Artists of all media, skill levels and interests are welcome to join our group for inspiration, support and camaraderie.
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Learn to paint still life paintings from life. The focus of this workshop will be on creating clean color and confident brushstrokes. Feel free to paint in your own style, allowing for some coaching through the process.
Start the morning off with a demonstration, then begin warming up with smaller 20- to 40-minute paintings. Practice the art of letting go and focus on what you are seeing. After lunch, work on one larger still life (or two, if you are up for the challenge!).
Saturday, August 18, 2018, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grace Hudson Museum
431 S. Main Street at Clay
Ukiah, CA 95482
Fees are $75.00 for MCAA Members and $95.00 for non-members.
The Workshop is limited to 12 people!
More information may be found HERE.
For more than 60 years many, many people have put their hearts and hands into keeping MCAA rolling along. However, no one has expressed a willingness to help out with several functions/ positions publicized for quite some time. We know people are very busy these days.
The Board will need to meet to consider if MCAA can continue to do the many things we try to do for the Members. Without more committed help, we will need to determine whether MCAA can be “reshaped” so that the organization can remain sustainable.
If you have thoughts on how MCAA might conserve energy, streamline, or otherwise “reshape” itself, please e-mail Diana Steele at or call 707-743-2256 to discuss your ideas.
...has shared some resources that may be helpful to artists now and in the future:
The Community Foundation of Mendocino County supports relief efforts at NCO, Inc. and NCO may be able to link you to local resources.
The Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF+) has emergency relief grants and interest-free loans available for eligible artists working in craft disciplines. Guidelines and eligibility are available on the CERF+ website. The application process is quick and easy, with a rapid response of 2 weeks to give artists the help they need as soon as possible.
The Joan Mitchell Foundation's Emergency Grant Program is available for painters and sculptors who have suffered physical losses due to a natural disaster that relate to their artistic practice. Click here to learn more.
MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. A directory of resources for musicians and other artists is available on the MusiCares website.
Networking for Disaster Management in the Performing Arts
Steve Eberhardt, Project Coordinator
Performing Arts Readiness project