As a 501c3 non-profit organization, CAA works to cultivate and enrich the creative lives of local artists and Concord area residents through exhibits, education, public art and community giving. Founded in 1963, CAA is the oldest art association in Contra Costa County. Members include artists, crafters, makers, enthusiasts and supporters of the arts. 


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PO Box 641, Concord CA 94522



President - John Nakanishi
Vice President - Patti St. Denis
Treasurer - Sharon Petersen
Recording Secretary - Catherine Hensiek

Board Members

Michele Browne

Pat Calabro

Renaye Johnson

Pat McDermont
Samineh Perryman

Deema Sheranko

Newsletter Editor
Laurie Mansur

Membership Chair
Lisa Fulmer

Lifetime Members

Mary Francis Crabtree

Julie Limburg

Frogard Schmidt

Patricia Strout