June 12, 2017 – John Wehrle – Muralist

Our June 12th meeting features local artist John Wehrle, who will show images and talk about the murals and installations he has created over the past thirty-five years. Some of these are familiar as local landmarks, some are monumental statements on bridges and freeways, others have yielded to weather and urban renewal. Paintings from his […]

May 8, 2017 – Julie Cohn – Watercolor

Julie Cohn is a local watercolor artist with an active studio in Berkeley, and instructor at College of Marin, Kentfield. She will demonstrate her portrait expertise with a focus on lips, always expressive! An innovative art instructor,  she enjoys helping others to find and develop their own creativity. For her, watercolor is a transforming medium, one that […]

April 10, 2017 – Maj-Britt Hilstrom – Printmaking Demo

Our program for April 10th features local artist Maj-Britt Hilstrom, sculptor and printmaker whose work focuses on her passion for our earth’s water and its protection. She will demonstrate woodblock printmaking following brief announcements at 7:30 pm, emphasizing the Japanese method of multiple color and/or print editions. As a student of Japanese artist Toshi Yoshida, her personal […]

Pablo Villicana-Lara presents at March 13 meeting

Our March 13 meeting will feature a painting demonstration by Pablo Villicaña-Lara, local award-winning watercolor artist and jurist.  His discovery, 20 years ago, of the tangible quality of light and clarity of color possible with watercolor compelled him to abandon all other media (oil, ceramics, pastel and textiles) to work exclusively in watercolor. The heart […]

Meeting Monday February 13 @ 7:00

Oil Painting Demo Erica Norelius will give an oil painting demo at the El Cerrito Art Association meeting at 7:00 pm on Feb.13 in the Garden Room of the El Cerrito Community Center. Erica will paint a color study using a photo from her painting trip to Cuba, step two in her process of studio […]

ECAA October 10 Meeting

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 […]

Karen Leoni Demonstrates Oil Painting

Karen Leoni will demonstrate oil painting at the El Cerrito Art Association meeting at 7:00 pm on Sept.12 in the Garden Room of the El Cerrito Community Center. Karen paints outside to capture the essence of landscape. Her demo will focus on “showing atmospheric perspective” while painting from a photo. She works in both oil […]

August Mini Art Show Winners

First Place – Ron Wolter Second Place – Daniel Altman Third Place – Marie Cotter

August 8th ECAA Meeting – Father Arthur Poulin

Our program for the August 8th meeting features local artist Father Arthur Poulin, a Camaldolese monk and priest who paints in acrylic. He will share his distinctive method (which begins with many layers of black gesso), through a short video and discussion of his contemplative process with several of his images. Inspired by the Impressionists, he has developed a […]

July Mini Art Show winners

Tonight’s topic was – Some Like it Hot! First Place – Joanne Uomini, All is Well, watercolor Second Place – Daniel Altman, California Hills, oil Third Place – Sylvia Mori, Venician Festival, glass mosaic