ECAA October 10 Meeting

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Talk on the Artwork of Ed Ruscha

Marsha Holm will show images and give a talk on the artwork of Ed Ruscha at the El Cerrito Art Association meeting at 7:00 pm on Oct.10 in the Garden Room of the El Cerrito Community Center.

Ed Ruscha’s work was recently on display as part of the America and the Wild West exhibit at the De Young Museum. Marsha is a docent at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco who provides in depth presentations on the works and artists featured at the museums.

The Oct. 10 meeting will be held in the Garden Room of the El Cerrito Community Center, 7007 Moeser Lane, El Cerrito. The evening begins at 7:00 pm with social time and a “mini art show” of members’ work. A brief business meeting is held at 7:30, followed by the speaker.

El Cerrito Art Association meetings are open to the public, and visitors and new members are always welcome. For further information about this program, contact Barbara Daniell at 510-277-6996 or For more information about the Association, see The Community Center is handicapped-accessible.

Doris Mendell showing at Piedmont Gardens

Doris Villadsen Mendell, member of El Cerrito Art Association, is presently showing 50 works: paintings, photographs and pen- and- ink drawings at Piedmont Gardens, 110 41st Street, Oakland. The show will be up through November, 2016.

Artist Getaway

Occidental is one month away and there’s still time to sign up. Come stay for 5 nights and paint at the Sonoma Coast, Grove of Old Trees, Russian River at Cassini Ranch Camp, and Ocean Song Garden. All locations are easily accessible from the parking area. Print the registration from the website or call Samantha if you have any questions. 415-828-4991. Email:

Artist Getaway 2016

Occidental, October 16-22, 2016

Artist Getaway 2017

Half Moon Bay, May 1-5, 2017

Murphys, June 4-9, 2017


Rich Fowler’s postcard

richRich Fowler, who is the artist of the beautiful postcard announcing our show was inadvertently not identified on the postcard.  Please note that the execution and design of the postcard was done by Rich Fowler.  His website is posted on our site.


Show Postcards now Available

2016-ecaa-art-show-postcard-front-onlineThe annual art show is approaching and the postcards for the show will be available at our upcoming meeting on September 12. We have plenty of cards so please plan to take many and send them to your friends and spread them around in art related venues. Please feel free to have a fellow member pick up cards for you at the meeting if needed.
As usual, we’ll also have postcards available in a few public spots so if you can’t make it to the meeting you’ll still be able to get cards. The front of this year’s postcard, as well as a combination of the front and back, are included as JPEG files below. Please help spread the word!
And, if you haven’t already got your show applications in yet, please do so as soon as possible.