November 2, 2021
SCA Meeting November 14

Hi to all our SCA members! We are trying to start the process of coming back together for in-person SCA meetings. Janet Adams is offering her home for the first meeting and a chance to see a look back at selected artwork from the last 20 years (approx). Let’s use this as a jumping-off point […]

October 22, 2021
Norm Ellis | Seascapes

Norm Ellis has a piece accepted into the Seascapes online exhibition in the Painting & Other Media Special Recognition Category at Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery. Visit the show here:

October 5, 2021
Norm Ellis accepted to September OPEN Show

HelvetArt online art competition aims to discover talents, regardless of their experience or nationality.  Visit the online exhibition at

September 24, 2021
Celene Favila | Grace Galleries

Save the Art Date! Excited & honored to be a part of Laguna Beach Premier Art Collective at The Grace Galleries starting in October, Celene Favila is one of twenty-one artists who will be showcasing their art. Celene will be showing a few new pieces As well as a couple of series pieces. One of […]

September 24, 2021
Norm Ellis in "FACES" online exhibit

ART ROOM Gallery Online Art competition “Faces” started in August 2021 and concluded on September 16, 2021. Art Room Gallery received entries from many countries around the world. The Faces theme in this competition included diversity in types, styles, and mediums (oil on canvas, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, graphite, charcoal, scratchboard, pencil, ink, digital, photography). The […]

September 20, 2021
Randy Au | Artistic License Fair

Saturday, Oct. 16, 10am-6pmSunday, Oct. 17, 10am-4pmNo entry fee The Muck is proud to be the new home for the Artistic License Fair in 2021. Celebrating 27 years, the Artistic License Fair is a fine crafts show featuring the highly collected work of over fifty L.A., Orange, and Riverside County artisans. SCA member Randy Au […]

September 17, 2021
Norm Ellis Accepted to 2021 Artist's Choice

Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the second Modern Art online art show for the month of September 2021. The Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the second Artist's Choice online art show for the month of September 2021. The show encompassed a range of artistic styles and mediums (oil on canvas, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, charcoal, ink, […]

September 17, 2021
Norm Ellis at Las Laguna Art Gallery

SCA artist Norm Ellis has a piece, Fantasy 19, accepted to the Las Laguna Gallery The Forgetting Room online exhibit. The show runs October 1st - 31st, 2021. For this online exhibition, artists were asked to explore the concept of memory and time. As this is an online exhibition, any and all media is acceptable.  […]

September 3, 2021
Norm Ellis Accepted to Modern Art Show

Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the second Modern Art online art show for the month of September 2021. The show encompassed a range of artistic styles and mediums (oil on canvas, acrylic, watercolor, charcoal, collage, resin, polyactid acid, photography, digital). Each submission has been judged based on the following elements of artistic expression: originality and […]

August 4, 2021
Norm Ellis Accepted to Blue|Grey Cube

"Blue" Online Art Show | Grey Cube Gallery Norm Ellis was accepted as a Finalist in the Grey Cube Gallery "Blue" Online Art Show Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the first Blue online art show for the month of August 2021. The show encompassed a range of artistic styles and mediums (oil on canvas, acrylic, […]

June 5, 2021
The Quilt Project

A year in the making! Stop in to see the beautiful quilt squares created and donated by artists and community members. Shelley Heffler's "We are Home" The Community Quilt Project will be on view at the Lancaster Museum of Art from June 5th until September 15th.  See all the works in the catalog available on AmazonAuction […]

June 5, 2021
Norm Ellis | Lines, Shapes & Objects

SCA artist Norm Ellis is exhibiting in the 3rd Annual Lines, Shapes & Objects (June 2021) Online Juried Art Exhibition, hosted by Fusion Art. For this competition, both 2D and 3D artists were encouraged to share their best art and photography depicting Lines, Shapes & Objects. All artists, over the age of 18, regardless of location […]

February 17, 2021
56th Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition

Call for Entries now open! The 56th Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition presents an opportunity for artists to show and sell their artwork to the public in a one-day exhibit, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting community art programs throughout the year. The annual exhibition features recently created original artwork in various mediums, including […]

February 17, 2021
Norm Ellis | 56th Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition

Norm Ellis was accepted to the 56th Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition this year with two pieces. Saturday, June 26 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Food and Wine Pavilion 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. Exhibition open to the public 4:30 p.m. Awards Presentation Newport Beach Civic Center Community Room at 100 Civic Center Drive

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 […]

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.

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 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 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

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 […]

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 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 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 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 […]

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 […]

February 28, 2019
Roger Gordon at Bistango
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 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 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 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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