Schwien and Jan Wagstaff
Guenevere Schwien presents new work (oil on wood panel) stretching across several inspirations: flowers, bows, and bubbles, all bringing joy and pleasure to the heart. Jan Wagstaff explores nuances of the natural world while "looking at water" on her large format oil on canvas paintings.

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 4, 5-7 pm