Carmel Art Association’s “For the Love of Art” is a Monterey County-wide art competition and exhibition for high school juniors and seniors. View this year’s work here. Special thanks to the Arts Council for Monterey County with support from the Monterey County Board of Supervisors, and the Barnet Segal Charitable Trust for their generous grants, … Read more
Carmel Art Association is excited to ring in the New Year with an All Members Show installed throughout our gallery! This January show features new artworks from all 80 of our current Artist Members! This exhibition opens on Wednesday, January 3, and closes on Monday, February 5. The Opening Reception for the All Members Show will be held on ArtWalk Second Saturday, January 13, from 4 – 7pm. Join us as we celebrate 2024’s arrival with local art, live jazz, … Read more
The Art of Gifting exhibition brings together the collective talents of CAA artist members, showcasing small-scale treasures that inspire the art of giving. Artworks range in size from 6×6 to 12×16. With each brushstroke and sculpted form, these artists have crafted a heartfelt collection inviting visitors to celebrate the holiday season by sharing the timeless gift of joy and … Read more
Friends and fellow artists Dennis Stanford and Jeffrey Becom employ on-site painting to energize and inform their studio work. These artists approach oil painting using techniques originally developed in watercolor. Decades of practice in both medius have yielded uniquely personal responses to Central Coast environments, from cypress trees and rocky coastlines to still water coves.
Fred Carvell’s solo exhibition titled A Sense of Place is a collection of semi-abstract paintings that depict the landscape of Carmel Valley where he has resided and painted for decades. Carvell’s paintings present his impressions of the land, the shift of seasons, various times of the day, clusters of oaks, and changes in the landscape … Read more
Jerry Van Megert is a legend in his time. This Master Artist, known chiefly by his last name only, claims the title of “The Painter of Pebble Beach,” where he has lived and created landscapes and seascapes of iconic Central Coast scenes for over fifty years. Van Megert’s solo retrospective exhibition titled Van Megert: A … Read more
Richard Tette‘s solo exhibition titled Backroads, captures a wide range of rural Central Coast locales. The artist works from memories gathered over decades of travels along California backroads stretching from King City to Half Moon Bay. Tette channels these reminiscences of rustic homes, crumbling barns, big still skies, rising mons, vernal pools, and lazy streams … Read more
Experience the extraordinary through CAA’s October group show, Mythic II. Conceived by artist member Melissa Lofton and a group of local visionaries, this exhibition transcends time and space, weaving together characters from global myths, legends, and folklore. Immerse yourself in a world of breathtaking imagination, where familiar figures are reborn with profound playfulness and mystery. … Read more
Painters Alicia Meheen and Roianne Hart are excited to collaborate in the September Showcase exhibit. Alicia’s interests range from iconic Carmel coastal scenes, to the Sierra, to inland vineyards. Roianne paints a variety of subjects: flowers, figures, and scenes from the amazing landscape of our Peninsula to New Mexico.