December 22, 2020
Norm Ellis accepted to small works - Big Talent

SCA member Norm Ellis has been accepted to show in the Las Laguna Gallery small works - Big Talent show online exhibition: Fantasy 3 The show runs January 7 - 30, 2021 Gallery + Online This exhibition will highlight small works with big impact. The theme for the work is artwork that is small in […]

September 21, 2020
Randall Holbrook: Seascapes and Tall Ships at The Cottage Gallery

Randall Holbrook has been invited as a guest artist at The Cottage Gallery on Los Rios Street in San Juan Capistrano.   September 16 - November 8.   He is showing seascapes and tall ships, with prints to sell as well.   Randall will be in the gallery on Saturday, September 19, and Sunday, September […]

February 25, 2020
Call for Entries: 14th Annual California Centered: Printmaking

The Merced County Arts Council is now accepting entries for its 14th Annual California Centered: Printmaking Exhibition. This will be held at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center, which features multiple galleries for contemporary visual arts. This 28,000 sq. ft. interdisciplinary fine arts and education facility is located in downtown Merced, California. IMPORTANT DATES March 29th, […]

January 25, 2020
Artists' Call: Made In California

The Brea Gallery is currently accepting submissions for their annual Made in California Juried Exhibition through February 20th, open to all California artists working in all mediums. Made in CaliforniaJuried Exhibition Entry Deadline:February 20, 2020, 11:59pmExhibit Dates:April 25 – June 19, 2020Opening Reception:Saturday, April 25, 7-9pm This annual juried exhibit showcases artwork from all over […]

January 18, 2020
Welcome New Members

We have new members to welcome in 2020! Kendall Johnson, Susie Ilsley, Doug Ward, Yi-Li Ward, Norm Ellis, Sharon Algozer, Karen Duckles, Georga Garside, and Linda Banks.

January 18, 2020
Call for Artists: Oil Painters of America 29th National Juried Exhibition

RS Hanna Gallery244 West Main StreetFredericksburg, TX, 78624830-307-3071 Show Dates: May 15 - June 13, 2020Convention Dates: May 12 - 17 SUBMISSIONS DUE:  Friday, January 24, 2020 The opening reception for artists, collectors, the public and the press will be held on Friday, May 15, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with the awards presentation […]

November 27, 2019
Exhibit Opportunity | Snap to Grid: The Un-Juried Exhibit

December 12, 2019-January 4, 2020Opening Reception Saturday, December 14, 6-9 pmArt Walk Preview Thursday, December 12, 7-9 pm Show your work in our un-juried exhibit featuring digital art and photography at the annual exhibit of this very popular program. All entries will be printed (8.5"x11" on heavyweight paper) and shown in our gallery arranged in a grid. […]

November 16, 2019
Instagram Workshop

Hi SCA members! At our last meeting on Nov 10, we planned a workshop by one of our new members. We decided to learn about Instagram and how to use it as a form of communication in our professional lives. So we have scheduled it at Desiree Engel's residence Emerald Court on Sunday, Nov 24 […]

November 15, 2019
Thom Wright at HBAC Inspired

Dear family and friends, terrestrials and aliens, I am pleased to announce the Opening Reception of the Sixth Annual "Inspired" Art Exhibition. This show has over 200 art works by over 100 members of the Artist Council of the Huntington Beach Art Center. Opening night is this coming Saturday, November 16, 6 - 9 pm, […]

November 8, 2019
Ron Reekers at HBAC Inspired

Ron Reekers has two major pieces in the Huntington Beach Art Center Inspired Exhibition on show from November 16 – December 14, 2019, at 538 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Ron will be at the reception on Saturday, November 16, from 6:30 – 9:00 pm. Please come and say hello.

November 5, 2019
Art Talk with Thom Wright

This coming Thursday evening (Nov 7), starting at 6 pm, an important artist that you may know will be talking about his life and his art. It is his first art talk in his life, and that being said, in no way should you doubt that something interesting may be discussed. This talk is being […]

October 20, 2019
SCA Meeting

Hi SCA Members! I hope you had a great summer. I want to apologize for disappearing for most of that time. I was rescuing kittens from the coyotes at the park and working toward getting them adopted when I, unfortunately, took some kittens from another location who were sick, and then everyone got sick. It […]

October 11, 2019
SCA Members Showing: Surf City Arts Fest 2019

Ron Reekers is showing a series of prints entitled "Moonlight Series", "La Bomba" and Bonsai prints as well as T-Shirts. He is located in Space #40. "I'm excited to show this work since it's not been shown since 2004 at the A Loft gallery (Thanks Mike and Rebecca). It's a poetic series based on the […]

September 20, 2019
Member Showing: Art In The Park

Two SCA members are in the show: Janet Inez Adams and Ron Reekers. Please come out and support them.

August 30, 2019
Open Call: Into the Light

Open Call: Into the Light ORANGE COUNTY CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (OCCCA)  117 N. Sycamore Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701 715-667-1517 Deadline for Entries: December 30, 2019 Exhibition Dates: February 1, 2020 - March 28, 2020 Are you into the light? From Caravaggio to Turrell, light is essential for art. With digital effects, or old master techniques, […]

August 14, 2019
How to Spot and Avoid Buyer Fraud

This article appears on Their blog contains informative articles on the business of art. If you’ve been an artist with any type of internet presence over of the last ten years, you’ve most likely had a similar experience: You open your email account and have a new message waiting for you with a potential […]

August 10, 2019
Coastline Art Gallery Presents: Desert | Dessert

August 24—September 26 Artist Reception: Saturday, August 24, 6:00-8:00 pm Hours: Tuesday 12:00-4:00 pm and Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm (Coffee and doughnuts in the morning!)Open by Appointment Exhibiting Artists: Coastline Art Gallery1515 Monrovia AvenueNewport Beach, CA

August 5, 2019
2019 Juried Fine Art Exhibition

Deadline: August 25, 2019 Fee (USD): $25.00 City of Laguna Beach, City Hall, 505 Forest Avenue Honorarium: 1st Place $1,000; 2nd Place $500; and 3rd Place $250 Eligibility: Open to all Orange County artists 18 years of age or older. Work must be original and executed within the past two years. Work must not have been […]

July 26, 2019
Back Bay Art Show & Sale

In partnership with Newport Bay Conservancy and OC Parks, Socalpapa's ARTISTS are staging this summer's best ART SHOW & SALE at The Muth Interpretive Center overlooking the beautiful Back Bay. This is Socalpapa's conservation and fundraising effort for Newport Bay Conservancy. 35% of all sales will go to the Conservancy. Ron Reekers will have several of his […]

July 26, 2019
16th Annual Art in the Park

Art in the Park returns to Newport Beach for its 16th Year on Saturday, September 28th. Note the new date!!!. The annual event is held by the Newport Beach Arts Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) dedicated to supporting the arts in Newport Beach and the work of the city-appointed Arts Commission. It is held on the beautiful Civic Green in […]

June 27, 2019
Roger Gordon Exhibiting at OC Fair and Bistango

Lilies and Koi will be on exhibit at the Orange County Fair. The fair runs from July 12th to August 11th at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Visit the OC Fair & Event Center website for more info. Roger also has 8 pieces at Bistango in Irvine through July. Visit the Bistango Restaurant […]

June 5, 2019
Exhibit Opportunity: ArtVenture 2019

ARTventure 2019 September 6 & 7 @ SCFTA – Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall Lobby Artwork Submission Deadline: Monday, July 15 Hosted by the Costa Mesa Cultural Arts Committee

June 2, 2019
Ron Reekers and Thom Wright at the 55th Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition

SCA members Ron Reekers and Thom Wright each have two paintings accepted at the Annual Art Exhibition of Newport Beach, on Saturday, June 15. Ron's two paintings are Southern California landscapes, and Thom's two paintings are abstracts from his latest series called "In Balance with Nature". This is a one day show from 11 am […]

May 29, 2019
SCA Meeting June 15

Hi SCA Members! I am glad to announce we have a meeting scheduled for Saturday, June 15 at WorkWell in Irvine from 2-4 pm. This is a new venue for Orange County artists. It is a spectacular space and is an open concept office setting for small businesses. And they incorporate art! The show that […]

May 10, 2019
Call for Artists: 50 | 50

Artist Call Detail 11th Annual 50|50 Show For California artists Call for Entries – 11th Annual 50|50 Show, Aug 30–Sept 22, 2019 This exciting and challenging juried show is now accepting entries on CaFE™ ( Click here for complete info and to enter. THE CHALLENGE: Create 50 works of art in 50 days! Sanchez Art […]

May 8, 2019
Sunset Beach Art Festival

Ron Reekers has a couple of pieces in this year’s Art Festival in Sunset Beach.  Open reception is this Friday the 10th from 6-8pm at the 12th Street Community Center in Sunset Beach.

April 8, 2019

Ocean-Inspired Artwork by DESIREE ENGEL (ceramics) and Elizabeth DARON Redmon (paintings) Exhibit runs from April 12 – May 4, 2019 Opening Reception is April 13, 2019, 6:00 pm at GALLERY 57 UNDERGROUND In the basement of dA Art Center 252-D S. Main St. Pomona, CA 91766 (909) 397-9716 Open Friday & Saturday 1:00-4:00pm  DESIREE […]

April 8, 2019
12x12 | The Gallery at WorkWell

We had a great turnout for the reception. The show will be up until June 15, so if you haven't had a chance to visit the 12x12 show and the space at Workwell, there is still time! Here are some pics from the reception: 12" x 12" Group Exhibition April 15 - June 15 Artist […]

April 7, 2019
Dessert | Desert

Are you looking for a project to work on over the summer? The Coastline Art Gallery will give you a panel to paint on but are asking for only images of your favorite dessert. These images will be collected at the end of August and will be hung as part of a larger installation for […]

April 5, 2019
55th Annual Newport Beach Art exhibition

Click the graphic for more info and to submit entries

April 2, 2019
Art That's Small at City Hall

Now through April 18, 2019, stop by City Hall during business hours and see this year's Art That’s Small exhibition, featuring small-scale 2-D and relief artworks by local artists including SCA member Juliane Hodjera. The Arts Commission also invites the public to attend the artist reception and awards presentation on Thursday, April 4, 2019, from […]

April 1, 2019
Therefore I Am

Deadline for Entries: June 1, 2019 Notification of Jury Results: June 8, 2019 Exhibition Dates: July 6, 2019 - August 24, 2019 Therefore, I Am is about the representation of identity in art, self-portraiture, constructed personas, artistic alter egos, and hybrids --- sexual, political, and cultural --- in painting, sculpture, assemblage, photography, video, installation, fashion, and craft. Therefore, I Am […]

March 31, 2019
RIBBA 5 and Community Art Fair

SCA Members Karen Feuer-Schwager, Sharon Kump, Janet Inez-Adams, Ronald Reekers, Bob Pece, and Randall Holbrook invite you to join them at RIBBA 5 Show reception and Community Art Fair at the Coastline Gallery. What is RIBBA? All the artists in the exhibition have submitted their work to the gallery in the same style of IKEA […]

March 3, 2019
12" x 12" at Workwell

We welcome submissions in any media or style, provided that the submission lives in 12" x 12" space. Participants are only required to submit one work of art. We recommend sending between three and six so that our curator may gain insight into your artistic pursuits. There is no need to submit a resume, C.V., […]

February 28, 2019
Roger Gordon at Bistango
February 28, 2019
Let's Make Art

  Erna Van Dyk is offering the following classes this March: March 4th, 10am - 12ish Weekly art classes for adults. Join me Monday morning to paint this Sea Turtle All levels welcome. $28 per person The Dragonfly Shops & Gardens 260 North Glassell Street, Orange, CA 92866 Telephone: 714-289-4689 Please call to reserve your […]

February 28, 2019
Ribba 5

Hi! The opening for RIBBA 5 and the Art Fair is Saturday, April 6th. The application and details are now on the website for Coastline Art Gallery. The RIBBA frame size this year is square 19 3/4" and available at IKEA for $14.95. The Art Fair begins at 3 pm and is $20 (with table […]

February 18, 2019
A look at some new work by our artists

Roger Gordon has posted 5 new works to his portfolio page. Five members brought new pieces to the February 9th meeting to share and discuss. Water seemed to be the underlying theme for the day!  

February 11, 2019
Craft Revolution

Juror: Staci Steinberger, Assistant Curator, Decorative Arts and Design, LACMA February 2 - March 23, 2019 Opening Reception February 2nd, 6:00 - 10:00pm 117 North Sycamore, Santa Ana, CA. 92701 USA 714.667.1517 Craft Revolution shows works with the unity of inspiration and skill philosophers call “craft” --- in drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, ceramics, weaving, […]

February 9, 2019
Newport Beach Sculpture Exhibition

The City of Newport Beach (City) is pleased to announce a call for entries for its Invitational Sculpture Exhibition to further activate the splendor of the City’s Civic Center Park. Artists, private collectors, galleries, and museums/non-profit institutions are invited to submit artworks for consideration for a temporary exhibition at the site. This is a unique […]

February 5, 2019
13th Annual California Centered: Printmaking Exhibition

CALL TO ARTISTS! Submissions are now being accepted for the 13th Annual California Centered: Printmaking Exhibition, which will show at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center. Entry deadline is March 9th, 2019! Click on the link below...

February 4, 2019

Hi SCA members, There is an unusual art gallery in Laguna Beach that we have been invited to hold an exhibit in for the months of April and May 2019. If you might be interested, please let Janet know before February 1st. Here are a few details: Each artist will pay $100 for the 2 […]

February 3, 2019
SCA Meeting at Irvine Fine Arts Center - Feb 9

This Saturday is the SCA meeting to be held at one pm at the IRVINE FINE ARTS CENTER. Visit the calendar for directions. Please bring your recent artwork to discuss. Agenda will include future exhibits and new locations for meetings. Also if you'd like to serve as SCA secretary or programs, let Sharon know. See you all there! […]

January 16, 2019
Centered on the Center

January 26–March 9, 2019 Members & Patrons Preview: Sat, Jan 26th | 5:30—6:30pm Public Opening Reception: Sat, Jan 26th | 6:30—9pm Art for Lunch: Thurs, Feb 14th | 11:30am—1:30pm Film Screening The Mystery of Picasso: Thurs, Feb 28th | 6:30—8:30pm Poetry Night: Thurs, Mar 7th | 6:30—8:30pm This annual open-call, non-juried, salon-style group exhibition features approximately […]

December 14, 2018
2019 Membership Renewal

It's that time of year again. Membership dues were increased $5 in a vote at the meeting held December 8th. The new dues structure is: Standard = $40 Student = $30 Family = $50 Go to the MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL page to stay current. Thanks, and here's to a creative and successful 2019!  

November 17, 2018
SCA Member Holiday Party and Gift Exchange Dec. 8

Hi SCA members! It is time again for our Annual Holiday Art Exchange! Janet Adams has volunteered her house for our get together on December 8 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  This is an opportunity to celebrate our creativity and friendships. Everyone brings a wrapped art gift that represents something special of themselves to […]

November 6, 2018
The Shape of Things

Froukje Schaafsma is exhibiting in The Shape of Things at the Progress Gallery, Pomona. Curated by Denise Kraemer. November 10 - December 1, 2018 Opening reception: November 10 300 S. Thomas Street Pomona, CA 91766 (909) 461-3332

October 30, 2018
Inspired: The 5th Annual Artist Council Exhibition

November 17 - December 15, 2018 SCA members Ron Reekers, Ron Howlett, and Thom Wright are featured in this month-long exhibit. Thom has written a statement regarding his work in the show. Members & Patrons Preview: Sat, Nov 17th | 5:30—6:30pm Public Opening Reception: Sat, Nov 17th | 6:30—9pm Art for Lunch: Nov 29th | 11:30am—1:30pm […]

October 29, 2018
2018 Inglewood Open Studios

Join me, @Shelley Heffler Studios, for the 2018 Inglewood Open Studios What: A two-day art crawl throughout the Inglewood community to visit the studios of nearly 50 artists. Includes a group exhibition of IOS participants @ Residency Gallery, 310 E Queen St, Inglewood, CA 90301. Many artists, including myself, will be hosting special activities in their studios. There […]

October 1, 2018
Janet Adams Accepted to Melting Pot/Melting Point

New experimental encaustic work by Janet Inez Adams, MFA, has been juried into MELTING POT/MELTING POINT, an international exhibit. This exhibit runs from September 28th until October 21, 2018, at the Museum of Encaustic Art, 632 Agua Fria Street in Santa Fe.

September 10, 2018
SCA Member Meeting

Hi all! Hope you had a great summer and made it through all our heat this year! We will have our meeting at the Irvine Fine Arts Center next Saturday, Sept 15 at 2 pm. In case you haven't made it before, there is a seating area through the gallery and facing the park. Be […]

September 8, 2018
Art Venture 2018

Three pieces by Thom Wright and one by Roger Gordon have been accepted to the ART Venture 2018 Exhibition, to be held at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Check the calendar for directions.

September 2, 2018

Jim Dahl is in a group show at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center. Liberation/Incarceration September 6 – October 14 Accounting for over twenty percent of prisoners in the world, the United States has the highest rate of incarceration per capita than any other nation. This group exhibition will explore artistic themes of personal and societal oppression […]

August 23, 2018
Altered States - Shelley Heffler Solo Exhibition

Shelley Heffler is pleased to announce a Solo Exhibition at Art Depot Gallery 16822 Spring St. Fontana, CA 92335 September 4, through September 28, 2018  The title of the exhibition, Altered States, refers to the potential of art to lead the viewer to another sense of self and place. My artwork is an investigation in transformation, […]

August 7, 2018
Hecho a Mano

HECHO a MANO Curated by Jill Moniz Los Angeles Art Association is proud to present the second iteration of Hecho a Mano (Made by Hand). Juried by Curator Jill Moniz, the exhibit will feature objects created by emerging artists and explore issues of quality workmanship and cultural heritage. The exhibit opens Saturday, Saturday, August 11, 2018, and runs through […]

June 13, 2018
New Work from Roger Gordon

Roger Gordon has three pieces accepted into the OC Fair. The 2018 OC Fair runs July 13 through Aug. 12 Also, Roger is showing this piece at MuseuM M Gallery June 29 - July 6 Downtown Los Angeles, 4817 West Adams Blvd.

May 21, 2018
Fresh Awards 2018

Dear Art Lovers SCA member Shelley Heffler has been selected to show her new body of work titled Anthropocene for the Fresh Awards Exhibition, 2018. This is a group show of nine artists who were selected from over 400 artist entries last year for the FRESH 2017 juried exhibition.  Jurors, Fatemeh Burnes and Peter Frank, selected the artists […]

April 19, 2018
RIBBA 4 Reception
April 12, 2018
Fred Rose Studio Visit

Mark your calendars! Saturday, May 19th 5 to 8 pm. Southern California Artists has organized a studio visit with artist Fred Rose. Fred Rose has been making and exhibiting wood sculpture for the last 30 years. We are excited to offer this unique experience to SCA members. Download the PDF Invitation here: Fred Rose Studio […]

March 19, 2018
Call for Permanent Artist at the Cove Gallery


September 23, 2017

Janet Inez Adams, MFA has seven art pieces in the current (September - October 2017)  STRINGS ATTACHED Invitational Exhibit at Coastline College Art Gallery. This exhibit was curated by David Michael Lee, Director. WISHBONE AND THE FIRE 2017 - mixed media. Retells the tale of the terrible fire in Brian Head, Ut, that scorched 76,000 […]

July 10, 2017
Women On Word @ BC Space Gallery
May 16, 2017
Call for Artists

The High Desert Arts & Literary Festival September 8 & 9 at  the Victor Valley Museum 11879 Apple Valley Road, Apple Valley, California The High Desert Arts and Literary Festival is calling for artists and artisans of original fine art works to exhibit and sell at its first annual show September 8th and 9th at […]

May 1, 2017
"Nature Prevails" SCA Group Exhibit at BC Space

BC Space is hosting a juried and curated show for current SCA members only. Art selection will be done in two stages: a review of jpg images by Mark Chamberlain final selection when art is on site As the message of the show is of of paramount importance, the curator reserves the right to make […]

April 17, 2017
artist call Curated by Louis Jacinto, whose work has been continuously exhibited in the Southern California area since 1980, and in the last decade he has also focused on showcasing other artists via his periodic publication of onodream Magazine: One Artist, One Conversation, Here/There will be his contribution to The Getty Initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA […]

June 6, 2008
SCA Banks on Art

Wells Fargo Bank 260 Ocean Ave Laguna Beach, CA June 7 - Sep 14 Opening reception for our summer art exhibition Saturday, June 7, 11 am - 1 pm

February 6, 2008
What's Love Got To Do With It?

Wells Fargo Bank 260 Ocean Ave Laguna Beach, CA June 7 - Sep 14 Opening reception for our summer art exhibition Saturday, June 7, 11 am - 1 pm

July 7, 2007
Tenth Annual Exhibition

10th Annual Members Exhibition Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University Opening Reception: Saturday, July 14, 6-9 pm Silent Auction to benefit CHOC (Children's Hospital of OC) Show Dates: July 15 to August 3 A big "Thank You" to all of you that helped make the show so successful! Everyone that put in so much time and energy […]

December 2, 2006
Mixed Media Show

Mixed Media Veronese Gallery

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