MEMBERSHIP - JOIN NOW
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: Member Signup / Information
BACK BAY JURIED ART SHOW & SALE
In Partnership with the Newport Bay Conservancy and Orange County Parks
JURIED SHOW: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12 THROUGH FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2018
DISPLAY SHOW & SALE: SATURDAY/SUNDAY OCTOBER 20 AND 21, 2018
Show participation is open to Members only.
Muth Interpretive Center, 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach.
For additional details, rules and the Prospectus
, click here: Documents
Artists who were accepted to participate in the Back Bay Weekend Exhibit and Sale may submit images to www.onlinejuriedshows.com between September 2 and September 23 for the juried portion of the event. Be sure to read the Prospectus carefully before submitting your images.
FEATURED ARTIST Kathleen Strukoff – Modern Colorist
Capturing the essence of a scene (alla prima) on location in one quick and energetic session. Kathleen uses a combination of palette knife and vigorous brushwork with bold colors to express her translation of the scene. She is known for her brilliant colors and capturing the light whether it is an urban scene or a landscape!
Kathleen’s love for painting landscapes began as a young girl growing up in New Mexico where she first started painting in the beautiful environment of northern New Mexico. Like many artists, she was moved by the spectacular vistas and colors that you see in nature on a daily basis when you live in the high desert areas of this state.
In recent years, she has become obsessed with the spirit and challenge of plein air painting. To see more of Kathleen's work, please click here: Kathleen Strukoff Artwork