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Our members enjoy great benefits throughout the year. SOCALPAPA offers members demos by well-known professional artists, juried art shows and sales, weekly paint-outs, paint-aways to interesting locations outside of Orange County and a fun holiday party to end the year.
Membership is $65 per calendar year. Renewals are made during December and January of each year.  Please be aware that should you choose to join our group late in the year, or renew late, we will be unable to grant an extension of the fee into the following year.
We love our art patrons - your membership is a cool $35/year. Student memberships are $35/year.
Join our group of enthusiastic outdoor painters - be part of the fun - and click here to sign up: 
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     February 22     Irvine Museum Tour  11:00 AM
  'Upon a Painted Ocean' - an Ode to the California Coast                                                                                                       

     March 29      Susan de'Armond Demo
  July 27-28    Back Bay Art Show & Sale     
  Please check our website often as we finalize our events for the year.  

    We love to paint, show our work and have fun:                                   

                                                                                   Paint-Outs                                                                                     Indoor Art Shows                                                                                Demos

Art Shows benefiting environmental groups                                    Time for contemplation                                        Juried Art Shows                                                   Quick Draw and Sale

FEATURED ARTIST   Teri Gammalo        


Teri joined SOCALPAPA a few years ago. Teri loves to create art and believes art is a journey with new adventures each week.

Teri paints in oil as well as watercolor, pastel and acrylic. She studied with many notable art mentors and is also a member of National Watercolor Society and a juried member of Watercolor West. Teri demonstrates for local art associations as well as the OC Fair. She teaches art classes each week and is proud of her students and their yearly art exhibit in Tustin.

To see more of Teri's art, please click here:     Teri Gammalo Fine Art

Irvine                                                                 Crystal Cove                                              Key Hole Rock, Laguna Beach                              Big Bend, Laguna Canyon                                   Central Park, Huntington Beach