Visit Concord has invited CAA members to participate in the new and improved Concord Crawl in advance of the general public! This event, previously organized by the Concord AAUW, is called the Concord Art and Wine (and Beer!) Walk has been renamed and will be held June 18 from 1-4 pm in Todos Santos Plaza -- along with the Corvette Show! Crawl participants will visit businesses to sample wine/beer and a small appetizer, as well as enjoy music at several stops, including Sal
The Concord Art Association is excited to announce a scholarship for DVC art students. CAA will be offering four $500.00 scholarships to qualified art students. The scholarship not only provides financial assistance, but we also offer a one year CAA membership to recipients a chance to display their artwork on our virtual gallery an opportunity to participate in CAA art shows collaboration with CAA members in public art projects February-March(our utility box projects).
John Muir Hospital Auxiliary Art Show Forty juried works are on display now through February 25 at the Aspen Surgery Center on the John Muir Campus. There is free garage parking, then take the elevator in the middle of the garage to Garden Level. The show is open between 7am and 6pm Monday through Friday. Please stop by and see these beautiful works of art on the theme of "Wellness and Wellbeing."
Rotating Gallery has started again for 2022. We currently have seven locations and ten artists showing their work. Some of our locations are more accessible than others. However, the art is appreciated by many people at all these sites. We change our art on a quarterly basis. The current quarter runs from January through March 2022. You can see the following artists work at these locations: Assemblyman Tim Grayson’s Office, 2151 Salvio St., Concord: Kara Bonsteel Bambino’s I
by Lori Rutlege-Caughy Concord Art Association members' show at the Big Break Visitors Center, “Voices of the Delta from a Concord Point of View.” is a success. I spoke with several employees recently at Big Break and they said the art show has been well-received by the public – they love to see artwork created by local artists! Thank you Big Break Regional Park for having our artwork at your facility! Big Break Regional Shoreline is located at 69 Big Break Road Oakley, Cal
As a soccer coach, I understand the importance of warming up before practices or games. Warming up helps prepare the body for the upcoming physical exertions. For athletes, the warm-up helps prevent injuries and improves performance with sport-specific motions, activating that “muscle memory” and putting the athlete in the right frame of mind. Similarly, when musicians warm up, they make sure their instruments are in tune with each other and prepare physically and mentally fo
February Plein Air News! February 2022 is quite a special month for CAA! We have teamed with Nancy Roberts, an avid plein air artist, art instructor, has exhibited her work in several galleries, participated in regional shows & plein air events, organizes group paint-outs, presents demonstrations for art associations, teaches workshops and is a CAA member! Nancy organized the “Contra Costa Plein Air” group that meets weekly. This group connects plein air artists in and around
CAA Members, please check your inbox for our first Call for Artists for 2022. The theme is "Journeys: Exploring My Mind and the World." The venue is aRt Cottage in downtown Concord. This members-only show will run in May and June. Information will also be posted on the CAA website. Non-members wishing to participate should join CAA at concordartassociation.org before submitting for the show. (see link above) Three more Calls for Artists will be arriving in your inbox in Febru
Please join us on Tuesday, February 8 at 6:00pm for a virtual demonstration and presentation by Georgia artist Micah Goguen. Join us as we learn about a fun and stress free way of creating beautiful and expressive art in a new and exciting way! Get an amazing result regardless of your skill level with this gel plate mono print demo. The clear gel plate acts as a transparency over the image allowing you to extract the subject using rich layers of color. You